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Patti Kordovsky was laid off a month ago from her job as an office manager and sales support person at a local hearing aid center. She's finding it difficult to find a job. (Jay Pickthorn/The Forum)

The scary reality of joblessness is hitting home for many in Fargo-Moorhead

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FARGO - You might say Patti Kordovsky is working from home these days. Her new job: finding work.

Kordovsky, who lost her job as an office manager almost a month ago, spends much of her time on her home computer.


It's become her lifeline; her primary job-hunting tool, and the way she keeps in touch with the unemployment office to remain eligible for a $236 check she receives every week.

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