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seattle-minimumwage-0514.jpgSeattle's city council voted 9-0 to the raise the city's minimum wage to $15, making it the first major city to do so in the US. The legislation mandates that businesses must phase in the new hourly minimum in the next seven years. This is especially good news for fast food workers who have been protesting for higher pay and have been calling for minimum wages of $15 per hour. [NRN][Photo: Shutterstock]