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NM Unemployment Checks Accidentally Doubled

POSTED: Wednesday, January 27, 2010 - 8:00am

UPDATED: Wednesday, February 17, 2010 - 3:26pm

Thousands of jobseekers in New Mexico couldn't believe their eyes.

Their recent unemployment checks were much bigger than they had expected.

Turns out, someone in state government made a mistake and doubled the payments to thousands of people.

The state says anyone who already spent the extra money will have to pay it back.

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