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News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 1:40 a.m. EDT

SANDUSKY, Mich. (AP) - A hearing is scheduled in Michigan on a judge's order that initially gave a convicted sex offender joint legal custody of a child born to a woman who said the man raped her when she was 12. Attorneys representing the woman and 27-year-old Christopher Mirasolo are to appear Tuesday afternoon before Judge Gregory Ross in Sanilac County. In September, Ross granted the woman sole physical custody and Mirasolo joint legal custody.

ST. JOSEPH, Mich. (AP) - An Indiana man accused in an attack on a Michigan State Police trooper has been sentenced to 15 to 50 years in prison. WSBT-TV reports that 19-year-old Travis Wise, of Middlebury, appeared Monday in a Berrien County court on a charge of assault with intent to murder. Wise is accused of helping his half-brother attack trooper Garry Guild who had been chasing a stolen motorcycle that crashed Feb. 20 near the Indiana state line.

MUSKEGON, Mich. (AP) - Jury selection is starting in the trial of a western Michigan man who is charged with killing a jogger, one of two homicides pinned on him in the Muskegon area. Jeffrey Willis is accused of shooting Rebekah Bletsch in 2014 in Muskegon County's Dalton Township. Investigators say bullets in the body matched a gun found in his vehicle. Because of widespread publicity, hundreds of people could be screened as potential jurors, starting Tuesday.

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Election law expert Jocelyn Benson is expected to run again to be Michigan's next secretary of state. Benson, the former dean of the Wayne State University Law School, will announce her political plans Tuesday. She currently runs the Ross Initiative in Sports for Equality. Benson was Democrats' nominee for secretary of state in 2010 but lost to Republican Ruth Johnson. Johnson cannot run again due to term limits.

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