Swastika, New York, Is Keeping Its Name

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Town in upstate New York, has decided to keep its controversial name. Board members in swastika unanimously approved the move, noting founders named it after a Sanskrit word meaning well being and not the Nazi hate symbol. CNN notes. Last year, a neighborhood in a Colorado town voted to change its name from swastika acres to old Cherry Hill. It had been home to a land company called Swastika had been in business before the Nazi rise to power.

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