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Job-seeker looks for relief in Obama proposal

President Obama presented his plan for creating jobs Thursday night. The speech had special meaning for Bruce Pierce, a long-term unemployed man in Los Angeles. KPCC's business reporter Shereen Marisol Meraji checked in with Pierce before and after the speech. He said he's hopeful he can just make it through the next months with an extension of unemployment benefits, which was a part of the plan Obama proposed.