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

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DETROIT (AP) - A judge has ordered a juvenile trial for a Detroit teenager accused in connection with the attack on Steve Utash. The 16-year-old is charged with assault and ethnic intimidation in the beating of the suburban man who stopped to help a boy he'd accidentally hit with his pickup truck. Four adults are charged with attempted murder.

DETROIT (AP) - A federal judge in Texas has denied an emergency motion that would have forced General Motors to tell owners of 2 million cars to stop driving them because of an ignition switch defect. GM had urged the court not to intervene and let a recall overseen by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration proceed. GM has linked the switch to 13 deaths.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan Governor Rick Snyder's re-election bid is official. The governor has turned in more than 26,000 signatures from all 83 Michigan counties. Snyder said at the secretary of state building in Lansing that he's "absolutely fired up" to continue being governor and is proud of his record.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Governor Rick Snyder has declared a state of emergency for Marquette County because of widespread damage caused by the extreme winter cold. The Upper Peninsula county has reported more than $1.6 million in damage to water and sewer lines. Snyder says crews have been "working around the clock" on repairs.

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