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Activists want police officers out of Wake County public schools

Local activists urged the Wake County school system on Tuesday to remove police officers from schools and replace them with more counselors, following a viral video that showed an officer slamming a Rolesville High School student to the floor.

High School Sports

Clayton basketball sweeps West Johnston boys, girls

While Clayton’s boys and girls teams are finding success on the hardwood, Greater Neuse River 4A Conference rival West Johnston’s teams are both winless in league play. They met Tuesday with the Clayton girls racing to a 67-22 win, but coach Denny Medlin’s boys found themselves in a battle before pulling away in the final four minutes for a 68-57 win.

Videos

Work progresses on new Union Station in downtown Raleigh

Video: Work progresses on the new Union Station train station in downtown Raleigh Tuesday. It is near the existing station, but is larger and is slated to also house shops and eating establishments.
Chris Seward cseward@newsobserver.com
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Work progresses on new Union Station in downtown Raleigh

Activist wants changes made in Wake schools after officer slams student to floor 1:09

Activist wants changes made in Wake schools after officer slams student to floor

Activists want police out of Wake County schools 1:07

Activists want police out of Wake County schools

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