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Felonies to be dropped in Confederate statue toppling case

DURHAM, N.C/January 11, 2018(AP)(STL.News)— Felony charges will be dropped against eight protesters accused of toppling a Confederate statue in North Carolina last year, and the demonstrators will be tried on misdemeanor charges, a prosecutor said Thursday. The protesters were charged with felony rioting and misdemeanor property damage after the statue of an anonymous rebel fell … Continue reading Felonies to be dropped in Confederate statue toppling case