Scranton, Pa., has three lawsuits against it over paying employees the federal minimum wage, can’t get a bridge loan for payroll and past-due bills, and has little money to its name.

The city now has another problem: it must resubmit its financial recovery plan, which hinged largely on a sale of its stormwater conveyance system to the Scranton Sewer Authority, because the authority already owns it — and has since 1968.

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