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Legal wrangling shadows Detroit bankruptcy filing

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July 22, 2013 AT 11:54 AM
The tug of war over whether Detroit legally could file for municipal bankruptcy continues as the city seeks an initial hearing in U.S. federal court to put on hold challenges to the filing in Michigan court. Concerned that retirement benefits will be slashed, Detroit retirees, workers and pension funds have been running to state court in Michigan's capital of Lansing in an effort to derail the biggest Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy in U.S. history.