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Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Friday. Hope you're all ready for the weekend. But before you get there, here are the top stories in Florida politics and government that we're reading this morning. * The Orlando Sentinel has an interview with...
Incoming Senate President Don Gaetz on Friday called for a joint legislative review of issues uncovered by the Orlando Sentinel since the hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion last fall. State Sen. David Simmons, meanwhile,...
Three days before the hazing death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion, the university's dean of students urged top administrators to impose a long-term suspension of the school's famous marching band because of concerns about hazing. The recommendation...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Tuesday to you all. Here are the top stories we're reading this morning. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that U.S. Rep. Allen West compared social security to slavery. * Flagler Dog Track is trying to double up on a...
Last summer, state education leaders told Florida A&M University about complaints involving "fraudulent" audits submitted by the school — "executive summaries" for internal financial reviews that, in fact, had not been done. In November, an...
If Robert Champion were a quarterback instead of a drum major,and Julian White were head coach instead of band director, the scene at FAMU would be very different today. For all the unseemly behavior inside college football programs, it's hard to conjure...
Tags: College Sports, Hazing, Sports, Bobby Bowden, College Football
The culture of hazing is so embedded in the fabric of the Florida A&M Marching 100, investigative records show, that the band adopted a language known not just by current and former band members, but even kids in high school aspiring to join the famous...
Tags: Witnesses, Culture, Hazing, Prosecution, Students
A circuit judge in Orlando will review student records obtained by detectives investigating the hazing death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion and decide if they should be released to the public. Lawyers for several defendants sought...
Tags: College Sports, Laws, Trials, Hazing, Crime, Law and Justice
Ammons says 5 people, not 3, decided to allow the FAMU band to perform at the Classic in Orlando last fallSentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelFlorida A&M University President James Ammons told the Orlando Sentinel yesterday that three school officials got together before the Florida Classic in Orlando last fall to discuss hazing problems within the marching band. The group decided, Ammons said,...
Sentinel School Zone - Orlando SentinelU.S. Congresswoman Frederica Wilson announced last week that she has created the framework for anti-hazing legislation that she plans to introduce in the wake of the hazing death of Florida A&M University student Robert Champion. Wilson, D-Miami Gardens, ...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelTALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the morning reads. Here are the top five stories in politics and government that we're reading today. * The Sun-Sentinel reports that 36 Miami cops are being punished following a Sun-Sentinel investigation...
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