Commissioner Joe Knight, left, and commission president David Carrington, right, confer before the executive session was called, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in Birmingham, Ala. Officials in Alabama's ... more 
Commissioner Joe Knight, left, and commission president David Carrington, right, confer before the executive session was called, Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011 in Birmingham, Ala. Officials in Alabama's largest county have delayed for another week a decision on whether to file for the largest ever U.S. municipal bankruptcy. (AP Photo/The Birmingham News, Joe Songer) MAGS OUT; NO SALES less 
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Associated Press | Photo By The Birmingham News, Joe Songer
Thu, Aug 4, 2011 7:20 PM EDT