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Current Event March 10, 2014

Minimum Wage Debate


President Obama spent the last week touring the country to promote the benefits of raising the minimum wage. He says it will help lower the income inequality gap. Opponents say raising the minimum wage will force some employers to cut jobs. Economists are divided on whether raising the minimum wage will actually increase jobs. Listen to this story to find out.

Economics Civics/Government

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AIR DATE: 03/06/2014


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