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Coalition launches campaign for higher minimum wage

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DULUTH -- A coalition of Minnesota labor, religious, nonprofit and public service groups on Tuesday began rallying public support to raise the state’s minimum wage by more than $3 an hour over the next two years.

Most employers in the state currently adopt the federal standard of $7.25 an hour for larger companies, although many workers who work for smaller companies can earn $6.15 per hour.

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