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News Minute: Here is the latest Michigan news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. EST

LANSING, Mich. (AP) - Michigan State Police are investigating whether the remains of three children found in Montana could be linked to the 2010 disappearance of three Michigan brothers. Bones and teeth of three young children were found in September in a Missoula, Montana, shed. Tanner, Alexander and Andrew Skelton were 5, 7 and 9 when they vanished from Morenci, Michigan, in November 2010. State Police Detective Lt. Jeremy Brewer says the agency has requested more information from Montana police.

DETROIT (AP) - A Detroit man whose 1972 murder conviction was thrown out has been released from prison while prosecutors appeal a decision that grants him a new trial. Richard Phillips' conviction was thrown out in August after 45 years. But the 71-year-old had remained in custody until a judge this week said he could be released with an electronic tether.

DETROIT (AP) - Ford Motor Co. plans to move its autonomous and electric vehicle business and strategy teams to Detroit's Corktown neighborhood. The Dearborn-based automaker says Thursday that operations in a 45,000-square-foot former factory should be up and running early next year and "enable Ford teams to immerse themselves in urban mobility challenges and solutions."

DETROIT (AP) - Volunteers with Focus: HOPE will drop off 1,400 meal boxes to homes of Detroit-area senior citizens starting this weekend. The nonprofit's annual special holiday delivery will start Saturday morning. Food boxes include turkeys, vegetables, fruits, canned goods and a variety of packaged items. Volunteers will pick up the boxes at the Focus: HOPE food warehouse in Detroit.

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