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Low-wage worker April Shabazz hopes Kansas City voters send a message about the need for many workers to earn higher pay. A proposal to raise Kansas City's minimum wage will go before voters on Aug. 8. The state of Missouri says cities can't raise their wage floors above the state or federal levels. Diane Stafford and Monty Davis The Kansas City Star

Editorial: Vote yes and support a higher minimum wage in Kansas City

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