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CBS Evening News for Thursday, Oct 17, 2019
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To Chicago now, where teachers in the nation's third largest school district walked off the job today, as Meg Oliver reports, the city says it can't afford what the teachers want. By daybreak, thousands of striking teachers flooded the streets. Dowana Evans, who's been teaching sixth grade on Chicago's West Side for 13 years, was one of them. It's about equity, so it's not about the money. The most contentious issues, overcrowded classrooms in wage increases in a city plagued by gun violence and...

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