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      Push for higher fast food wages returns to Mich.

      The actions follow strikes this week in other parts of the country.

      LINCOLN PARK, Mich. (AP) - Some fast food restaurant workers have walked off the job in the Detroit area as part of an effort to push for higher wages. Organizers say they began the walkout at restaurants in Lincoln Park and Southfield on Tuesday night. A rally also is planned for Wednesday in Flint. Workers want $15 and hour, better working conditions and the right to unionize. The restaurant industry says higher wages would hurt job creation. The actions follow strikes this week in other parts of the country. This isn't the first such strike in Michigan. Some workers at about 50 fast food restaurants in the Detroit area walked off their jobs in May as part of the effort.

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