RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - A federal judge is scheduled to hear arguments today in Winston-Salem over whether a trial on the legality of recent Republican-backed changes to North Carolina's voting laws should be held before or after the November 2014 elections. Gov. Pat McCrory faces lawsuits by groups who want the case heard before the election.
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) - A Minnesota National Guard member and self-described commander of a militia group is accused of stealing classified information from his former military unit at Fort Bragg, N.C. A federal affidavit shows 25-year-old Keith Michael Novak stole names, Social Security numbers and clearance levels of roughly 400 members of the 82nd Airborne Division to make fake identities for his militia.
SEATTLE (AP) - Leaders of the Machinists Union say they have given the Boeing Co. a preliminary proposal for a contract that would mean much of the work on the company's new 777X jet would be done in the Puget Sound region. North Carolina is among those states submitting proposals to build the new plane.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - Charlotte officials say they probably won't be doing that again. Officials with the city transportation department say they won't close streets for movie or television filming during rush hour again as they did on Tuesday.
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