Governor Rick Scott is calling on university presidents today to take action in light of the recent hazing death in the Florida A&M marching band. Scott asked the presidents of all eleven Florida universities to review anti-hazing rules and penalties. Robert Champion was a drum major in the band and was found dead earlier this month after suspected hazing. Florida’s 89.1, WUFT-FM’s Steven Gallo spoke with Hank Nuwer who is a professor at Franklin College in Indiana and the author of four books on hazing.[audio:http://www.wuft.org/media/audio/HazingQA.mp3]
Liquor stores all across Florida are begging Governor Rick Scott to veto the bill that would change the law dating back to 1934 and allow retailers to bring the liquor inside with the beer and wine.