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ACLU to Vikes: Don't use 'Redskins'

Updated: October 24, 2013, 8:21 PM ET
Associated Press

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A protracted fight over the name and logo of football's Washington Redskins prompted a request Thursday that Minnesota stadium officials take special steps when the team comes to town next month for a nationally televised game.

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota appealed for operators of the Metrodome to refrain from using the name and imagery and asked that media outlets do the same. Executive director Chuck Samuelson called the Redskins name offensive and ...

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