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Over 100 objections filed against Detroit bankruptcy

A image of the Detroit skyline is seen on the podium where Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder addressed the media about filing bankruptcy for the city of Detroit during a news conference in Detroit, Michigan July 19, 2013.
Credit: Reuters/ Rebecca Cook
A image of the Detroit skyline is seen on the podium where Detroit Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and Michigan Governor Rick Snyder addressed the media about filing bankruptcy for the city of Detroit during a news conference in Detroit, Michigan July 19, 2013. Credit: Reuters/ Rebecca Cook

DETROIT (WKZO) -- There are more than 100 objections to the Detroit bankruptcy eligibility from interested individuals or parties.  One of the largest petitions submitted to U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Steven Rhodes by Monday's deadline came from the AFSCME union, which claims the bankruptcy filing "runs ramshackle over local self-government."  Representatives of Detroit's two pension systems met with representatives of Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr and the Milliman actuarial firm Monday in an attempt to bridge their dispute on the level of current pension underfunding.

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