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PERSONAL BANKRUPTCIES UP 15%

Personal bankruptcy filings nationwide rose 15 percent in the first three months of the year, led by sharp increases in the Northeast, a financial industry group reported Thursday.

There were 166,694 personal bankruptcy filings in the first quarter, compared with 144,725 in the same period of 1989, the American Financial Services Association said.

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