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Georgia Lawmakers Consider Anti-hazing Bill

ATLANTA (AP)— State lawmakers are considering legislation that would toughen Georgia’s law on hazing in schools and colleges. The bill would ban any student convicted of hazing from enrolling inGeorgia’s K-12 schools, colleges and universities, even if the […]

WAOK-AM–02/01/2012

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Another Reported Case Of Hazing At FAMU

Tallahassee, Fl (WAOK/AP)-Florida A&M University President James Ammons says campus police and the Tallahassee Police Department are investigating another suspected case of hazing. This latest case is related to a spring 2011 initiation ceremony involving […]

WAOK-AM–01/31/2012

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FAMU Drum Major May Have Been Attacked Because He Was Gay

Orlando, Fl (Orlando Sentinel/WAOK)-Ever since the death of Florida A&M University drum major Robert Champion in November, questions have been raised about why he was targeted by fellow band members for the fatal beating. Champion’s […]

WAOK-AM–01/11/2012

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Drum Major Parents Will Sue FAMU

FAMU president James Ammons will get to keep his job for now. Florida Governor Rick Scott had asked the board of trustees to suspend Ammons while the investigation continues into the death of drum major […]

WAOK-AM–12/19/2011

In the wake of the Florida A&M marching band incident, one Atlanta school district is shutting down all marching band acitivities amid allegations of inappropriate behavior. (credit: Getty Images)

Dekalb County School System Suspend Bands After Fallout From Florida A&M

An Atlanta-area school district is suspending all marching band activities over concerns of “inappropriate physical activity” between students.

WAOK-AM–12/14/2011

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FAMU President Reprimanded Over Hazing Death

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida A&M University’s Board of Trustees voted Thursday to publicly reprimand the school’s president rather than place him on leave following the death of a band member in what detectives say was […]

WAOK-AM–12/08/2011

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A Second Possible Hazing Incident Investigated At FAMU

Tallahassee, Florida media sources are reporting a second alleged hazing victim has come forward at Florida A&M University, telling a local TV station that she was rushed to an emergency room after being hazed just […]

WAOK-AM–12/01/2011

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9 1 1 Call in FAMU Hazing Death Released, Four Students Expelled From School

For a frantic five minutes on a bus outside of a hotel in Orlando, bandmembers of the Florida A and M University Marching 100 tried to save the life of their friend Robert Champion. In the […]

WAOK-AM–12/01/2011

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Too Much Truth Recap: FAMU, Syracuse, and Hermain Cain! We can Handle It All!

Welcome back from the Thanksgiving Holiday!! Hope it was safe and fun for you all and the family. Today we discussed the recent death of FAMU drummajor Robert Champion. According to the AJC.com, Champion’s family […]

WAOK-AM–11/28/2011

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Update on FAMU Drum Major Death From Hazing

Decatur, Ga (WAOK)-The Florida A&M University Marching 100 Band has been suspended indefinitely as law enforcement and an independent task force investigate the death of drum major Robert Champion.  26 year old Champion, a Southwest […]

WAOK-AM–11/23/2011

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