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    “We feel that all of the defendants are not guilty of the charges that are being presented, and we want to go to trial,” said Takyiah Thompson after appearing in court on Tuesday, Dec. 5, for charges related to the toppling of the Confederate statue. However, Loan Tran accepted deferred prosecution on three misdemeanor charges and agreed to pay $1,250 in restitution and perform 100 hours of community service.

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    Several dozen protesters held small signs demanding the removal of the Confederate 'Silent Sam' statue from the UNC campus as the university held its annual University Day ceremony in Chapel Hill on Oct. 12, 2017. Governor Roy Cooper and UNC Chancellor Carol Folt acknowledged the protesters during their speeches.