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Unemployed bartender Bud Meyers sits at his computer on Friday, Jan. 21, 2011 in Las Vegas. He is among a growing number of people who no longer qualify for unemployment benefits because they have been out of work for so long.

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An uncertain future after jobless benefits expire

The portraits of his dead father are among the few mementoes Bud Meyers is certain he will take with him when he is forced from his home of five years next month because he cannot pay the rent.

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