Michigan officials Monday said they would give Detroit an additional 30 days to complete a long-overdue 2006-2007 audit. The extension to Dec. 31 was granted when city officials agreed to submit a plan to finish the audit, including providing weekly updates.

Detroit also has the option of an additional extension, according to Mayor Ken Cockrel Jr., who said in a statement Monday that it was likely the audit would not be finished until February.

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