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Detroit broke city

NEED TO KNOW
  • City is $18 billion in debt
  • 2 out of 3 ambulances are broken
  • Takes up to an hour for police to respond to calls

Billions in debt, Detroit is the largest U.S. city yet to go bankrupt.

Stricken by years of mismanagement and labor woes, Motown filed for debt protection Thursday.

HLN's Jennifer Westhoven looks at the impact to the people who live and work in the Motor City and how far they'll have to go to make a comeback.

CNNMoney: Detroit bankruptcy filing came with only 5 minutes to spare

Morning Express with Robin Meade airs Monday through Friday at 6 a.m. ET on HLN. Like the show on Facebook, follow Jennifer Westhoven on Twitter: @JenWesthoven.

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