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Washington Post Strikes ‘Redskins’ From Editorials

The Washington Post says it will stop calling Washington’s football team the “Redskins” on its editorial page.

08/22/2014

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Redskins Appeal Trademark Decision On Team Name

The Washington Redskins are fighting for their name in court. The team, stripped of its trademark, is suing to get it back. This, as a new video emerges defending the name.

08/14/2014

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U.S. Patent Office Cancels Redskins Federal Trademarks

A legal blow to the Washington Redskins. The U.S. Patent Office canceled its trademark, calling it disparaging of Native Americans. It’s a move that, if successful, could hit the NFL team where it hurts: its pocketbook.

06/18/2014

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50 Senators To NFL: Change Redskins’ Racist Name

A renewed push to change the name of the Washington Redskins. Fifty U.S. senators sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, including some from Maryland. They say the name is a racist slur and now is the time to change it.

05/22/2014

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Congressman Requests Hearing On Redskins Name

A member of Congress is requesting a hearing on the Washington Redskins’ name, calling it “another example of racial insensitivity in sports” in the wake of Donald Sterling’s lifetime ban from the NBA.

05/09/2014

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Soldier Convicted In WikiLeaks Case Gets New Name

An Army private convicted of providing classified documents to WikiLeaks won an initial victory Wednesday toward living as a woman when a Kansas judge granted a petition to change her name to Chelsea Elizabeth Manning.

04/23/2014

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Oneida Nation Requests Meeting With All NFL Owners

It’s been their team name for 80 years. Now, the push to change the Redskins team name is growing as members of the Oneida Indian Nation meet with representatives from the NFL.

10/31/2013

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Obama Open To Name Change For Washington Redskins

President Barack Obama says he would “think about changing” the Washington Redskins’ name if he owned the football team as he waded into the controversy involving a word that many consider offensive to Native Americans.

10/05/2013

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‘Love Potion No. 9′ Singer Sues Over Clovers Band Name

Harold Winley sang “Love Potion No. 9″ and other hits with the R&B group The Clovers in the 1950s, but now the 80-year-old says another group is trying to keep him from performing using the band’s name.

08/03/2013

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U.S. Poll Finds Widespread Support For Redskins Name

It’s been a rough offseason for the Washington Redskins, and not just because of the knee injury to star quarterback Robert Griffin III. The team’s nickname has faced a new barrage of criticism for being offensive to Native Americans.

05/02/2013

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Sandy Retired From Tropical Storm Name List

Sandy is being retired from the list of tropical storm names because of the catastrophic damage its massive size and strength caused along the East Coast last year.

04/11/2013

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Social Services Needs Help Finding Girl’s Family

The Baltimore City Department of Social Services needs help finding the family of a girl.

03/07/2013

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