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Chicago mayor Rahm -- will cut his Charlotte trip short as his city faces.
Its first teachers strike in 45 years in the pressure now melting and that major issue back home.
Steve -- lab and our bureau back in Chicago what's the dispute -- Steve good morning.
Well there's number of a bill but key is the link to the school day Emanuel ran for mayor on the platform are saying he was going to extend the school day by at least an hour here -- essentially instituted that.
But there's been -- and that's been a huge point of contention with the Chicago public teachers' union.
And the rhetoric back and forth at least as far as the teachers -- is concerned.
Has gotten heated.
Now making the situation even more difficult for the Chicago public school system is this this is today's opening day for the school.
They already exhausted the reserve setting up this school year's budget.
Million to plug a hole of over 600 million so they're running a deficit and they -- also stirring in the barrel a teacher strike bill.
Not what what is -- -- what's the mayor had to say about this Rahm Emanuel.
While he was out like the mayor usually isn't the first day of school his predecessor did -- he was out doing it today surprisingly the oft quoted mayor had nothing to say about the situation pending coming up on Monday potentially about the strike.
We are told by the mayor's office that they've both sides are negotiating on this.
But no word of any kind of break -- that might avoid a strike come -- bill.
I was a strong -- at that rally reduce her thank you Steve Brown -- Chicago thank.
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