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The nickname, the tribes and the Ralph

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GRAND FORKS - TV commercials, newspaper ads, fliers and bumper stickers add up to a pretty hefty bill for a political campaign.

But Spirit Lake supporters of a UND Fighting Sioux nickname referendum say they plan to use all these means to reach voters between now and Election Day on April 21.


Some of them have also been meeting with fellow supporters from the Standing Rock Indian reservation, about 130 miles to the south, and burning up plenty of mileage while they're at it.

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