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Friday, July 3

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The next time you find a ticket stuck to your car, consider this statistic: city government employees owe nearly $2 million in unpaid traffic tickets and water bills. To take care of this large bill, the city has filed about 4,700 wage garnishment cases against deadbeat employees, and 44 workers have been suspended for nonpayment.

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