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Stockton Bankruptcy

Stockton officials head to federal court to argue against creditors. (3/25/13)

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    An aging sign is seen at Stockton City Hall on June 27, 2012 in Stockton, California.
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    Cars drive through the downtown area April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    Graffiti is seen on the side of a vacant building on June 27, 2012 in Stockton, California.
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    A paint store is closed in a deserted section of the downtown area April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    A for sale sign advertises a reduced price in front of homes for sale April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    A pedestrian walks by a Stockton Record newspaper rack displaying the headline 'Bankrupt!' on June 27, 2012 in Stockton, California.
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    A new car is parked in front of an abandoned building in a deserted section of the downtown area April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    A for sale sign lays in a patch of overgrown weeds in front of an abandoned home April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    Cars drive through the downtown area April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    A for sale sign advertises a reduced price in front of homes for sale April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    An abandoned home stands behind a padlocked gate April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    A sign is posted on the side of a utility bill payment box outside of Stockton City Hall on June 27, 2012 in Stockton, California.
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    Two men push a car after it stalled on June 27, 2012 in Stockton, California.
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    Cars drive through the downtown area April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    A pedestrian walks by a Stockton Record newspaper rack displaying the headline 'Bankrupt!' on June 27, 2012 in Stockton, California.
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    Cars drive through the downtown area April 29, 2008 in Stockton, California. As the nation continues to see widespread home loan foreclosures, Stockton, California led the nation with the highest foreclosure rate. One out of every 30 homes in Stockton is in foreclosure, close to seven times the national average for a metro area in the U.S.
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    A vacant building is seen through a fence on June 27, 2012 in Stockton, California.