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The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jun. 12 2012, 10:12 PM EDT Last updated Tuesday, Jun. 12 2012, 10:16 PM EDT North Dakota is usually associated with hard-working farmers and sensible politicians. But for the past seven years, the state has been
North Dakota residents are getting a chance to help decide whether a university's divisive Fighting Sioux nickname should be saved or scrapped. Those in favor of dumping the moniker hope it's the final chapter in the years-old debate over the
p>FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A judge has thrown out a federal lawsuit by a committee of tribal members trying to save the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname. The suit was filed against the NCAA by members of the Spirit
Robert Kelley's statement came Wednesday after referendum supporters filed petitions demanding that the issue be put to a statewide vote in June...Kelley says the school will resume using the nickname and logo to reaffirm the school's respect for the
p>Campaign organizers said they had gathered far more than the 13,452 signatures needed to put a question before voters in June. Faced with the probable signature-gathering success by Fighting Sioux supporters, university officials and members of the
N.D. (AP) — Two ballot initiatives that support the University of North Dakota's Fighting Sioux nickname are ready for supporters to sign. Secretary of State Al Jaeger approved the petitions for circulation Tuesday.
A hearing on Laffen's bill is being held later Monday.
N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota Senate has voted to order the University of North Dakota to keep its Fighting Sioux nickname. Senators voted 28-15 on Friday to approve a bill that requires the university to keep the nickname and a
The North Dakota Senate has voted to order the University of North Dakota to keep its Fighting Sioux nickname. Senators voted 28-15 on Friday to approve a bill that requires the university to keep the nickname and a logo that shows a profile of an
Two University of North Dakota hockey fans and former English majors are using wordplay to try to find some humor in the pending retirement of the university's Fighting Sioux nickname. The university has said it will to stop using the Fighting Sioux