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Twice-Bankrupt Manager to Run Bankrupt City

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Twice-Bankrupt Manager to Run Bankrupt City On the theory, perhaps, that it takes one to run one, the bankrupt city of San Bernardino, California, has hired as its new manager a man who twice has declared personal bankruptcy.Allen J. Parker, 71, hired last week for the $221,000 post, first filed for bankruptcy in 1991, then filed again in 2011, Reuters reports, citing court documents. Court records also show that Parker and his wife, as a condition of discharging their debts, were required to take a course in personal financial management.


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