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Former Detroit Finance Chief Says Bankruptcy Not Only Option

September 26, 2013

Detroit's emergency manager faces a challenge from creditors this week as hearings on the city's request for bankruptcy protection continue. But a man who helped guide Detroit's finances says he is not sure if the city is actually eligible for Chapter 9 protection. Joe Harris served as Detroit's Auditor General and Chief Financial Officer. He tells WDET's Quinn Klinefelter the city has the means to find enough savings to avoid bankruptcy -- if officials wanted to pursue that option...