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Offensive place names targeted

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Geographic names that could be offensive to Native American and other ethnic groups will be reviewed for change, and Gov. Mike Rounds chose five people Friday to make sure such a review occurs. The South Dakota Board on Geographic Names was created by the 2009 Legislature. It will meet at least once a year, and its recommendations will be passed to the U.S. Board on Geographic Names, part of the U.S. Geological Survey, for change.

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