Minimum wage group turns in petition haul

Posted: August 19, 2014 at 3:40 a.m.

Greg Hale leans on boxes of petitions signed by supporters of a state minimum wage increase at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark., before submitting them to be counted Monday, Aug. 18, 2014. Monday was the deadline for supporters of raising the state minimum wage to submit additional petitions to try and get their proposal on the November ballot. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston)

A group hoping to raise Arkansas' minimum wage submitted close to 70,000 more petition signatures Monday to try to get the measure on the November ballot.

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