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FAMU president resigning immediately

Florida A&M University President James Ammons is stepping down immediately after the school’s board voted to pay him more than $100,000 dollars in bonuses in exchange for leaving sooner. Ammons is the latest to resign in the wake of a hazing scandal and administrative problems plaguing the school but he …

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FAMU president resigns

By Lynn Hatter – FPR,  Matthew Peddie – WMFE & Margie Menzel – WLRN Florida A&M University’s President has resigned in the wake of the hazing death of a band drum major. Lynn Hatter reports President James Ammons’ decision to step aside is the latest in the fallout from stemming from …

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New evidence released in FAMU hazing case

Prosecutors in the case of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion, who died after being hazed on a bus last November, have released more than 15 hundred pages of evidence against the 13 band members who have been charged. As Florida Public Radio’s Trimmel Gomes reports, evidence shows Champion …

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FAMU marching band remains suspended

Florida A&M University’s Marching 100 band will remain under suspension for at least another year. The university’s president says the band will need to undergo a restructuring phase before it can be allowed back on the field. The school is looking to create a new way of governing its famed band …

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