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ND man pleads guilty to weapons charge

BISMARCK (AP) -- A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty in federal court to possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. Authorities say Michael McKinney Jr. had a 12-guage shotgun, a .308-caliber rifle and assorted ammunition in h...

BISMARCK (AP) -- A North Dakota man has pleaded guilty in federal court to possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon.

Authorities say Michael McKinney Jr. had a 12-guage shotgun, a .308-caliber rifle and assorted ammunition in his possession last November.

McKinney's record includes convictions for abusive sexual contact in 1993 and possession of drug paraphernalia in 2004.

He faces a maximum penalty of 10 years in prison. Sentencing is set for Jan. 13 in Bismarck.

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