04/30/2012 08:50 am ET

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing Returning To Work After Health Issues As Council Begins Budget Talks

By Jonathan Oosting

Detroit Mayor Dave Bing is expected to return to work today more than five weeks after he checked himself into Henry Ford Hospital, triggering a series of health scares.

Bing first reported discomfort following an early morning dentist appointment on March 22. Doctors eventually diagnosed the mayor with a perforated colon and performed successful surgery.

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