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Published February 01, 2012, 09:34 PM

As Petition Deadline Nears, Nickname Supporters Seek Signatures Statewide

(WDAZ-TV) - With just days left in the Fighting Sioux nickname petition drive, supporters are planning to get signatures around the state with events in Fargo, Bismarck, Minot and Devils Lake.

By: WDAZ Staff Report, WDAZ

(WDAZ-TV) - With just days left in the Fighting Sioux nickname petition drive, supporters are planning to get signatures around the state with events in Fargo, Bismarck, Minot and Devils Lake.

The petitioners are seeking to repeal the law passed by the North Dakota Legislature that officially retired the Fighting Sioux nickname and logo.

They have until February 7 to get 13,500 signatures to repeal Senate Bill 2370. If they get those signatures and turn them in to Secretary of State Al Jaeger, the bill will by nullified until voters can weigh in at the June 12 primary election.

Events are planned at the following locations:

Fargo

West Acres Mall food court

10 a.m. - 9 p.m. on Thursday, February 2


Bismarck

State Capital

Cafeteria entrance

9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. daily


Minot

Pringle & Herigstad, PC Law Firm

2525 Elk Dr.

During normal business hours on Thursday, Friday, Feb 3 and Monday. February 6.

Also at the Pool and Dart Extravaganza in Minot

Holiday Inn Riverside

During normal business hours.


Devils Lake

Mr. and Mrs. J's Restaurant

318 Highway 2 E

During normal restaurant hours from Thursday to Monday.

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