A truck loaded with wood chips comes around a corner in Livermore Falls on Wednesday, by a shuttered ice cream stand.

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The coronavirus outbreak has prompted record-setting unemployment claims in Maine and nationwide that the state has struggled to keep up with amid delays in implementing new programs for self-employed workers who can apply for benefits on Friday.

We have heard of snags for other workers, including those who have exhausted the 26-week limit on traditional unemployment benefits but should be eligible for an extension and others who have already used benefits in the past year.

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Michael Shepherd

Michael Shepherd joined the Bangor Daily News in 2015 after three years as a reporter at the Kennebec Journal. A Hallowell native who now lives in Augusta, he graduated from the University of Maine in...