Posts Tagged Social issues

Judge suggests it’s OK for Redskins to sue Indians

In this July 27, 2014 file photo, Washington Redskins owner Daniel Snyder pauses on the field after football practice at the team's NFL football training facility in Richmond, Va. A long-running dispute over the Washington Redskins’ team name will likely go another quarter. A Virginia judge suggested Friday that a group of Native Americans offended by the name are properly being sued by the football team.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A federal judge seems to think Native Americans offended by the Washington Redskins team name are properly being sued by the NFL franchise.

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Attorneys make arguments in FAMU hazing trial

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Deliberations have begun in the manslaughter and hazing trial of a former Florida A&M band member charged in the death of a drum major. 

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Morgantown officials brace for WVU home game

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Officials are preparing for what may come as West Virginia University hosts its first home game since riots erupted in Morgantown two weeks ago.

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Agency’s ad takes aim at Redskins name

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A Twin Cities advertising agency has created a TV and radio ad that it hopes will make a strong point about why Native Americans and others oppose the Washington Redskins’ name and logo.

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2 faces charges in high school football brawl

CAMDEN, S.C. (AP) — Police in Camden have charged two teens with assault because of a brawl that followed a high school football game.

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