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

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DETROIT (AP) - The city of Detroit is optimistic it will make more deals in the next several days to help emerge from bankruptcy. Attorney Bruce Bennett made the remark during a court hearing today. The city has the support of pension funds and a retirees' group to reduce payouts to thousands of former Detroit employees.

DETROIT (AP) - A 39-year-old Detroit man has been charged with assault after a man was struck by a car outside a gas station. Bobby Cochran also is charged with leaving the scene of an accident and driving without a license. Prosecutors say the victim went to the gas station on April 7th after his girlfriend called to say she was being followed by another car. The man questioned the driver of the other car and was hit as he and his girlfriend walked from the gas station.

DETROIT (AP) - A 34-year-old Detroit man has been charged in connection with a reported attack on the principal of his child's school. Wayne County prosecutors say Keron Wilson is expected to be arraigned today. Officials say Cooke Elementary Principal Philip Van Hooks reported being bitten on the forearm and punched after telling Wilson on Monday why the child wasn't allowed on a field trip.

ORION TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) - An international automotive company is investing $15.3 million to expand its business in Oakland County. Governor Rick Snyder says the expansion of Fuyao Automotive North America in Orion Township will create 102 full-time jobs. The company currently provides assembly and support services for auto manufacturers and plans to add equipment to produce glass assembly parts.

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