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Minneapolis replaces Columbus Day with Indigenous Peoples Day

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MINNEAPOLIS - Minnesota's largest city will honor American Indians, not Christopher Columbus, on the second day of October.

The Minneapolis City Council and Mayor Betsy Hodges on Friday unanimously approved a resolution making the change.

The new holiday will be known as Indigenous Peoples Day beginning this year.

Minneapolis has observed the federal Columbus Day holiday.

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