8 of 10: A view of the Stockton waterfront is seen from the Waterfront Hotel Wednesday, Feb. 29, 2012, in Stockton, Calif. A red, white and blue sign declaring Stockton an "All-America City" still adorns City Hall, but the building's crumbling facade tells the real story of the community's recent fortunes. Since the sign went up nearly a decade ago, Stockton has twice topped Forbes magazine's list of "America's most miserable cities." And now another unflattering title could be headed its way: largest American city to declare bankruptcy. (AP Photo/Ben Margot) (AP Photo/ Ben Margot)

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