Mike Duggan sworn in as mayor of bankrupt Detroit, says plans to start work immediately

  • by: COREY WILLIAMS , Associated Press
  • Updated: January 1, 2014 - 2:05 PM

DETROIT — The new mayor of Detroit was sworn into office on Wednesday, and despite the New Year's Day holiday — and his limited powers in an insolvent city whose finances are controlled by a state-appointed emergency manager — he is starting work immediately.

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