The Daily Tar Heel

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Tuesday December 7th

N.c. General Assembly


Police officers gather around Silent Sam.

Legal issues complicate Silent Sam's removal

  Silent Sam remains standing in McCorkle Place despite calls from leaders — including Gov. Roy Cooper — across the state for its removal. The Heritage Protection Act of 2015 has complicated efforts to remove the Confederate monument, which leaves the monument's fate in legal limbo.

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