Two fathers waiting. One is dead. The difference that mattered

After the death of Keith Lamont Scott in Charlotte, we must recognize that race fundamentally shapes our interactions, that it shapes the decisions of police offers to trust one person and not another, before they know anything else. We must push for change in a system that has failed to address the problem.

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Raleigh bus driver ends career spanning almost five decades

Video: John Giles, 70, is known as "Pops" to his fellow bus drivers and drove his route for the last time after deciding it was time to retire after 47 years on the road.
Chuck Liddy cliddy@newsobserver.com
Raleigh bus driver ends career spanning almost five decades 1:29

Raleigh bus driver ends career spanning almost five decades

Whose job is it to save North Topsail Beach? 4:22

Whose job is it to save North Topsail Beach?

IBMA Soundcheck with Sierra Hull 3:46

IBMA Soundcheck with Sierra Hull

Molly Tuttle plays The Lincoln on the IBMA Bluegrass Ramble 4:33

Molly Tuttle plays The Lincoln on the IBMA Bluegrass Ramble