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Siplin's wife gets FAMU gig

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September

In what some students and faculty see as another questionable hire at Florida A&M University, the wife of embattled state Sen. Gary Siplin -- herself tied to controversy involving her husband -- has landed a job at the law school in Orlando. More here....

Officials interviewed four of eight applicants the first time, but hired none. The second time, they determined eight of 11 applicants appeared qualified, but interviewed only Siplin. Six of the eight had higher degrees than Siplin, who briefly attended a community college.

[Last modified: Wednesday, September 15, 2010 2:05pm]

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