Is Detroit really broke? Crucial bankruptcy trial to begin

October 23, 2013   // 0 Comments

by Ed White, Associated Press DETROIT — Thousands of Detroit streetlights are dark. Many more residents have fled. Donors are replacing ambulances that limped around for 200,000 miles. Millions in debt payments have been skipped. Is there really any doubt the city is broke? A judge starts exploring that question Wednesday in an unusual trial to determine whether Detroit indeed is eligible to sc...

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