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Cities Strain to Cover Budget Gaps

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Cities Strain to Cover Budget Gaps

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Cities Strain to Cover Budget Gaps

Cities Strain to Cover Budget Gaps

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Many American cities are struggling with budget shortfalls. Their financial troubles are likely to get worse if expected cuts are made in domestic federal spending. Don Durfee, research editor of CFO magazine points to Pittsburgh and Buffalo as cities in acute financial crises, and Atlanta, San Diego, and Chicago as others with growing budgetary problems.