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Proposed minimum wage increase does not go far enough

...contrary to popular belief, teenagers make up less than a quarter of minimum-wage earners. According to the Pew Research Center, 50 percent are over 25 years old. Many have children and are forced to work two jobs to make ends meet. That's...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-26/proposed-minimum-wage-increase-does-n
Opinion
My Turn: Changing the world one story at a time

...opportunity to learn about the role Islam plays in their life stories and dreams.According to a five-year study by the Pew Research Center, Muslims across the world have a lot in common with practicing Christians in America. The study included more...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-08-24/changing-world-one-story-time
Opinion
Mormon church bucks the trend

...University of California Berkeley during an August 2013 event on religion trends in the U.S., organized by the PEW Research Center.Church membership and religious activity has waxed and waned over the years, he explained, but there has been...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-08-11/mormon-church-bucks-trend
Local
Deportation big issue for Asians, Hispanics

...illegally than creating a pathway to U.S. citizenship, a new study finds.Two polls released Thursday by the Pew Research Center expose a potential conflict for two minority groups that voted overwhelmingly last year for President Barack Obama...

http://juneauempire.com/hope-yen/2013-12-19/deportation-big-issue-asians-hispani
Governing, not government, is our problem to solve

...And, generally speaking, a majority of Americans value their work. In fact, based on a recent poll by the Pew Research Center for the People and the Press, every federal agency except the IRS is viewed favorably by the American people...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2013-10-30/governing-not-government-our-problem-
Opinion
Translocal muslim identities around the world: YES students in Alaska

...the number living in the United States constitutes less than 1 percent of our national population according to the Pew Research Center. In 2003, the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program was established to bring youth between the ages...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2014-01-19/translocal-muslim-identities-around
Neighbors
No more trans fat: FDA banning the infamous artery-clogger

...widespread acceptance and support," he said.But support is far from universal. A nationwide poll conducted by the Pew Research Center between Oct. 30 and Nov. 6 said that of the 996 adults surveyed, 44 percent were in favor of prohibiting restaurants...

http://juneauempire.com/mary-clare-jalonick/2013-11-08/no-more-trans-fat-fda-ban
Cliffs, Compromise and Consequences

...Medicare, and that Republicans would need to accept targeted increases in tax rates. Additionally a new poll by Pew Research Center for the People and the Press finds that even more Americans are willing to walk their talk about compromise. For...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2012-12-16/cliffs-compromise-and-consequences
Opinion
Report: Public libraries and printed books still big with younger generation

A recent report from the Pew Research Center offers encouraging news for the future of print media...found.Kathryn Zickuhr, research analyst at the Pew Research Center's Internet & American Life Project and a co-author...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-08-29/report-public-libraries-and-printed-books
Art
Is the GOP self-destructing?

...is that the most committed Republican voters aren't interested in compromise. A poll released last week by the Pew Research Center found that most Republican voters don't think the GOP is conservative enough - especially on government spending...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2013-08-06/gop-self-destructing
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