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Thanksgiving may be smaller this year, but the cost of holiday staples is rising

Purdue University said wholesale turkey prices are about 15 percent higher than they were November of last year and 30 percent higher than Thanksgiving of 2018.
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Stimulus checks: Will another round be approved after Election Day?

Many struggling Americans had hoped another coronavirus relief package, including a second round of $1200 stimulus checks, would have been approved by Election Day. See where it now stands.
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Man faces federal charges for 'brazen' theft of unemployment insurance money

A man in Michigan is facing a federal indictment related to bogus unemployment claims. “The allegations here include some of the most egregious, brazen abuses of the unemployment fraud system we’ve seen this year.”
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Couple charged in $2 million unemployment fraud scheme

A couple from Detroit has been charged with taking part in a multi-million dollar unemployment fraud scheme during the COVID-19 pandemic – working with a former state employee.
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What are the chances of getting a stimulus check in the next two weeks?

Lawmakers and officials at the White have been in continuous talks on another round of coronavirus relief. What are the chances of getting a stimulus check in the next two weeks?
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Second stimulus check: Why Tuesday is a crucial deadline

An important deadline has been set for talks on a second stimulus check. Read more about the status of another major round of COVID-19 relief on RADIO.COM.
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Social Security Administration announces cost-of-living adjustment for 2021

Social Security recipients will get a modest 1.3% cost-of-living increase in 2021. That works out to an increase of about $20 a month for the average retired worker.
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Will a ‘highly targeted’ coronavirus relief bill get voted on next week?

Americans continue to hold out for a second round of coronavirus relief. And while lawmakers on both sides of the aisles have yet to come to an agreement, there is new hope that a new stimulus package may be on its way to a vote. Read more!
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Millions of Americans have not claimed their stimulus checks

Have you claimed your federal stimulus check? Nearly 9 million Americans may have missed out, according to the IRS. Millions of low-income people do not normally file taxes, and those people are at risk of missing out.
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Second stimulus check: What’s the status of another round of COVID relief?

Americans are hoping for another round of direct payments in coronavirus aid. Here’s what we know about the status of a second stimulus check and another round of major COVID-19 relief.
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