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Published November 08, 2011, 03:16 PM

North Dakota Senate backs repealing Fighting Sioux nickname law

Bill says UND can’t adopt new nickname until 2015
BISMARCK – With barely an echo of the passion and debate that marked the North Dakota Legislature’s adoption earlier this year of a mandate that the University of North Dakota keep its Fighting Sioux nickname and logo, the Senate voted 39-7 Tuesday for a bill that would repeal the mandate.

By: Chuck Haga, Forum Communications Co., INFORUM

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