5 get OK to walk at Merchant Marine graduation after initial ban

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Several members of the Merchant Marine Academy's soccer team will now be allowed to walk during Saturday's graduation ceremony.

The academy hasn't said why it banned them from walking during graduation, but the decision came amid a federal sexual harassment investigation involving the soccer team.

The five will not receive their diplomas, licenses and commissions until after a federal court hearing on July 6.

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