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Lawson eyes bid for FAMU top job

Former Democratic state Sen. Al Lawson of Tallahassee discusses the Florida A&M University presidency during an interview in his office on Wednesday. Photo by Bill Cotterell.

Quietly, diplomatically, former state Sen. Al Lawson is preparing a bid for the presidency of Florida A&M University -- contending that his troubled alma mater needs a politically savvy leader who knows how to work the Legislature for funding and programs that attract student growth.

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