Saturday, October 10, 2015

Supreme Court Rejects Appeal To Move Jim Thorpe's Remains To Oklahoma

KGOU, October 5, 2015
Brian Hardzinski & Jacob McCleland

On the first day of its fall term, the U.S. Supreme Court rejected an appeal from the Sac and Fox Nation and Jim Thorpe’s sons to move the athlete’s remains back to Oklahoma.

On Monday, the high court left a ruling in place that ordered Thorpe’s body to remain in the Pennsylvania town named after the Olympic gold medalist. His two surviving sons and the tribe had wanted to move Thorpe back to Native American land in Oklahoma.

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