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At Debate, Detroit Mayoral Candidates Big On Hits, Not On Substance

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There were more fireworks and bluster than substance Tuesday night in the first televised Detroit mayoral candidate debate since the filing of the largest-ever bankruptcy of an American city.

And that historic Chapter 9 municipal bankruptcy petition didn't do a lot to change the messages of candidates vying to be mayor as they laid out their cases before a boisterous crowd at the city's Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. The debate was broadcast on WADL-TV (Channel 38).

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