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      Unemployment benefits set to end for thousands

      The end of unemployment benefits presents bad news for certain people.

      A bout 55 ,000 people across the state of Ohio considered long term unemployed will lose benefits because of the end of a federally funded aid put in place several years ago.

      T he Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says 134,000 people receive unemployment benefits. Federal benefits are set to end December 29th.