Twenty-four governments and six school districts across Ohio are under state supervision to help them avoid a fate similar to what befell Detroit last week when it became the largest U.S. city in history to declare bankruptcy.
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Ohio cities in fiscal distress
Nine Ohio cities with populations of more than 10,000 are in some form of financial distress, according to the state auditor:
Garfield Heights, 2008
East Cleveland, 2012
INTERACTIVE MAP: More information on the dozens of Ohio government entities battling fiscal troubles, including the deficits faced by many.