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Leaders of North Carolina's flagship university were given a three-month deadline Tuesday to figure out how to preserve — and where to put — a Confederate monument torn down by protesters.

Federal judges have affirmed their earlier decision striking North Carolina's congressional districts as unconstitutional because Republicans drew them with excessive partisanship, after the U.S. Supreme Court ordered the case be re-examined.

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North Carolina legislators on Monday finished revamping two constitutional amendments aimed for the ballot this November after a judicial panel rejected their initial proposals because it decided they were misleading.

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Duke University history professors want to remove the name of a benefactor who espoused white supremacist ideas from their department's building.

Police say a federal agent has shot and killed someone who struck him with a vehicle outside a bar in northeast Charlotte.

On Monday night, protesters toppled Confederate statue "Silent Sam" on the UNC Chapel Hill campus.
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Seven people were arrested Saturday at a rally calling for a century-old Confederate statue at the University of North Carolina to be returned after it was yanked down five days ago.

About a dozen people carrying Confederate flags were met by dozens of protesters that don't want the memorial known as "Silent Sam" to return to the campus in Chapel Hill.

On Monday night, protesters toppled Confederate statue "Silent Sam" on the UNC Chapel Hill campus.
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A Confederate statue in the heart of North Carolina's flagship university was toppled Monday night during a rally by hundreds of protesters who decried the memorial known as "Silent Sam" as a symbol of racist heritage.

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The company that makes a chemical that's been found in private wells near its Fayetteville plant will stop providing bottled water to residents whose wells meet the state's health goal.

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The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles is announcing more steps to address crowded driver license offices and long wait times.

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North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper wants to elevate a local judge to be a special Superior Court judge after the General Assembly rejected one of his recent choices.

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