As some Syrian refugees arrive, Michigan makes case for more

In a photo from Thursday, Oct. 8, 2015, in Warren, Mich., business owner Ismael Basha, left, looks on as Syrian refugee Mohammed Abo-Shaar, right, helps a co-worker assemble a frame. Basha, who came from Syria in the early 1980s, owns TSS Inc., which has 50 workers and makes automatic car wash fixtures and systems. Over the years, he said, he he’s hired refugees from Bosnia-Herzegovina, Serbia and Iraq, and, in recent weeks, several from Syria. He said they typically work hard and are dedicated. Many more are expected since the Obama administration pledged to accept about 10,000 Syrians in the next 12 months. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

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Man charged in killings of wife, their 2 young children

Defendant Timothy Fradeneck waits during his arraignment

Defendant Timothy Fradeneck waits during his arraignment, Wednesday afternoon, April 15, 2015, in Eastpointe, Mich. Fradeneck, 38, is charged with first-degree murder in the deaths of his wife and children, whose bodies were found Monday, April 13, in their Eastpointe home. He’s also charged with child abuse. (Todd McInturf/Detroit News via AP)

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Second man arraigned in toddler’s slaying

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Kamiya French, 2, was killed before a man turned a gun on her father and shot a 12-year-old multiple times on Tuesday.                                            (Photo: Ryan Garza, Detroit Free Press)

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