There is nothing typical about Patrick Schilling. He's a native of Germany who speaks perfect English. He has a malformation of limbs making him shorter than the typical person. He's also a powerful speaker who stole the day at NCSU's commencement.
The News & Observer publisher Sara Glines empathizes with the victims of the Capital Gazette shooting on June 29, in Annapolis, Md., as the News & Observer has recently moved to a similarly-vulnerable space on Fayetteville St.
A special panel appointed by the State Board of elections voted three to two along party lines to disqualify a Jennifer Mangrum, a Democratic candidate who is challenging Republican state Sen. Phil Berger.