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State has role in ending use of race-based nicknames

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A March 2 Leader-Telegram editorial about public schools using race-based athletic nicknames claimed Assembly Bill 35 isn't needed because "Education and dialogue are working." Oh really? A Dubuque Telegraph-Herald headline in 2003 said, "Battle over logo leads to community chasm; Osseo torn apart by use of 'Chieftains.' " Osseo-Fairchild received nationwide infamy from this

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