BRADENTON, Fla. - U.S. District Court Judge R. David Proctor yesterday continued until January a hearing on whether to appoint a receiver for Jefferson County, Ala.'s financially troubled sewer system.

A spokeswoman for Proctor said attorneys met first thing in judge's chambers and then the continuance was announced. The reason for the continuance was not immediately clear.

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