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2005-09-29 21:35:18

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger vetoed on Thursday a bill that would have banned public schools from using "Redskins" as a sports team name because it is racist. "Administrative decisions regarding athletic team names, nicknames or mascots should be retained at the local level," Schwarzenegger said in his written veto statement. The Republican governor vetoed a similar bill last year. At least five California public high schools have teams named the...


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cacodemon
  • An evil spirit; a devil.
  • A nightmare.
  • In astrology, the twelfth house of a scheme or figure of the heavens: so called from its signifying dreadful things, such as secret enemies, great losses, imprisonment, etc.
'Cacodemon' comes from a Greek term meaning 'evil genius.'
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