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Tremaine Tribble, of Charlotte, N.C., leads a chant inside a Burger King restaurant during a protest for a raise in the minimum wage in Charlotte, N.C., Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013. Fast food workers across the country walked off their jobs to fight for a $15 an hour wage. (AP Photo/Chuck Burton)

Fast-food protests return amid push for wage hikes

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers and labor organizers marched, waved signs and chanted in cities across the country on Thursday in a push for higher wages. Organizers say employees planned to forgo work in […]

12/06/2013

Demonstrators rally for higher wages outside a McDonald's restaurant in Chicago, Thursday, Dec., 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)

Fast-food strikes return amid push for wage hikes

NEW YORK (AP) — Fast-food workers and labor organizers are set to turn out in support of higher wages in cities across the country Thursday. Organizers say walkouts are planned in 100 cities, with rallies […]

12/05/2013

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Wake-up call: Starbucks to post calorie counts

NEW YORK (AP) — Starbucks has a new way to wake up its customers: showing the calories in its drinks. The Seattle-based coffee chain says it will start posting calorie counts on menu boards nationwide […]

06/18/2013

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New tax law packed with breaks for businesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — Tucked into the “fiscal cliff” tax package approved by Congress are billions of dollars in tax breaks that should make the new year a lot happier for businesses of many stripes.

01/03/2013

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