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July 30, 2013 12:00 AM

Scott Martelle: Five myths about Detroit

The city of Detroit filed for bankruptcy protection on July 18 – the largest municipal bankruptcy filing in U.S. history. Detroit, of course, is synonymous with the auto industry, which has been rebounding recently. So why is Detroit struggling? To find out, let’s dispel some myths about the city’s past and present.

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