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Seattle turns up heat on its business experiment

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Amirah Ziada (foreground) and other $15/minimum wage supporters hold up signs at a Seattle City Council meeting Monday afternoon at Seattle City Hall.

Has Seattle ever had a City Council so determined to enforce progressive aspirations on the private sector and micromanage businesses? The city’s strong economy has so far provided plenty of cushion against any negative consequences.

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