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Published May 29, 2009, 02:40 PM

Man charged with child abuse to review plea offer

GRAND FORKS, N.D. (AP) — The attorney for a man accused of breaking the arm of his 3-month-old daughter says he will consider a plea offer. Michael Balek of Grand Forks is charged with child abuse, and faces an Aug. 18 trial. He has pleaded not guilty. Defense attorney Steven Light says he and Balek plan to review a plea offer from prosecutors.

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