CHICAGO-- Two major trade shows have extended their commitments to Chicago's mammoth McCormick Place.
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"Nothing in the Chicago School System is going to change after this," explains Jack Welch, Jack Welch Management Institute founder, weighing in on the likely outcome of the teachers' walkout.
NBC's Rehema Ellis reports Chicago's teachers agreed to return to the classroom after more than a week protesting.
Kevin Tibbles, NBC News reports the latest details between Chicago's public school officials and the city's striking teachers.
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"Sometime you have to take a strike, and it can be a nasty strike, but the only way you get it settled is to have a strike," explains Donald Trump, Trump Organization chairman & president, sharing his thoughts on the standoff between Chicago's teachers and Mayor Rahm Emanuel.
Kevin Tibbles, NBC News, reports negotiations are expected to continue in Chicago today as the strike heads into it second day.
Chicago's teachers hit the picket lines today, and classes are shut down after the city and its teachers union failed to reach a new contract agreement, with NBC's Jay Gray. Are government unions going to bankrupt America, with Phil Kerpen, American Commitment president, and Dan Montgomery, Illinois Federation of Teachers president.
NBC's Kevin Tibbles reports the latest details on a decision by Chicago teachers to strike after a confrontation between Mayor Rahm Emanuel and organized labor.
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Retail gasoline prices in the U.S. Midwest were as much as 50 cents higher than in the rest of the country this week, and a number of contributing factors are to blame.
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Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel (D), shares perspective on the state of the U.S. economy, Chicago's "diverse economy" and President Obama¿s policies.
Chicago Cubs owner and chairman of Incapital Tom Ricketts, shares his opinions on how investors can organize their portfolios in a low-rate economy.
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