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The Paul Martin Home for Boys in Detroit is shown in a Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018 photo. A lawsuit accuses state officials of withholding documents about abuse allegations at the home. Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, known as MPAS, filed a lawsuit Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, against the Department of Health and Human Services. The independent group is empowered under state and federal (AP Photo/Ed White)
DETROIT (AP) — Gov. Rick Snyder’s administration is withholding key documents about abuse allegations at a Detroit home for boys, according to a lawsuit from a group that protects the rights of the developmentally disabled. Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service, known as MPAS, filed a lawsuit Monday against the Department of Health and Human Services. The independent group is empowered under state and federal law to investigate abuse and neglect claims, and it wants to know more about the Paul Martin Home for Boys.

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