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Michigan Unemployment Numbers Plummet As $600 Federal Bonus Ends

In the week after the $600 weekly federal unemployment bonus ended in July, the number of people in Michigan collecting unemployment benefits dropped from 535,218 to 420,594.

The data comes from the U.S. Department of Labor for the week ending Aug. 8.

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