MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A Montgomery judge has scheduled a trial June 3 over whether the state government can keep the cash and destroy the gambling machines seized in a raid of VictoryLand casino in Macon County. Court records show Circuit Judge William Shashy set the date after being assigned the case by Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore.
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. Tuesday was Boeing's deadline for several states to submit proposals to build the new plane and Alabama is among the contenders.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - State Department of Education officials say they're open to allowing city school districts to charge students transportation fees. The department's Chief of Staff, Craig Pouncey, told AL.com recent outcry over a proposal in Hoover to cut school bus service and shrinking school budgets prompted state officials to reconsider whether transportation fees could be a viable solution.
SEATTLE (AP) - One of the first black military aviators known as the Tuskegee Airmen, William L. Booker, has died at the age of 90. Booker's family says he died Nov. 30 at a Kirkland, Wash., nursing home.
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