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2012: Striking Teachers Rally DowntownStriking teachers talk with CBS 2's Brad Edwards after walking out on Sept. 10, 2012.
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2012: Teachers Rally During First Strike In 25 YearsTeachers walked out on Sept. 10, 2012, after negotiations with Mayor Rahm Emanuel and CPS broke down. CBS 2's Roseanne Tellez reports on a rally that day.
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Chicago Park District Reaches 'Historic' Contract Agreement With CityEIU Local 73 Vice President Jeffrey Howard said after nine months of negotiations the Chicago Park District reached a “historic agreement” Tuesday evening.
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