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Q & A With Oakland County Executive L. Brooks Patterson On Detroit's Finances WITH VIDEO

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L. Brooks Patterson (Courtesy Oakland County). | Oakland County

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder's declaration Friday that Detroit has a financial emergency really wasn't much of a surprise.

But the specter of an emergency manager to run the state's largest city — and once the nation's most prosperous — presents nearly as many questions as the cause of the city's decades of decline.

Read the whole story at The Oakland Press