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Activists fasting outside L.A. City Hall tell council to hike minimum wage
Activists fasting outside L.A. City Hall tell council to hike minimum wage

A light breeze blew outside Los Angeles City Hall on Tuesday as a nurse took the blood pressures of eight women in the midst of a 15-day fast designed to pressure officials into approving a $15 an hour minimum wage. The temperature was in the mid-60s but the women were feeling chilly and their pressures dropped below normal as they have gone without food for a sixth day.  Anggie Godoy, a 19-year-old who makes $9 an hour as a cashier at a downtown McDonald's, wore an orange shawl and took a sip of vitamin water as she waited her turn.   She and other fasters had just appeared before the City Council, urging them to implement the higher wage...

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