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Nancy Blount named 36th District Court chief judge

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DETROIT (AP) -

The state Supreme Court has appointed Nancy Blount as chief judge of Detroit's 36th District Court.

Blount's appointment begins Monday and runs through Dec. 31.

She will fill out the term of Kenneth King, who was removed last month as chief judge by Court of Appeals Judge Michael Talbot, special administrator to the Detroit court.

King had headed up the financially struggling court since last year. He remains as a judge on the court.

Talbot's appointment as a special administrator followed a report that found 36th District Court was plagued by financial mismanagement, a backlogged docket and a bloated payroll.

Blount is a graduate of the University of Michigan's law school and was elected judge in 1983. She has named Prentis Edwards, Jr., as chief judge pro tem.

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