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Kim Borton addresses an audience Tuesday during the Women's Foundation luncheon at Bremer Bank in Willmar. Tribune photo by Jasmine Maki

Salaries for women still pale in comparison to salaries for men


WILLMAR -- All full-time working women still earn less than white men, according to the latest Status of Women and Girls in Minnesota report.

"White, African American and Latina women earn 80 cents, 64 cents and 56 cents on the dollar, respectively, compared to white men," said Debra Fitzpatrick, director of the Center on Women and Public Policy at the University of Minnesota's Humphrey School and lead in the research project.

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