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Milwaukee Woman Faces Unemployment Backlog With $13 In The Bank05:36
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DeiDra Blakley says she has been trying to receive unemployment benefits for months now. (Damian Dovarganes/AP)
DeiDra Blakley says she has been trying to receive unemployment benefits for months now. (Damian Dovarganes/AP)
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DeiDra Blakley has been trying to receive unemployment benefits for months now. But she hasn't been able to after she was laid off from her job at the Potawatomi Hotel and Casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

She tells Here & Now's Peter O'Dowd that she believes she has $13 in her bank account.

Here & Now wants to know: What are your experiences, questions and frustrations about unemployment during the coronavirus pandemic? Tell us your stories here.

This segment aired on July 16, 2020.

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