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Thousands in Mich. face loss of jobless benefits

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LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Thousands of people in Michigan could lose jobless benefits later this month if a federal program paying for emergency unemployment benefits ends. The Detroit Free Press reports (http://on.freep.com/RvTGPC ) that about 87,000 people in Michigan would lose their checks Dec. 29 and new recipients would be looking at no more than 20 weeks of state support. The program is...