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  • ** FILE ** Fast-food worker Michelle Osborn, 23, of Flint shouts out chants as she and a few dozen others strike outside of McDonald's on Wednesday, July 31, 2013, in Flint. (AP Photo/The Flint Journal, Jake May)

    Will fast-food protests spur higher minimum wage?

    Terrance Wise has two jobs in Kansas City — one at a burger joint, a second at a pizza restaurant — but he says his paychecks aren't enough to buy shoes for his three daughters and insure his 15-year-old car. So he decided to draw attention to his plight: He walked off work in protest.

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