The Washington Post

Here are six big, crazy ideas to stop Detroit's economic tailspin.

  • Lydia DePillis, Timothy B. Lee, and Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 20, 2013
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A state judge has ordered Detroit's federal bankrtupcy filing withdrawn. Here's why she has the power to do that.

  • Timothy B. Lee
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  • Jul 19, 2013
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Detroit currently owes $3.5 billion on its pension funds and can't pay. How did it reach this point?

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jul 19, 2013
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It's $18 billion in debt, but this could be the start of a real recovery.

A total of 8 cities and towns, as well as dozens of utilities, water districts, hospital authorities, and other municipal units have filed for bankruptcy since 2010.

  • Brad Plumer
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  • Jul 18, 2013
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