DETROIT (AP) - Detroit Mayor Dave Bing has been released from a hospital more than a week after undergoing surgery to correct a perforated colon.
Bing's office says Monday the 68-year-old mayor is expected to be out of the office for about three weeks.
He will recuperate at home, but will continue communicating with his staff about the city's daily operations.
Bing was admitted to Henry Ford Hospital on March 22 after feeling discomfort following dental treatment. Doctors had expected his stay to last five to seven days.
Deputy Mayor Kirk Lewis has been serving as mayor in Bing's absence. Lewis has been one of the city's lead negotiators with the Gov. Rick Snyder's office on a consent agreement that would head off the state's appointment of an emergency manager over Detroit's finances.
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