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      Pit bull attack case goes to trial

      A Munising man is heading to trial, facing charges in a pit bull dog attack.

      John Janes, 48, was in Alger County Circuit Court this morning for a pre-trial hearing. Janes is charged with having dangerous animals and being a habitual offender. The alleged attack happened at the end of May, when police say his unattended dog mauled an seven-year-old girl.

      A plea agreement could not be reached, so the case will now go before a jury. A trial date has not been set.

      According to police, the dog has been destroyed.

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