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  • Reviewing '07, with regret

    Reviewing '07, with regret
    Rangers score 30Perhaps the Orioles should not have gotten out of bed Aug. 22. The day bloomed promisingly enough with the announcement of Dave Trembley's permanent hiring as manager and the struggling Texas Rangers in town for a doubleheader. The...
  • Hazing death: FAMU postpones review of anti-hazing rules

    Hazing death: FAMU postpones review of anti-hazing rules
    The president of Florida A&M University announced late Thursday that he was postponing the work of a task force he appointed to review anti-hazing rules at FAMU, which is reeling after the hazing-related death of drum major Robert Champion in Orlando last...
  • Friday Morning Reads: Hospitals panic over Scott budget

     
    TALLAHASSEE — The week has finally come to an end and the lawmakers were sent on their merry way home to return in January for the start of the legislative session. Both the Legislature and Gov. Rick Scott were plenty busy this week with the release...
  • FAMU trustees reprimand president after student hazing

     
    FAMU trustees have sharply criticized President James Ammons for his handling of the death of student Robert Champion, who was apparently injured in a hazing ritual in Orlando last month. They decided to publicly reprimand him yesterday after a heated...
  • Thursday Morning Reads: Scott’s budget

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Gov. Rick Scott unveiled his $66.4 billion budget yesterday that included a boost in spending for public schools, but cuts to health care providers who largely treat the poor. The unveiling dominated the capital news cycle yesterday,...
  • Monday Morning Reads: Texting, Marching Band and Lt. Gov. Carroll

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and happy Monday to you. Florida lawmakers returned to their home districts after a hectic final committee week before the full legislative session begins that will be fraught with political fights over redistricting,...
  • Lauren Rowe looks at homeless crisis on ‘Flashpoint’

     
    "Facing Florida With Mike Vasilinda" takes up the death of FAMU drum major Robert Champion. Vasilinda talks to Chuck Hobbs, who has been hired by fired band director Julian White, and grief expert Sally Karioth, who testified at Casey Anthony's trial. The...
  • Wednesday Morning Reads: Redistricting maps explored

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Good morning and welcome to the Wednesday edition of the morning reads. Here's what you need to know as you start your day. * There's more on the recently released Senate redistricting map from the Orlando Sentinel. The Sentinel...
  • B-CU President apologizes to family of FAMU drum major Robert Champion

     
    Bethune Cookman University President Trudie Kibbe and band director Donovan Wells apologized to the family of deceased Florida A&M drum major Robert Champion for a comment made during the halftime show Saturday at the 32nd annual Florida Classic....
  • Longtime rivals FAMU, Bethune-Cookman compete for blood

     
    For decades, Florida A&M University in Tallahassee and Bethune-Cookman University in Daytona Beach have competed in the Florida Classic football game to see whose football team is best — and, equally important, whose marching band is best.  This...
  • UF might team up with UCF or FAMU on new dental school program

     
    The three state universities that want to either create new dental schools or expand one that's already open were urged last month by a state committee to collaborate on some type of joint program, partly to save money. Now the three are discussing how...
  • Florida Classic could see one-millionth fan this year

     
    Florida Classic could see its one-millionth fan this year...