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

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DETROIT (AP) - Authorities say bones have been found in the walls of a downtown Detroit apartment building that's undergoing renovations. Police say the medical examiner's office plans to determine whether the bones found at Ashley Apartments are human. The building was originally developed as the Henry Clay Hotel in 1917.

DETROIT (AP) - Minor league pitcher Evan Reed has been arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting a woman at a Detroit hotel. A not-guilty plea was entered today for Reed, who appeared in court via video. Reed was with the Detroit Tigers when the alleged assault occurred on March 30th.

EAST TAWAS, Mich. (AP) - State police are investigating a woman's report that a lion bit off part of her finger at a private zoo in northern Michigan. Renae Ferguson says the lion bit her finger as she tried to pet it Saturday at Sunrise Side Exotics and Nature Trail in East Tawas. Ferguson says an employee allowed her to go into the lion's cage, but the zoo's owners say she "was told by the guide to get back."

BIG RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) - A 59-year-old Michigan man has died after falling into the Muskegon River. The Grand Rapids Press reports the man's friend called police this morning after he saw the victim lose his footing and fall into the water. Authorities say an officer went into the water and located the man, who was unresponsive. He later died en route to a Grand Rapids hospital.

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