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This is one of those days I’m missing Nick Coleman’s column

North Dakota is on the verge of getting rid of its Fighting Sioux mascot, but the Star Tribune won’t have the exclamation point.
By David Brauer

MPR: University of North Dakota’s Fighting Sioux nickname going away. (MinnPost’s NoDak expert Chuck Haga makes it seem slightly less certain.)

For those of you who’ve forgotten Nick’s never-flagging crusade against the mascot-loving forces, here’s a reminder, and a relatively restrained one at that.

[Update: Here’s a better example.]