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Ky. House panel OKs bill to raise minimum wage

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FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A bill aimed at raising the minimum wage in Kentucky has cleared a House committee. The measure is a top priority of House Speaker Greg Stumbo, who says the current minimum wage doesn't provide a living wage. The Prestonsburg Democrat says full-time employees working for the minimum wage make less than the average cost of a used car in the U.S. The bill was approved by the...

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