News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press -

News Minute: Here is the latest North Carolina news from The Associated Press

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RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - House lawmakers in North Carolina have rejected a Senate version of a bill that would create new regulations for mopeds, including a requirement that moped drivers obtain insurance. Critics say the insurance provision would hurt low-income workers who need wheels to get to work.

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) - A professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has died after an attack near campus, and two people have been charged. Police say 59-year-old Feng Liu was found unresponsive Wednesday with serious head wounds and died Thursday at a hospital.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The new trial for former North Carolina Rep. Stephen LaRoque has been delayed again - until February 2015. LaRoque was previously convicted on 10 counts involving theft from a non-profit receiving federal funds, money laundering and making false statements. The retrial involves two remaining charges.

FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) - Fort Bragg officials say a construction worker was killed when a trench fell in on him as he was installing pipes. Spokesman Adam Luther said the unidentified man was in a trench near the Ammunition Supply Point near the Pope Army Air Field side of the post on Thursday.

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