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Education

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

Posted  September 12, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

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 testing. Jeffrey Brown talks to WTTW’s Eddie Arruza for more on the first Chicago teachers’ strike in 25 years. Watch 25,000 Chicago […]

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Health & Wellness

The Thrill of Defeat, the Agony of Victory

Posted  August 6, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

It’s a well-recognized truth that playing sports brings out the best — and worst — in people. The same can be said about watching sports, and that goes double for me, since I’m both a fan and an athlete. More than double, actually: I’m downrightSybil-esque. To view the Olympics with me is to witness a one-woman crowd […]

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Business & Money

When Will the Deficit Hit $10 Trillion? 2036? 2057? But So What?

Posted  August 9, 2012  by  WHUT Howard University Television

Economics correspondent Paul Solman looks at rates of annual deficit spending in real and nominal dollars and projects a response to reader Jack Doyle’s question. Paul Solman frequently answers questions from the NewsHour audience on business and economic news here on his Making Sen$e page. Here is Thursday’s query: Name: Jack Doyle Question: How long will it take […]

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Programming

Watch Vocal Point – Weighed Down: Racism, Culture, and Obesity – Watch Here!

Posted  January 5, 2015  by  WHUT Howard University Television

How discrimination, cultural messaging, marketing and food addiction impacts our ever increasing waistlines.      

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