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U.S. Teachers Pay Close Attention To Chicago

Chicago public school students are out of school for a second straight day because of a teachers' strike. But the main sticking point isn't pay. Teachers are fighting a series of reforms that are being implemented in school systems around the country. Host Michel Martin speaks with Chicago Public Radio's Education Reporter Linda Lutton.
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What's The Best Way To Remember And Heal?

It's been 11 years since the September 11th terrorist attacks, and that date still resonates with millions of Americans. But host Michel Martin looks at whether annual commemorations of tragic events help or hurt. She speaks with psychiatrist Dr. Carl Bell and Civil War historian Kevin Levin, who lost a cousin in the 9/11 attacks.
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Does Political Mommy Talk Make You Cheer Or Gag?

Both major party presidential campaigns are focusing on family this election season. Some parents relate to the personal stories, but others say the candidates are just pandering. Host Michel Martin takes a look at how family is playing out in this campaign. She checks in with moms Leslie Morgan Steiner, Jolene Ivey, Dani Tucker and Gayle Trotter.
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Top Stories: Sept. 11 Ceremonies; Chicago Teachers Strike Continues

Ceremonies at ground zero, the Pentagon and Shanksville; Chicago teachers away from the classroom for a second day as contract talks drag on.
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In New York City, A Somber Remembrance Of Sept. 11

Steve Inskeep and Renee Montagne report on Tuesday's observance in New York City of the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks.

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