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    Scott Plencner, a history teacher at Taft, says he wasn’t looking forward to going on strike, but “We’re teachers. Sometimes we’ve got to teach the mayor.”

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    CTU Officer Christel Williams (Center) has no doubt that this strike is absolutely necessary. "We are standing here on the West Side of Chicago behind for money ... What we are doing is righteous"

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    21 minutes ago

    A representative of a local charter school speaks to media about their support of todays strike.

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    31 minutes ago

    CTU President Jesse Sharkey speaks to members of the media outside Pierce.

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    39 minutes ago

    At Cather Elementary in Garfield Park where about 40 picketers are chanting for a fair contract. A passerby beeps their horn in support

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  6. Asked if any students were in the strike crowd, Curt Maslanka, English teacher and union leader at Lane Tech, said “Not yet. They don’t get up this early." Follow our live blog: -[Summarize this news]

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  7. Looking to take in some live theater in Chicago? We’ve got some highlights for the week ahead. -[Summarize this news]

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  8. CPS parents: here's a full list of everywhere your student can spend the day as teachers strike. -[Summarize this news]

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    54 minutes ago

    Educators are now picketing outside Pierce now chanting "Lori Lightfoot, get on the right foot"

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    Chicago teachers and school support staff are on the picket line this morning. Follow live updates here: -[Summarize this news]

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  11. Classes are canceled at CPS schools while the teachers strike, but these places will be open to help working parents. -[Summarize this news]

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  12. Throughout his career, Cummings used his fiery voice to highlight the struggles and needs of inner-city residents. -[Summarize this news]

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  13. President Trump called House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a “third-grade politician.” -[Summarize this news]

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  14. Presidential hopeful Cory Booker will be in Chicago on Thursday for fundraising and other events with rivals Pete Buttigieg and Steve Bullock in the city in the coming days. -[Summarize this news]

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  15. “This is an all-hands-on-deck effort. Make no mistake about it,” Mayor Lightfoot told reporters Wednesday evening after the strike became official. -[Summarize this news]

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  16. Waukegan hired a Chicago firm to evaluate the casino proposals, but when the report dropped last week, not every bidder was satisfied with its findings. -[Summarize this news]

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  17. The deputies identified the couple’s son, 30-year-old Cameron Ely, as the suspect who stabbed Valerie Lundeen Ely multiple times. -[Summarize this news]

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  18. Over the past three months alone, House Speaker Mike Madigan dipped into his campaign funds for more than $418,597 in legal fees. -[Summarize this news]

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  19. In Washington, the impeachment inquiry continues. Here's the latest. -[Summarize this news]

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  20. Leonard Pozner, whose six-year-old son was among those killed in the 2012 Sandy Hook school shooting, also filed an anti-defamation suit against Infowar's Alex Jones. That case is still pending. -[Summarize this news]

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