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SHOTLIST:AP Television - AP Clients Only New York, NY - Aug. 291. Various of striking workersAP Television - AP Clients Only Boston, Mass. - Aug. 292. Various of striking workers3. SOUNDBITE (English) Kyle King / Striking Fast Food Worker (Transcript Below)4. SOUNDBITE: (English) Jussara Dos Santos /Striking Fast Food Worker (Transcript Below)AP Television - AP Clients Only New York, NY - Aug. 295. Striking fast-food workers6. SOUNDBITE: (English) Peter Bianco / Customer (transcript below)AP Television - AP Clients Only Boston, Mass. - Aug. 297. Various of striking fast food workersAP Television - AP Clients OnlyWashington, DC - Aug. 28, 20138. SOUNDBITE: Thomas Perez/U.S. Labor Secretary (transcript below) AP Television - AP Clients Only Boston, Mass. - Aug. 299. Various of striking fast food workersVOICE-OVER SCRIPT:"we can't survive on 7:25......we can't survive on 7:25..ACROSS THE U.S..........A PUSH FOR HIGHER WAGES."we can't survive on 7.25....we can't survive on 7.25"SEVEN TWENTY FIVE IS THE FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE....BUT FAST FOOD WORKERS TOOK TO THE STREETS IN DOZENS OF CITIES THURSDAY -- SAYING THEY DESERVE MORE THAN DOUBLE THAT AMOUNT.......$15 DOLLARS AN HOUR.SOUNDBITE: Kyle King/Striking Fast Food Worker "15 dollars would make a world of difference, we would be able to pay our bills. We'd be able to save money for a change." SOUNDBITE: Jussara Dos Santos /Striking Fast Food Worker"I'm a hardworking girl...I've been working there a long time and $8.75 is not nearly enough. And people need to hear our voices." BUT THOSE VOICES MAY NEED TO GET A LOT LOUDER TO CONVINCE SOME:SOUNDBITE: (English) Peter Bianco / Customer"if people don't want to work for 7:25....then don't work there."PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA FAVORS INCREASING THE MINIMUM WAGE TO 9 DOLLARS AN HOUR.HIS SECRETARY OF LABOR SAYS THE HIKE WOULD GIVE WORKERS BETTER LIVING STANDARDS.SOUNDBITE: Thomas Perez/U.S. Labor Secretary "for all too many people working minimum wage jobs....the rungs on the ladder of opportunity are feeling further and further apart."THE PRESIDENT'S PROPOSAL IS STILL MUCH MORE MODEST THAN THESE WORKERS WANT.MEANWHILE....THE RESTAURANT INDUSTRY SAYS THAT SHARPLY HIGHER WAGES WOULD LEAD TO STEEPER PRICES FOR CUSTOMERS. Ross Simpson - Name/Associated Press