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Published May 29, 2013, 03:17 PM

Spirit Lake committee defeated in last attempt to save Fighting Sioux nickname

The Spirit Lake committee's last effort to save Fighting Sioux nickname has failed. After the long, contentious fight over UND's nickname, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals today affirmed a lower court's judgment against the Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe in its effort to save the nickname.

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