In another blow to Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick’s plan to sell Detroit’s half of the Detroit-Windsor Tunnel, the City Council in Windsor, Ontario, last week instructed its top lawyer to halt negotiations after some Detroit council members said they still have doubts about the deal despite having voted in favor of establishing an operating authority.

Though the Canadian city said it was still in favor of the joint tunnel sale, its council members said Windsor could not continue paying consulting and legal fees to pursue the deal if the Detroit City Council expects to reject it.

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