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The education ministry has determined that Teikyo University violated a government ban on donations from preadmission students and will demand that it return more than 8 billion yen in subsidies, ministry sources said Wednesday.

The government gave 6.385 billion yen in subsidies to the Tokyo-based university between fiscal 1997 and 2001. Education ministry officials said the ministry will demand that the school return the money plus 11 percent a year as a penalty, bringing the total to more than 8 billion yen.

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