Arizona led bankruptcies in 2009

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New data shows Arizona led the nation in bankruptcies last year. There was a 77% jump in 2009.  Wyoming, Nevada, and California followed.

Both consumer and business bankruptcy filings were up 32% nationwide last year. There were a total of 1.4 million petitions.

Analysts say while every state saw a rise in bankruptcies.  The numbers indicate correlations to the nation's most recession-weary regions.