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Detroit Residents Not Surprised by City’s Bankruptcyi
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July 22, 2013 8:37 PM
Although Detroit’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing made headlines around the world, it was no surprise to the long-suffering residents of that U.S. city. Those who live there endure long police and fire response times, amid the blight and urban decay of a city that once was the fourth largest in the United States. But as VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports from Detroit, some residents see the city’s bankruptcy as a fresh start.

Detroit Residents Not Surprised by City’s Bankruptcy

Published July 22, 2013

Although Detroit’s Chapter 9 bankruptcy filing made headlines around the world, it was no surprise to the long-suffering residents of that U.S. city. Those who live there endure long police and fire response times, amid the blight and urban decay of a city that once was the fourth largest in the United States. But as VOA’s Kane Farabaugh reports from Detroit, some residents see the city’s bankruptcy as a fresh start.