PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Kevyn Orr's challenges as emergency manager for Detroit are so widespread that Michigan Treasurer Andy Dillon, when asked which one was biggest, gave a long pause, then said nothing.

"I'll have to think about that one for a while," Dillon said with a wry grin during an interview Monday afternoon at The Bond Buyer's Symposium on Distressed Municipalities, where he spoke to a panel about Detroit's problems to a captive audience of about 250 persons.

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