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Jack Thronson tells a state House committee Monday that unemployed steel workers have faced a variety of problems receiving unemployment help. He is president of the Keewatin Taconite United Steel Workers of America union. Pioneer Photo/Don Davis

Jobless complain about shabby state treatment

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Members of Jack Thronson's union are struggling, and not just because many have lost jobs.

Thronson told a Minnesota House committee in St. Paul on Monday that they face trying times just dealing with agencies that are supposed to help them get unemployment insurance payments and other state help.


"People are getting frustrated going through the answering machine," he said.

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