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A group of American Indians has sued the University of North Dakota to demand it continue calling its sports teams “the Fighting Sioux.”

American Indians sue over nickname for sports teamA group of American Indians has sued the University of North Dakota to demand it continue calling its sports teams “the Fighting Sioux.” UND was going to retire its supposedly offensive team nickname, but the local Spirit Lake Tribe says it considers the name a tribute. “When you hear them announce the name at the start of a hockey game,” said tribe member Frank Black Cloud, “it gives you goose bumps.”Lawyer says soup kitchen scares away clientsA Houston lawyer is suing to shut down a local soup kitchen, claiming that the 400 homeless people it feeds each day are scaring away his clients. Attorney Harry Arthur, whose office is across the street, says the church-run soup kitchen is a “nuisance,” and that by feeding people, “you encourage them to stay on the street.”

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