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Bankruptcy filings increase by almost one-third in 2008

Nationwide bankruptcy filings rose 31 percent in 2008 over the previous calendar year, according to information released last week by the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts. Filings in the Eastern District of Missouri were up 22 percent over 2007, while the Western District bankruptcy filings were up 19 percent over 2007 filings. Slightly more bankruptcies ...