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North Dakota may take action on UND nickname

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GRAND FORKS - UND's Fighting Sioux nickname is on the agenda of the State Board of Higher Education meeting Thursday, and the board may take action on the matter.

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The board has the authority to end the use of the nickname but, so far, has asked a committee chaired by board member Grant Shaft to study the matter.

Shaft could not be reached for comment Tuesday.

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