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Bankruptcy Casts Shadow Over Plan To Fix Massive Street Light Failures

December 20, 2013

In Detroit today many neighborhoods are in the dark — not because of a power outage but because fewer than half of the city's 88,000 streetlights actually work. In some parts of town, city block after city block is filled with streetlights that never come on. And as WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter reports…Detroit’s ongoing bankruptcy proceedings are casting a shadow over efforts to fix the lighting system…