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With Winter Coming, Minnesota's Minimum Wage Isn't Enough

Minnesota winters get awfully cold, and with the cost of heating, food, rent and other bills, the state's effective minimum wage of $7.25 an hour just isn't enough for hardworking residents to survive. Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport workers, both those in unions and those who aren't, are stepping up to fight for a fair living wage that pays them enough to survive the harshest months of the year. Watch the video above to learn more about their efforts.

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