While Mayor Dave Bing is preparing to give his State of the City address Wednesday night, Gov. Rick Snyder is waiting to hear from his choice of an emergency manager to take over Bing's responsibilities for running Detroit.
Sources tell me that Snyder has selected an emergency manager, offered the person the job and expects to hear this week whether he or she will take it. While I don't have the name, the prospect is said to be from out of state, and it's not former Washington, D.C., Mayor Anthony Williams -- the governor's first choice.
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