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Decision to Drop ‘Redskins’ Unpopular Among Indiana Students

School board votes to drop Indiana school’s ‘Redskins’ moniker despite protest from students.

07/28/2015

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Bruce Allen ‘Surprised’ by Ruling to Uphold ‘Redskins’ Trademark Cancellation

Bruce Allen is “surprised” by a federal court ruling to uphold the cancellation of the Redskins’ federal trademark protections.

07/08/2015

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Federal Judge Upholds Cancellation of ‘Redskins’ Trademarks

A federal judge has upheld a June 2014 ruling to cancel the Redskins’ six federal trademark protections, 106.7 The Fan has learned.

07/08/2015

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Olbermann Ties Together Redskins’ Name, Confederate Flag, Charleston Shooting

Keith Olbermann ties together the name ‘Redskins,’ the Confederate flag, and the Charleston shooting.

06/25/2015

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Ban on ‘Redskins’ One Step Closer to Law in California

The first statewide public ban of the term ‘Redskins’ is two steps away from becoming California law.

06/17/2015

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SNIDER: Redskins Name Faces Watershed Moment

The Redskins’ defense of their controversial name may soon face its toughest challenge to date.

03/30/2015

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Redskins Logo Digitally Removed from Ad Featuring RG3 Touchdown Run

“Change The Mascot” ad features actual game footage of an RG3 touchdown run, with all traces of the Redskins logo digitally removed.

01/23/2015

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U.S. Justice Department Joins Trademark Fight Over Redskins Name

The Justice Department says it is intervening in a trademark dispute concerning the team name of the Washington Redskins.

01/09/2015

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FCC Denies Petition to Ban ‘Redskins’ on Radio, Cites ‘Free Speech’

A petition to ban the word “Redskins” from use on radio has been rejected by the Federal Communications Committee, with the government agency ruling the word is neither “profane” nor “obscene.”

12/19/2014

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Phil Jackson Publicly Supports Redskins Name Protesters in Minnesota

New York Knicks President and 13-time NBA champion Phil Jackson tweeted public support for demonstrators protesting the Redskins’ team name in Minnesota over the weekend.

11/04/2014

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