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Minimum wage increase coming

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If you thought gas prices were outrageous, a $12 cheeseburger will really get your blood boiling.

An increase in the federal minimum wage Thursday may be much ado about nothing. Or it could cause a cascade of rising food and beverage prices.

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And it could be the beginning of yet another groundswell to raise Minnesota's minimum wage, which has now fallen behind the federal rate for the first time.

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