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Thursday, December 14, 2006

Is it the end of the Redmen?

NATICK

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Earlier this fall, before the controversy hit, some fans wore headdresses to the Thanksgiving Day game
(Globe Staff Photo by Matthew J. Lee)

Natick's athletes could have a new nickname by sometime next year.

After 50 years as the Redmen, Natick school leaders are saying it may be time to follow the lead of other school's with Indian-themed nicknames, and choose a mascot with less potential to offend.

They want to settle the matter in two months.

Read what School Committee members had to say about the issue in today's Globe West.

--John C. Drake

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