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BAXTER — Five of six central Minnesota lawmakers on Thursday said they favored an increase in the state’s minimum wage, although it appeared there were differences as to what that precise wage figure should be.


The legislators addressed Brainerd Lakes Chamber members at that organization’s Eggs and Issues event at the Arrowwood Lodge.

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Mike O'Rourke
Mike O'Rourke began his career at the Brainerd Dispatch in 1978 as a general assignment reporter. He was named city editor in 1981 and associate editor in 1999. He covers politics and writes features and editorials.
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