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Trump advisor Sebastian Gorka's speech at UNC Monday night, Nov. 13, 2017 draws protesters including Deborah Friedman, of Durham, arguing with Andrew Curley, a post doc in geography at UNC about Israel and Palestine.
Activists leading protests at UNC-Chapel Hill about Silent Sam confront UNC police officer Hector Borges, who had been previously been undercover posing as an auto mechanic sympathetic to their cause in an apparent effort to keep tabs on what they were doing.
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.
A memorial service in Duke Chapel for pilot Jeff Burke, flight nurses Kris Harrison and Crystal Sollinger, and patient Mary Bartlett remembers the lives and contributions of the victims of the crash of a Duke Lifeflight helicopter Sept. 8, 2017.
Video: A summer program, the English as a Second Language Newcomer Academy, is helping new immigrant and refugee students learn English and prepare them to tackle the coursework they’ll facing in the upcoming school year. One group at Lakewood Elementary
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Samuel Oliver-Bruno, 46, was ordered to return to Mexico by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to return to Mexico, instead he entered into sanctuary at CityWell United Methodist Church on Sunday, Dec. 10. On Wednesday, Dec. 13, the church held a press conference to announce the protection where Oliver-Bruno verbalized his request to remain in the US, citing his wife’s unstable medical condition and his son’s bright future.
Carmen Pennington, whose aunt was murdered in 2012, speaks during the plea hearing for William Grider. Grider pleaded guilty to second-degree murder Monday, Dec. 11, 2017. He was charged with killing his mother-in-law Altaree Norris.