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Wed November 13, 2013
New MSU report says other Michigan cities might be in the same trouble as Detroit
As Detroit's troubles and "dirty laundry" have been aired out on a world-wide stage, there has been plenty of finger-pointing and judging of the city's leaders, employees, retirees and citizens.
But a new analysis from Michigan State University suggests we might want to hold up on judging Detroit and take a look at our own cities and towns.
That MSU report finds cities all around Michigan face the very same mountain of "legacy" debt that toppled Detroit.
Study co-author Eric Scorsone joined us today.
Listen to the full interview above.
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