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Rochester school release limited details on hazing

Rochester school officials say seniors at John Marshall High School forced younger students to dress a certain way during homecoming week. The older students would throw food or trash at the victims if they didn't comply. Eighteen students were suspended for the hazing incident.
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Rochester school officials say seniors at John Marshall High School forced younger students to dress a certain way during homecoming week. The older students would throw food or trash at the victims if they didn't comply. Eighteen students were suspended for the hazing incident.

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