Alabama County On Brink Of Bankruptcy

Time is running out for elected officials in Jefferson County, Ala., to avoid bankruptcy.

The county is home to Birmingham, the state's largest city, and if it declares bankruptcy, it would be the largest municipal filing in history.

Tanya Ott reports for member station WBHM.

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