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High Call Volume Ties Up State’s Unemployment Line

State officials tell WWJ they’ve had an “extraordinarily high” number of inquiries recently and are asking for patience.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/20/2012

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Jobless Benefits Can Be Requested During Holidays

State offices will be closed the next two Fridays and Mondays for the Christmas and New Year’s holidays, but jobless applicants can still apply for unemployment benefits online.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/22/2011

Marvin Gaye Mentor Dies

Singer, songwriter and record producer Harvey Fuqua, an early mentor of Marvin Gaye, has died. Fuqua was 80.