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Published November 08, 2011, 05:59 PM

ND Senate Votes to Allow UND to Drop Sioux Nickname

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — State senators voted Tuesday to let the University of North Dakota scrap its Fighting Sioux athletics nickname, but ordered the school to wait three years to pick a replacement for a name the NCAA says is offensive to American Indians.

By: Dale Wetzel, Associated Press

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