Teachers say they will walk out Monday if tense weekend negotiations don't bring a contract. School has already begun in the district, and the stakes are high. It would be the first Chicago teachers strike in 25 years, and with similar conflicts brewing nationwide, it may be a catalyst for other actions.
The Panera coffee and sandwich chain is replacing some of its stores with nonprofit versions that allow customers to pay what they want and raise awareness about food insecurity. So far, the stores are paying for themselves.
F. Scott Fitzgerald was born in St. Paul, Minn.; he's associated with that city, as well as Paris, the Riviera and New York. But his family had deep roots in Maryland, and he's buried in Rockville, next to a highway between strip malls and train tracks.
Graham Haggett was just 10 weeks old when his grandmother was killed in the World Trade Center attacks. But his mother has told him many stories about her — including how his face was one of the first things his grandmother saw when she got to the office that day.
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