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Published November 30, 2010, 09:07 PM

Judge Will Not Force Nickname Vote At Standing Rock

Saving UND's Fighting Sioux nickname from retirement seems almost impossible after a judge says he will not force a tribal vote on the issue. Chief Judge William Zuger's ruling says that the Standing Rock Tribe has sovereign immunity from any lawsuit aimed at forcing a popular vote on UND's use the Fighting Sioux nickname.

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