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September 22, 2017 - 3:54 am
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) North Carolina Republican lawmakers on Thursday pressed a state panel not to grant Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper's request to relocate Confederate monuments from the old Capitol grounds, with one leader predicting that any such approval would be overturned in court. Two dozen House...
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August 25, 2017 - 10:43 am
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- A North Carolina public school system has revised its dress code to prohibit the Confederate flag, Ku Klux Klan symbols and swastikas. Local news outlets report the Durham Public Schools board voted unanimously Thursday to make the change. The Herald-Sun of Durham reports that...
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August 23, 2017 - 9:50 am
CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- Hundreds rallied Tuesday night on the campus of North Carolina's flagship university to protest over a Confederate statue, surrounding the bronze monument and later blocking traffic on the college town's main drag. The gathering at the University of North Carolina in...
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A protester kicks the toppled statue of a Confederate soldier after it was pulled down in Durham, N.C. Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. Activists on Monday evening used a rope to pull down the monument outside a Durham courthouse. The Durham protest was in response to a white nationalist rally held in Charlottesville, Va., over the weekend. (Casey Toth/The Herald-Sun via AP)
August 16, 2017 - 3:10 pm
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) -- More protesters were arrested Wednesday for participating in a demonstration that toppled a Confederate statue in North Carolina, and more monuments were vandalized as well. The statue in Durham came down Monday night when a protester climbed a ladder to attach a rope and...
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July 31, 2017 - 10:46 am
RODANTHE, N.C. (AP) -- Crews are taking two approaches to restore power to two North Carolina Outer Banks islands. Cape Hatteras Electric Cooperative spokeswoman Laura Ertle said in a statement that crews are digging up damaged cables to splice together. The utility also is looking at an overhead...
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July 27, 2017 - 4:28 pm
MARION, N.C. (AP) -- Having brought a rugged, six-day North Carolina manhunt to an end, authorities are now desperately searching for the missing owner of the stolen truck the captured fugitive was driving. Investigators aren't sure how Phillip Michael Stroupe II spent his time since he stole a...
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July 11, 2017 - 1:53 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C.-- The Carolina Panthers will make their first appearance of 2017 at Bank of America Stadium when they take the field at Fan Fest on Friday, August 4. Admission will be $5 for a reserved ticket and all proceeds from Fan Fest will benefit Carolina Panthers Charities and its ongoing...
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