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Franchisees Seek Injunction to Halt Minimum-Wage Hike in Seattle
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Franchisees Seek Injunction to Halt Minimum-Wage Hike in Seattle

The International Franchise Association filed for an injunction preventing Seattle from enacting the new minimum wage law in its present state.
Kate Taylor
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Massachusetts Hikes Minimum Wage to $11
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Massachusetts Hikes Minimum Wage to $11

The state's lawmakers passed legislation that will raise the minimum wage from $8 an hour to $11, the highest minimum wage in the country.
Laura Entis
Entrepreneurs Are Forgotten in the Minimum Wage Debate
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Entrepreneurs Are Forgotten in the Minimum Wage Debate

Small businesses employ more than 50 percent of the population, but who is guaranteeing their wages?
Carol Roth
Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18
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Amazon Is Being a Big Tease About Its 3-D Smartphone, May Reveal It June 18

It's like nothing we've ever seen before! Wait, we've never seen it.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Think Seattle's Only Claim to Fame Is Starbucks? Think Again.
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Think Seattle's Only Claim to Fame Is Starbucks? Think Again.

Besides the success of the huge coffee maker, the Emerald City has other amazing startup stories -- both past and present.
Jason Fell
Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries
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Amazon Releases Dash, a Home Barcode Scanner for Groceries

The new device lets Amazon Fresh subscribers add items to their online shopping lists by scanning a product's barcode or simply by saying its name.
Laura Entis
Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets
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Seahawks Ban California Residents From Buying NFC Tickets

The Seattle Seahawks' policy limits ticket sales to six U.S. states; California, home of the San Francisco 49ers, didn't make the list.
Laura Entis
The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014
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The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014

Real-estate firm Zillow predicts the top 10 markets for growth and white-hot housing deals this year.
Laura Entis
With One Exception, Most Small Business Exchanges Will Be Ready in 2014
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With One Exception, Most Small Business Exchanges Will Be Ready in 2014

Though Washington state's small business insurance exchange won't be ready until at least 2015, many states will provide a range of choices.
Dinah Wisenberg Brin
The 7 Hottest Startup Scenes in the U.S. (Infographic)
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The 7 Hottest Startup Scenes in the U.S. (Infographic)

Tax-planning startup GoodApril analyzes key benchmarks for entrepreneurs, including the median salary for a technology employee and the price of office space.
Catherine Clifford
How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy
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How the Farm-to-Table Movement Is Helping Grow the Economy

Producing and using locally sourced food is becoming a sustainable business. Call it Foodie Inc.
Bruce Schoenfeld
The Best Bar to . . . Get Some Work Done: Bookstore Bar
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The Best Bar to . . . Get Some Work Done: Bookstore Bar

This Seattle bar can be a great place to power through emails.