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Chicago Teachers On Strike, Affecting 350,000 Students

Teachers from the nation's third-largest school district have gone on strike despite an offer of a 16 percent pay raise over four years.

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Surfing Goes To The Dogs In Del Mar, Calif.

Del Mar, Calif., is one of the most popular surfing spots in Southern California. And Sunday it went to the dogs, with the seventh annual dog surfing competition. Hundreds of canines and their owners paddled out, and then the dogs rode the surfboards back to the shore.
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Chicago Teachers On Strike After Talks Fail

Some 26,000 teachers and school staff in Chicago were on strike Monday after talks with the city's administration failed to reach agreement on benefits and job security issues.
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No Deal: Chicago Teachers To Strike After Contract Talks Fail

The Chicago Teachers Union says its members will go on strike Monday for the first time in 25 years.

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Princess Cruises Says Video Disproves Guilt

Princes Cruise Lines lawyers are calling for the dismissal of a lawsuit alleging the crew of their mammoth Star Princess cruise liner failed to help a Panamanian fishing boat in distress.
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Low And Slow May Be The Way To Go When It Comes To Dieting

Low-glycemic foods that take awhile to digest may help keep weight off longer than other diets. The low-glycemic diet comes out on top in a new study that compared to the low-carb diet and the low fat diet.

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