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TODAY'S TOP STORIES

NORTH CAROLINA

CONFEDERATE MONUMENTS

CHAPEL HILL, N.C.— The boards that govern North Carolina's flagship university were holding private meetings Tuesday to discuss legal options for dealing with the aftermath of the toppling of a century-old Confederate statue on campus. By Alex Derosier and Jonathan Drew. SENT: 412 words.

REDISTRICTING-NORTH CAROLINA

RALEIGH, N.C. — Federal judges on Monday affirmed their earlier decision striking North Carolina's congressional districts as unconstitutional because Republicans drew them with excessive partisanship. By Gary Robertson. SENT: 723 words. NEW APPROACH BY 5 P.M.

IN BRIEF:

—SCHOOL WATER-LEAD LEVELS — A North Carolina school system has removed old faucets from several schools where high levels of lead were found in the drinking water.

—WOMAN DIES-TRACTOR-TRAILER — The North Carolina Highway Patrol says a Florida woman has died after falling out of the cab of a tractor-trailer.

—SUPREME COURT-CANDIDATE LAWSUIT— North Carolina Republicans have been dealt another setback in their efforts to remove a state Supreme Court candidate's party affiliation from the ballot.

—CONFEDERATE MONUMENT-NORTH CAROLINA— The boards that govern North Carolina's flagship university are holding special meetings a week after protesters tore down a century-old Confederate statue on campus.

— 4TH CIRCUIT-RUSHING — President Donald Trump is nominating a North Carolina native who has worked for two current Supreme Court justices for the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

VIRGINIA

JAMESTOWN SLAVE SHIP

JAMESTOWN, Va.— Four centuries after some of the first enslaved Africans were brought to English-controlled North America, plans are underway to commemorate their arrival in Virginia and reckon with slavery's legacy. By Ben Finley. SENT: 851 words.

IN BRIEF:

—POLICE SHOOTING-VIRGINIA BEACH— A jury has found two police officers responsible for the 2015 shooting death of a Virginia woman.

—VIKINGS-CLIMATE CHANGE— Scientists are studying ancient Vikings to better understand how humans react to climate change.

—FORT EUSTIS-NOISE— A combat-related training video is being filmed at Fort Eustis this week, which means community members might hear some unusual noises.

MARYLAND/DELAWARE

MALL SHOOTING-FLORIDA SUSPECT

BALTIMORE — The suspect in a deadly shooting at a Florida video game tournament had previously been hospitalized for mental illness, according to court records in his home state of Maryland reviewed by The Associated Press. By Michael Biesecker and David McFadden. SENT: 1054 words.

SUPREME COURT-KAVANAUGH-YALE YEARS — Friends and acquaintances say Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh seemed more interested in battles on the basketball court than politically charged debates while at Yale. By Alanna Durkin Ricker and Jennifer Peltz. SENT: 1566 words.

IN BRIEF:

—POLICE SHOOTING — Police in Delaware say they are investigating a state trooper-involved shooting that left one man injured.

— COLD CASE-PLAYING CARDS — Inmates at Delaware's four prisons will have access to 8,000 new decks of playing cards — featuring 52 cold cases.

—BRIDGE CRASH-JUMP— Maryland troopers say a man jumped 50 feet (15 meters) from a bridge just outside Washington to avoid crashing cars.

—BALTIMORE POLICE-STRIP CLUB— A Baltimore police supervisor is charged with being drunk and disorderly at a strip club.

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