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Police remove students protesting UNC Board of Governor's meeting

Posted by on Fri, Feb 27, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Breaking from the UNC Board of Governor's meeting:

Police have removed several students protesting this morning's UNC Board of Governors meeting in Charlotte. The meeting was moved to a private room to avoid the demonstrators, but students continue to protest outside that room. The meeting is being televised in Charlotte so that it complies with open meetings laws.

The UNC Board of Governors is expected to vote on a committee recommendation to close three centers—the UNC Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity; the Center for Biodiversity at East Carolina University; and the Institute for Civic Engagement and Social Change at N.C. Central University.

More as this develops.

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