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Wed., July 11, 2007, 12:02 p.m.

Boosting big box paychecks

A group called Spokane Citizens for a Living Wage says it has the signatures to put its proposal on a citywide ballot in November.

The group says Big Box retailers like Wal Mart should be forced to pay workers 165 percent of the state's minimum wage, or 135 percent if they provide health insurance benefits.

Read the story here: Living wage measure likely to be on November ballot

Then tell us what you think of this idea.

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