Utah tribe leader accused of taking improper Redskins gifts

April 2, 2015 9:32 PM

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A Utah tribal leader is facing removal from office, accused of taking improper gifts from a Washington Redskins foundation amid controversy over the team's name.

The Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah is expected to decide in the next 10 days whether to remove Chairwoman Gari Lafferty. On Thursday, she defended her acceptance of a signed football and a trip to Washington, D.C.

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