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Employment Struggles: Thousands of Minnesotans endure long job search


Eden Prairie – Every Monday morning, at 7:15, before most people with jobs punch in for the day, hundreds of Minnesotans gather to help each other find work.

They're part of a job transition group at Wooddale Church in Eden Prairie, where unemployed workers share leads and ideas, take seminars on resume writing -- and offer each other spiritual support.

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