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12-27-2012, 02:46 PM
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Originally Posted by Captain Bob View Post
Detroit is the height or dysfunction. In Windsor, I had a neighbor who was home everyday. I asked him where he worked. He said he worked for Detroit Public Schools managing old unused buildings. After about 15 years of never getting any money to maintain the buildings and watching them fall into disrepair, he stopped going to work. They just kept sending the checks and never asked him anything.
With the Ilitch case it's not hard to envision that someone early on never bothered to set up the apparatus to collect money for the city
I have heard Detroit is pretty dysfunctional.

Other cities fork over cash to keep stadiums in their cities. Maybe Detroit has been ignoring this so that Illitch would keep his teams in the city, not take them to the suburbs.

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