Florida A&M University

Robert Champion with FAMU band.  (Courtesy: The Champion Family)

Prosecutor: All Involved In FAMU Hazing Case Were Willing

A prosecutor in the case of three former band members charged in the hazing death of a Florida A&M University drum major said all who participated, including the victim, knew it was illegal.

04/21/2015

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Trial Beginning For Last Three Defendants In FAMU Hazing Case

Three years have passed since the brutal beating death of a Florida A&M University drum major exposed a culture of hazing within the school’s band.

04/19/2015

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Wildlife Officials Support Black Bear Hunts

Black bears are closer to being placed on the state’s wildlife hunting calendar for the first time in more than 20 years.

04/15/2015

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Florida Targets October For Bear Hunt

The state this October would open its first black-bear hunting season in two decades, under a set of rules that will be reviewed next week.

04/06/2015

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Groups Divided On Campus Gun Bills

Guns won’t improve safety at schools where students already encounter a “toxic mix” of alcohol, drugs and the pressure of academics, opponents of a series of campus gun bills argued Monday.

03/09/2015

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New Structure Approved For FAMU-FSU College

Following an agreement between Florida State University and Florida A&M University, the state Board of Governors on Thursday approved a new structure for the Tallahassee schools’ joint College of Engineering and seemingly put to rest a months-long battle over the future of the program.

02/19/2015

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Deal Reached To Keep Joint FAMU & FSU Engineering College

Florida A&M University and Florida State University have reached a deal to keep the engineering college run by both schools, according to the chancellor of Florida’s university system.

02/14/2015

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Scott Names New Adjutant General Of Florida National Guard

Florida Governor Rick Scott has named Brig. Gen. Michael Calhoun as the next adjutant general of the Florida National guard.

01/07/2015

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Wal-Mart, Casinos, AIF Among Latest Inaugural Donors

Within days of Florida Governor Rick Scott’s inauguration ceremony, a list of the donors for the event was released.

01/02/2015

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Historic Citrus Bowl Reopens After Renovation

Orlando’s Citrus Bowl has been around for a very long time, and the long-standing venue has finally gotten the face lift that it so desperately needed.

11/19/2014

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