Florida A & M University’s Band director has broken the silence he’ s held since the death of one of the band’s drum majors two weeks ago. Lynn Hatter reports Dr. Julian White is fighting back against his firing from the university, saying officials were informed of steps he’s taken to eradicate hazing in the band program and failed to follow up.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/WhiteSpeaksFPR.mp3]
The closures will result in a total of nearly 5,000 job cuts nationally, according to Macy's press releases. The seven Macy's locations that were closed in Florida have impacted over 500 employees.