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Could Detroit's Financial Woes Kill Annual Fireworks Show?

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Fireworks are shown along the Detroit skyline Monday, June 27, 2011. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya) | AP

The City of Detroit is on the verge of financial collapse and it could affect Windsor, said one political observer in Canada.

The state of Michigan is considering appointing an emergency manager to balance the cash-strapped city's books. That could mean the axe falls on bi-national events, said Cheryl Collier, a political science professor at the University of Windsor.

"There's not going to be a direct effect in our day-to-day lives. There are not a lot of partnership agreements or any kind of structural ties," Collier said.

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