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January 9, 2014 10:31 AM

Burr backs alternative plan on jobless benefits

Sen. Richard Burr is joining a group of other Republican U.S. senators who have offered an alternative plan to pay for three months of emergency unemployment benefits. Their plan also would repeal cuts in benefits to military retirees under age 62.

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