Protesters rally outside of a Wendy's in support of raising fast food wages in Brooklyn, Dec. 5, 2013.
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Business latest: The minimum wage fight

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INSIDE THE MINIMUM WAGE FIGHT: Small-business owners, minimum-wage workers and employment experts across the US paint a mixed-bag portrait of how higher wages would affect the economy. The minimum-wage fight is part of a larger debate about two divergent economic realities—a prosperous recovery and another, less certain path that includes businesses and workers still struggled after the recession. Read more

THE GREAT AMERICAN DEBATE: TO EXPORT OR NOT TO EXPORT: Export proponents evangelize about how oil and gas exports will drive GDP growth. Opponents argue it will drive up domestic energy prices, the value of the dollar and jeopardize homeland security. We give an overview of the pros and cons. Read more

OBAMACARE TAX PREP BOOST: New analysis says tax preparers could help most uninsured Americans get health coverage, which dovetails exactly with ongoing new push by H&R Block and Jackson Hewitt to educate their clients about Obamacare and offer them web brokers to enroll them.  Read more

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Business latest: The minimum wage fight

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