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State's minimum wage increasing in 2013

More than 150,000 workers will see their paycheck increase come New Year's Day when Washington state increases its minimum wage to $9.19 an hour.

It's a 12-cent increase for Washington workers and puts our state's minimum wage $1.94 higher than the federal minimum wage.

According to SeattlePI.com, nine other states are also raising their minimum wage on Jan. 1.