72
      Sunday
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      Monday
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      Tuesday
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      Poll: Fast food wages

      (AP) - Fast-food workers in Michigan are taking part in walkouts as part of a push to get restaurant chains to pay workers higher wages.

      In Detroit, the dining area of a McDonald's on the city's northwest side was shut down Thursday morning as workers and others protested outside. In Flint, protesters rallied outside a McDonald's. In Lansing, workers picketed outside a Pizza Hut.

      Workers want $15 an hour, better working conditions and the right to unionize. The restaurant industry says higher wages would hurt job creation.

      Similar protests are planned in several Michigan communities. They're part of a day of walkouts around the country.

      These aren't the first such strikes in Michigan. Workers at fast food restaurants walked off their jobs in May and July as part of the effort.

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      Tonight in the Daily Pulse we're wondering: Do you agree fast food workers should be paid higher wages? Yes or no? Why or why not?