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Ending Negotiations, 25,000 Chicago Teachers Head to the Picket Lines

Despite spending more than 400 hours in negotiation, Chicago Public School teachers walked off the job over pay and health benefits and policies that would tie teacher performance to students’ scores on standardized testi...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Sandy Leaves N.J. Reeling, N.Y. Life Gets Slow Restart

Transcript JEFFREY BROWN: The losses in life and property kept growing today in the wake of Sandy. The U.S. death toll reached 92 and the focus on physical damage shifted to New Jersey, where the monster storm blasted barrier i...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Should Lawmakers and White House Have Been Warned of Petraeus Investigation?

When the Petraeus news hit, congressional leaders bemoaned not being notified beforehand. Gwen Ifill talks to Jane Harman, former ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, and former Justice Department official Matt...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 

 
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Death Toll From Devastating Tornado Revised Down

 Mark Memmott and EYDER PERALTA May 21, 2013 6:00 AM A day after a monster EF-5 tornado pummeled Moore, Okla., the focus turned to the victims. NPR’s Wade Goodwyn spent the day in the city talking to survivors. Christi...
by Michael Cadenhead
 

 
 
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Victory in Hand, Obama Extends Olive Branch

Barack Obama was elected to a second term as president Tuesday, reassembling the coalition that lifted him to a historic win four years ago and winning at least six of the key battleground states. The Democratic incumbent recei...
by Michael Cadenhead