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Detroit to delinquent water users: pay up

Mar 28, 2014
Half the bankrupt city's residents are delinquent on their water bills. Businesses, schools and the city itself owe more than $50 million in unpaid water bills.
Posted In: water, utilities, Detroit, bankruptcy
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Could Detroit strong arm its creditors?

Mar 4, 2014
If the judge approves, a new agreement could be a big step toward the city getting out of bankruptcy.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy
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Bankruptcy filings are plummeting

Nov 5, 2013
If the economy were soaring, bankruptcies might actually spike. Credit standards would loosen and people would take on more risks -- and more debt.
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Detroit: A city built for 2 million, with 700,000 left

Nov 4, 2013
Detroit's infrastructure problems grind on, despite bankruptcy.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, Motor City, infrastructure
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Detroit City employees brace as judge mulls pension cuts

Sep 10, 2013
Today, a US district court considers Detroit's request for bankruptcy protection.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, San Bernardino
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In Detroit, bankruptcy comes with a cost

Aug 22, 2013
As if Detroit doesn’t have enough money problems, now the cash-strapped city faces a huge bill from their bankruptcy lawyers.
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You Hate My Job: Bankruptcy lawyer

Jul 30, 2013
In the latest in a series about jobs people have that other people hate, a bankruptcy lawyer explains what brings people into his office.
Posted In: bankruptcy, bankruptcy lawyers
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After Detroit: Which muni bonds are riskiest?

Jul 30, 2013
After the city's bankruptcy, Detroit's bondholders are nervous about getting repaid. And Detroit's not the only place that's happening.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy, municipal bonds
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Detroit residents on bankruptcy: Don't forget about us

Jul 19, 2013
Kai speaks to Detroit resident and author Charlie LeDuff about how the city is responding to the news that is has filed to become the largest bankruptcy by a city in U.S. history.
Posted In: Detroit, bankruptcy
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Detroit recovery from bankruptcy won't be like GM's

Jul 19, 2013
Automakers GM and Chrysler were Detroit’s last big bankruptcies, but they were able to emerge from Chapter 11 in a matter of weeks.
Posted In: GM, Chrysler, cars, bankruptcy, Detroit

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