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Name Change

Ray Halbritter, a senior leader of the Oneida Indian Nation in New York state, speaks at a symposium in Washington, DC October 7, 2013 in favor of changing the name of the US capital's beloved American football team, the Redskins. (credit: Robert MacPherson/AFP/Getty Images)

Keidel: Fail To The Redskins

When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.

10/18/2013

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Court: Divorced NJ Woman Blocked From Changing Her Kids’ Last Names

After her divorce from Paul Emma in 2010, Jessica Evans changed their two children’s last names on school and health insurance forms from Emma to Evans-Emma. She then sought to have their last names changed to just Evans.

08/12/2013

Some businesses already identify themselves as being in "L.I.C." (credit: Holli Haerr, 1010 WINS)

Push On To Change Name Of Long Island City, Queens

Some members of the Queens Tourism Council are pushing for a name change for a sometimes- misunderstood area of the city.

02/20/2013

Gilda Radner

Wisconsin Branch Of Gilda’s Club Decides Not To Change Name After All

The Madison, Wis., chapter of the Gilda’s Club cancer support organization has decided not to change its name after all.

01/23/2013

Gilda Radner

NYC Gilda’s Club CEO Questions Wisconsin Branch’s Move To Change Name

The chief executive officer of the original Gilda’s Club in New York City on Wednesday questioned the choice by a branch in Wisconsin to change names because younger generations might not remember its namesake, Gilda Radner.

11/28/2012