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Top UNC leaders condemn Confederate statue toppling

North Carolina university officials and a former governor condemned the toppling of a century-old Confederate memorial on the state's flagship campus by protesters who said its presence on campus was rooted in racism.
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Confederate statue on UNC campus toppled by protesters

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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Pole-dancing teacher suspended after video leaked to NC school

A North Carolina teacher is upset after she said she was taken off the job for her part-time role as a pole-dance instructor.
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Alligator kills woman trying to protect her dog at resort

A woman who often walked her dog near a golf course lagoon across the street from her vacation home was killed Monday by an alligator that dragged her into the greenish water at a private resort on the South Carolina coast.

After reported sighting, North Carolina town embraces Bigfoot

He goes by many different names and is feared by some, but in one North Carolina mountain town, Bigfoot is celebrated.
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Man admits wife’s murder, blames her for daughters’ deaths

The father of two young girls found submerged in oil tanks after being missing for days told authorities his pregnant wife killed the children after learning he wanted a separation, and that he erupted in rage after witnessing the killings and strangled their mother inside the family's suburban Denver home, according to court documents.
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DA: No charges for police videotaped subduing man with baton

A North Carolina prosecutor says no charges will be filed against officers over a video showing police striking a black man on the ground with a baton.

2-year-old South Carolina boy dies after being hit by pickup

A 2-year-old boy has died after pickup truck owned by a family member backed over the toddler in the backyard of his home.

Protesters knock down Silent Sam statue on UNC campus

The controversial "Silent Sam" statue on the campus of the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill has been toppled by protesters.

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