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      Militia suspects face charges in Michigan

      Alleged Hutaree members are, from left to right, top row: David Stone, Sr.; Joshua Matthew Stone; David Stone, Jr. Left to right, bottom row:and Tina Mae Stone; Thomas Piatek; Joshua Clough. Left to right, bottom row: Jacob Ward; Michael Meeks and Kristopher Sickles.

      DETROIT (AP) - The last of nine people charged with plotting to kill police has been arraigned in a Detroit federal court.

      Joshua Matthew Stone, 21, was arraigned Tuesday before a U.S. District Court magistrate and was ordered held without bond until a hearing Wednesday.

      Stone peacefully surrendered Monday night in Hillsdale County's Wheatland Township.

      Authorities say Stone's father and seven others charged Monday were part of the Michigan-based Hutaree. They say the group plotted to kill a police officer and slaughter scores more by bombing the funeral - all in hopes of touching off an uprising against the government.

      Stone was the only suspect not arrested during weekend raids in Michigan, Indiana and Ohio.

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      Associated Press writers John Seewer in Wheatland Township, Mich. Devlin Barrett in Washington, Meghan Barr in Sandusky, Ohio; David Aguilar and Jeff Karoub in Detroit; and Don Babwin in Chicago contributed to this report.

      (Copyright 2010 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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