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Two suspects were arrested Friday in connection to a stolen black Ford F-250, according to Harrison County Sheriff Melvin Brisolara. Brisolara said the sheriff's department received several complaintsMore >>
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SOUTH MISSISSIPPI (WLOX) -
If you live in Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl River Counties and were unable to work because of Hurricane Isaac, you may qualify for unemployment benefits.
For the next month, storm victims may apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA) if you meet one of the following criteria:
Were unable to reach your job because the disaster prevented travel.
Were scheduled to begin employment, but the disaster prevented you from doing so.
Could not work or lost work as a result of physical damage or destruction of a business.
Cannot work because of an injury caused as a direct result of the disaster.
Became the major support for a household because of the disaster-related death of the head of the household.
Are unable to work because of the physical inaccessibility of the place of employment due to its closure by the federal government.
Individuals in Hancock, Harrison, Jackson and Pearl River Counties in Mississippi, can apply online 24 hours a day at www.mdes.ms.gov or by calling toll-free, 1-888-844-3577 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The deadline to apply for Disaster Unemployment Assistance is Oct. 4, 2012.
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