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Judge: Confederate group must return statue fund to UNC

A North Carolina judge has ruled that a $2.5 million fund that was set up to maintain a Confederate statue will have to be returned to the University of North Carolina.

Confederate group has 45 days to return ‘Silent Sam’ to UNC

A judge has imposed a 45-day deadline on the Sons of Confederate Veterans to return the Silent Sam statue to the University of North Carolina.

Judge voids deal giving UNC statue to Confederate group

A judge has thrown out a settlement by the University of North Carolina's governing board that gave a Confederate heritage group a toppled statue, along with money to preserve it.

Committee explains deal to relocate Confederate monument

Some board members of the University of North Carolina say an agreement they worked out means a controversial Confederate statue will never return to the college campus where it was toppled more than a year ago.

Repercussions over UNC’s “Silent Sam” statue deal continue

ritics on Friday pushed back against a deal to protect a Civil War statue that once stood on the University of North Carolina’s flagship campus.

UNC System names Kevin Guskiewicz as 12th chancellor of UNC Chapel Hill

The University of North Carolina System announced Friday that Interim Chancellor Kevin M. Guskiewicz would become the 12th chancellor and 30th chief executive officer of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Town parade canceled over possible Confederate float issues

A North Carolina town has canceled its annual Christmas parade over possible issues with a float sponsored by the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Legal settlement will keep Confederate statue off UNC campus

The University of North Carolina announced Wednesday that a torn-down Confederate monument won’t return to campus under a legal agreement that hands over the “Silent Sam” statue to a group of Confederate descendants.

Activists dispute review of ‘Silent Sam’ protest arrests

A group of students and faculty at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill have protested a review of campus police that says officers mostly acted appropriately when arresting students and other anti-racist activists.

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