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Demonstrators argue amongst themselves during protests September 22, 2016 in downtown Charlotte, NC.

Donald Trump Calls For Leadership, Unity, Law and Order After Charlotte Riots

“Wow, here we go again,” Trump said, when asked to react to the images of riots in Charlotte. During an interview on Fox and Friends, he added, “It’s very sad. When you look at what’s going on it’s very sad. It’s very divided, our country, and it’s getting worse, so I’m not overly surprised to see it, but it’s happening.”

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Watch: CNN’s Lavandera Attacked While Reporting In Charlotte

UPDATE: Lavandera later reported that a man who said he was the attacker came up to him, hugged him, and apologized for attacking him. This CNN reporter said on air that the man came back, apologized & hugged him. #CharlotteProtest https://t.co/dnWITaTiWl

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 21: With blood covering her hand and arm, a woman points at a police officer on September 21, 2016 in Charlotte, NC. The North Carolina governor has declared a state of emergency in the city of Charlotte after clashes during protests in the city in response …

***LIVEWIRE*** Watch: Street Clashes in Charlotte, N.C., After Police Shooting

Police have closed portions of uptown Charlotte on Wednesday night after a series of gunshots were fired. One man has reportedly been shot. The protests are the second night where the North Carolina city has erupted after a man, Keith Lamont Scott, was shot by police after he allegedly was carrying a gun. Some have–mistakenly according to police–believed that Scott had a book, not a gun, in his vehicle when a police officer shot him. But authorities have said that they confiscated a gun–and didn’t find a book–in the vehicle.

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Watch: Charlotte Protesters Jump On and Damage Police Cruiser

During protests in Charlotte, North Carolina, over the police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott, CBS affiliate WBTV captured footage of protesters jumping on and damaging a police cruiser. Follow Ian Hanchett on Twitter @IanHanchett

DURHAM, NC - MAY 11: A gender neutral sign is posted outside a bathrooms at Oval Park Grill on May 11, 2016 in Durham, North Carolina. (Photo by Sara D. Davis/Getty Images) *** Local Caption *** House Bill 2

Federal Judge Blocks North Carolina’s HB 2 Bathroom Law

Plaintiffs in one of the lawsuits over North Carolina’s HB 2 (the “bathroom bill”) scored a partial victory Friday when a federal district court made clear it was bound by higher-court precedent to rule for the plaintiffs. But that victory may be short-lived, as the U.S. Supreme Court will likely decide this matter in 2017.

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North Carolina: UNC vs. Duke Hoops for Top Student-Athlete

Grayson Allen led Duke to the national basketball title and ranks as the top returning player. Megan Buckingham leads the greatest college sports program in history (UNC women’s soccer). The greatest upset unfolded on the Big Ten Network eight years ago when Appalachian State shocked the world.

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Luke Ridnour on 4 Teams in 24 Hours

Luke Ridnour endured a whirlwind tour of the league in 24 hours, going from Orlando to Memphis to Charlotte to Oklahoma City in one trade after another.