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Man seeks new trial in 1995 deaths of 2 children

BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) - A Battle Creek man serving a life sentence for the 1995 fire-related deaths of two young brothers in southern Michigan is seeking a new trial.
   
The Battle Creek Enquirer reports the Michigan Innocence Clinic filed a motion with Calhoun County Circuit Judge James Kingsley and wants a new trial for 47-year-old Andrew Babick Jr.
   
The attorney general's office, which prosecuted the case, told The Associated Press it hasn't seen the motion and couldn't comment.
   
A federal appeals court in 2010 refused to overturn the conviction.
   
Babick was accused of using flammable liquids to start a fire at a house in September 1995, because he was mad at a man who sold him crack cocaine. Babick denied any role. Two adults escaped, but two brothers, ages 2 and 3, died.