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    Kentucky Gov's Name and Shame Backfires

    He's for real. On Monday, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear berated people filing for unemployment under fake names, who he said were slowing down the process at a time when 24 percent of the state's workforce has made jobless claims. Specifically he ridiculed an application under the name of late rap legend Tupac Shakur — but it turns out 46-year-old Tupac Shakur, a cook in Lexington, really was waiting on his check. Beshear later called Shakur personally to apologize, and the state is now processing his claim.

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