Detroit manager to listen, then assess priorities
Protesters, skeptical city officials await as Detroit emergency manager begins 1st day on job
Detroit's new emergency financial manager could be greeted by a crowd of protesters when he arrives at work Monday.
Kevyn Orr plans to spend his first day meeting with some city officials who for months fought against creating his job.
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He is under no illusions that he'll be treated as a hero as he begins his duties as Motor City's emergency manager.
The appointment makes Detroit the largest U.S. city ever put under state control.
Still, Orr says he's motivated by the opportunity to engineer one of the nation's greatest fiscal turnarounds. Watch: Kevyn Orr, Gov. Snyder talk with Local 4
The Washington D.C.-based attorney tells The Associated Press that he has no immediate plan of action except to sit down with Mayor Dave Bing and other officials to discuss the crisis.
Thursday, dozens of people protested outside Detroit's Cadillac Place when the governor announced Orr's appointment.
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