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Another FAMU Band Member Charged With Hazing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Another Florida A&M University band member faces a hazing charge, accused of organizing the beating of a female percussionist a few hours before drum major Robert Champion was beaten to death. […]

CBS Tampa–06/01/2012

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Florida A&M Marching Band Suspended Another Year Over Hazing Death

Florida A&M University’s famed marching band is being suspended until 2013.

CBS Tampa–05/14/2012

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13 Charged in Hazing Death of FAMU Band Member

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Thirteen people were charged Wednesday for their roles in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major who was severely beaten in what appears to be one of the […]

CBS Tampa–05/03/2012

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Charges Expected in FAMU Drum Major’s Hazing Death

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — When prosecutors announce criminal charges Wednesday in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University band member, they will embark on a legal chess game involving multiple defendants who require different […]

CBS Tampa–05/02/2012

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Attorney: Family of FAMU Hazing Victim ‘Thankful’

ATLANTA (AP) — The attorney for the family of a Florida A&M University band member who died from a hazing incident last fall said Robert Champion’s parents are “thankful” that authorities plan to file charges […]

CBS Tampa–05/02/2012

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Lawsuit In FAMU Death Reveals Details Of Hazing

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a Florida A&M band member who died after being hazed filed a wrongful death lawsuit Monday against the owner and driver of the charter bus where the ritual […]

02/13/2012

The Florida A&M University marching band seen in actionprior to Super Bowl XLIV between the Indianapolis Colts and the New Orleans Saints on February 7, 2010 at Sun Life Stadium in Miami Gardens, Florida. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

FAMU Band Member Says He Was Verbally Harassed

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A Florida A&M band member said he was verbally harassed by another member for not joining a subgroup of the band’s trombone section known as “Thunder,” according to a letter written by a band staff member to the head of the music department.

CBS Tampa–01/15/2012

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Fla. Gov. gets lesson in higher education politics

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott in less than a week has gotten a crash course in the state’s complicated higher education politics.

CBS Tampa–12/21/2011

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