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D.C. mayor vetoes wage bill affecting Wal-Mart

WASHINGTON — Mayor Vincent Gray vetoed a bill Thursday that would force Wal-Mart and other large retailers to pay their employees at least $12.50 an hour, calling it a “job killer” that would not advance the goal of a living ...

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Senate committee considers minimum wage increase

ANNAPOLIS — The Maryland Senate Finance Committee is considering a bill that would increase Maryland’s minimum wage to $10 an hour by 2015. The state’s current minimum wage is $7.25 per hour, the same as the federal rate. Supporters of ...

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Minimum wage gap grows wider between states

OLYMPIA, Wash. — With a bump in the minimum wage to $9.19 an hour on Tuesday, high school student Miranda Olson will edge closer to her goal of purchasing that black Volkswagen Beetle she’s been researching online. Olson is only ...

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