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Will Port Townsend change Redskins nickname?

June 12th, 2013 by nathan joyce

The Port Townsend Redskins could be getting a new nickname. An advisory committee formed by the school board recommended a change as many find the term offensive.
The school board is expected to discuss the findings at the next meeting on June 24.
Last year, the Washington State Board of Education asked school districts to reevaluate potentially offensive nicknames.

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