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In this Oct. 24, 2012 file photo, a pedestrian walks in Greektown in downtown Detroit. A state-appointed review team Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013 determined Detroit is in a financial emergency, paving the way for Republican Gov. Rick Snyder to appoint an emergency manager who would need to come up with a new plan to get the city out of its fiscal crisis. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption

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In the 1970s, Vernice Davis Anthony was one of dozens of Detroit public health nurses who regularly fanned out throughout the city, building trust. They visited the home of every new mom and worked in schools, tracking cases of infectious diseases and making sure kids got immunized. Nic Antaya/Kaiser Health News hide caption

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Detroit is attracting entrepreneurs who like the relatively cheap workspaces. But real estate developers and business owners like Sean Harrington, who turned the Iodent Building into an apartment complex, are paying the price in property taxes. Jason Margolis/NPR hide caption

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On The Road To Recovery, Detroit's Property Taxes Aren't Helping

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Gov. Rick Snyder speaks today flanked by Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan (left) and emergency manager Kevyn Orr. Snyder said that the nation's largest municipal bankruptcy will end at midnight. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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Detroit emergency manager Kevyn Orr (left) speaks at a news conference in Detroit as Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder, who appointed Orr, listens. Orr's plan for the city to emerge from bankruptcy was approved by a federal judge today. Paul Sancya/AP hide caption

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