America's Cities Are in Financial Peril

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  • Detroit, Michigan
  • Scranton, Pennsylvania
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  • Mammoth Lakes, California
  • San Bernardino, California
  • Jefferson County, Alabama

Buried in Debt

As the economy continues to emerge from recession, cities throughout the U.S. are faltering. On Thursday, Detroit joined the list of growing cities to file for bankruptcy protection, becoming the largest city in U.S. History to do so. BET.com takes a  cities that found themselves in financial peril in recent years.Britt Middleton