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  1. Student Encouraging Restaurants to Post 'Breastfeeding Welcome Here' SignsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 29 | ABC News

    High school senior Sophie Mumper, 17, is pushing her community in Decatur, Georgia to post this sign to comfort moms. As part of her senior project at Decatur High School, Sophie Mumper is encouraging local restaurants and businesses in Decatur, Georgia to post signs that read: "Breastfeeding Welcome Here."

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  2. FAMU Settles With Family of Drum Major Who Died After HazingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2015 | ABC News

    Florida A&M University reached a $1.1 million settlement Friday with the family of a drum major who died after being hazed by fellow band members. The university agreed to name the marching band's anti-hazing program after Robert Champion as well as place a memorial plaque dedicated to Champion in the school's band room under the terms of the agreement reached with Champion's parents, according to settlement documents.

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  3. Florida College Band Member Gets 4 Years in Hazing DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2015 | ABC News

    A former Florida A&M University band member was sentenced Friday to four years in prison for his role in a drum major's hazing death. Judge Marc Lubet announced the sentence for 26-year-old Caleb Jackson, who pleaded no contest to manslaughter and hazing in April 2013 for his part in the death of Robert Champion, of Decatur, Georgia .

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  4. Defendant Awaiting Punishment in FAMU Case to Be SentencedRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2015 | ABC News

    A former Florida A&M University band member who's been awaiting his punishment for more than two years for his role in a drum major's hazing death is set to be sentenced. Caleb Jackson is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday after a postponement last month.

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  5. Sentencing Delayed After Man's Plea in 2013 FAMU Hazing CaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | ABC News

    A former Florida A&M University band member awaiting punishment more than two years after playing a role in a drum major's hazing death has had his sentencing pushed back a month. Caleb Jackson was scheduled to appear before Judge Marc Lubet on Tuesday, but was not transferred to Orange County from another facility where he is currently serving time in an unrelated case.

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