BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Jefferson County, Ala., negotiators resumed talks with Wall Street creditors yesterday, County Commission President Bettye Fine Collins said in a press conference here.

Those talks include extension of the county's forbearance agreements, which have delayed accelerated and swap payments on $3.2 billion of outstanding sewer debt, most of which is in troubled auction- and variable-rate securities. The current agreements expire Thursday.

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