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Bill targets schools' use of Indian nicknames, logos
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Time photo: Brenda Steurer The Black Hawk school district might have to change its sports mascot name from Warriors if a bill proposed by a Democratic state senator is passed.
MONROE - Chief Black Hawk was known to area settlers long before his name became associated with a hard-hitting football team or a dominant basketball team.The Black Hawk school district could keep its name, since it was named in honor of the famous Indian chief, but it could have to change its nickname, mascot and logo if a bill proposed by a Democratic state lawmaker passes.

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