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State finds FAMU ignored key laws

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A blistering state report released Friday contends that Florida A&M University officials failed to follow state laws and regulations on hazing in the years leading up to the death of a drum major at the school.

A 32-page report from the Florida Board of Governors inspector general’s office found that the school lacked internal controls to prevent or detect hazing, citing a lack of communication among top university officials, the police department, and the office responsible for disciplining students.

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