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HBCU football and brunch.

That will be the case when Grambling State hosts Bethune-Cookman for the regular-season finale on Nov. 13 after the Tigers’ program announced the time of the game will be changed from 3 p.m. to 11 a.m.

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The shift in the schedule correlates with, the school said, “in light of the recent events on the Grambling State University campus that resulted in an established curfew of 9:30 p.m.”

The reference was to recent shootings that occurred on or near the campus. One person was killed and seven others were wounded after gunfire broke out at a homecoming event at Grambling.

That incident occurred just days after a 16-year-old was injured and a non-student died in a shooting on the university’s campus.


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