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General Motors' bankruptcy not only represents a major blow to anAmerican icon, but it also means tens of thousands more people will be outof work. Michigan has been particularly hard hit, but one reader fromthat state wrote June 1 to thank us for the great job-search resourcesKiplinger.com columnist Marty Nemko provided recently in Land aGovernment Job Now.

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Columnist Kim Lankford also provides lots of great information to helppeople who have been laid off. She explains what you need to know aboutunemployment benefits. She goes into detail about how the stimulushelps laid-off workers. Kim also writes that workers who have losttheir jobs can now receive a subsidy to help offset costly COBRAhealth-care coverage and that those with health savings accounts cankeep their money even after they lose their job.

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