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San Bernardino votes to slash over 100 jobs

Friday, September 07, 2012
The San Bernardino City Hall exterior is seen in this file photo from Tuesday, July 10, 2012.

The San Bernardino City Hall exterior is seen in this file photo from Tuesday, July 10, 2012. (KABC Photo)

The bankrupt city of San Bernardino is slashing more than 100 jobs.

The City Council made the decision on Wednesday as the city faces a $45.8 million budget shortfall.

Some jobs eliminated are positions within the San Bernardino Police Department. Cutbacks could also close three of the city's four libraries.

The council also voted to slash $20 million from the city's $166 million budget.

San Bernardino filed for Chapter 9 bankruptcy on Aug. 1. It is the third California city to file for bankruptcy this summer.

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