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Bing Leaves Legacy Of Integrity, Bankruptcy

December 12, 2013

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing took office in 2009 with the city still reeling from the ravages of the Kwame Kilpatrick scandal. He leaves office with Detroit in the throes of the largest municipal bankruptcy in US history. Bing summed-up his turbulent time as mayor in an address to the Detroit Economic Club. WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter attended what’s being called Bing’s final formal address as mayor. He described the scene to WDET’s Travis Wright…