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Local Activists Rally For Higher Minimum Wage

Local Activists Rally For Higher Minimum Wage

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Area residents mobilized Monday to rally for a raise. Local members of the Organizing for Action campaign say the federal minimum wage should be $10.10 per hour. Andon Zebal (pictured) is a recent graduate of the College of William and Mary, and favors increasing the minimum wage. The current rate took effect in July 2009.

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U.S says Russia violated nuclear treaty, urges immediate talks

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Armed pro-Russian separatists stand guard on the suburbs of Shakhtarsk, Donetsk region on July 28, 2014.

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