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Oneidas to buy uniforms for Cooperstown after school drops Redskins nickname

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The Oneida Indians say they would help buy replacement school sports jerseys if the Cooperstown Redskins change their nickname. Students of the combined middle and high school in this picturesque village 150 miles north of New York City voted this month on names to replace the Redskins nickname that goes back to the 1920s. The vote was prompted by students who found the nickname offensive to American Indians. “You have announced a standard that recognizes ...

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