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FAMU still negotiating to end hazing lawsuit

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. -- Florida A&M University is still trying to resolve a lawsuit filed by the family of a drum major who died following a hazing ritual.

The university board held an emergency meeting on Thursday night to discuss the lawsuit filed by the family of Robert Champion. Champion died in November 2011.

The meeting held by telephone was closed to the press and public because it involves an ongoing lawsuit.

The Champions, who live in the Atlanta suburb of Decatur, claim university officials did not take enough action to stop hazing in the famed Marching 100 band before the death of their son. They rejected a previous offer to settle the case for $300,000.

Since Champion's death FAMU has made sweeping changes to try to combat hazing.

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