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Topic - Jim Harrison
Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin called on lawmakers Monday to raise the state minimum wage but details about how it will be implemented have yet to be finalized.
You could think of Brown Dog as the archetypal noble savage — except that he isn't particularly noble, and he may not be a savage. Jim Harrison, a genuine gift to readers, has given us "Brown Dog" as a character in five other novels and stories. In 1990, he introduced B.D. in "The Woman Lit by Fireflies."
Jim Harrison, one of America's premier novelists, is definitely not going gentle into that good night. In his last several novels, Mr. Harrison, 74, has featured old horn toads who sound suspiciously like ... himself.
He tells Vermont Public Radio (http://bit.ly/1gqir5H) both groups have a lot of similar interests and priorities and have already been working together.
He said growing the economy with more incentives for businesses would spur job creation and be more helpful to workers.