Lee Creighton is shown at his home in Cary, N.C., Thursday, June 27, 2013. Creighton has been unemployed since October and will receive his last bit of unemployment aid this week. With changes to its ... more 
Lee Creighton is shown at his home in Cary, N.C., Thursday, June 27, 2013. Creighton has been unemployed since October and will receive his last bit of unemployment aid this week. With changes to its unemployment law taking effect this weekend, North Carolina not only is cutting benefits for those who file new claims, it will become the first state disqualified from a federal compensation program for the long-term jobless. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Gerry Broome
Fri, Jun 28, 2013 6:18 AM EDT