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The public teachers' strike that has halted classwork and upset family routines across Chicago ground into a third day Wednesday with some movement reported by union and school board negotiators but no sign of an imminent deal.
Negotiators were back behind closed doors Tuesday, the second day of Chicago's teachers strike, but publicly, the teachers union and school board couldn't even agree on whether they were close to a deal.
Rose Davis wasn't about to let her two young grandchildren walk alone through one of Chicago's most violent neighborhoods, even though they were going to a school kept open for students who needed a safe haven while teachers walked the picket line.
For the first time in a quarter-century, thousands of Chicago teachers walked off the job Monday, escalating a bitter contract dispute over evaluations, job security and other issues and forcing parents to scramble for somewhere to send idle children.
West Nile virus cases are up 40 percent since last week and may rival the record years of 2002 and 2003, federal health officials said Wednesday.