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Chicago mayor begs teachers to return to classrooms amid ongoing strike

martinedoucet/iStock(CHICAGO) — The mayor of Chicago is asking for the city’s teachers union to stop the strike while continuing negotiations.This comes as the strike in the country’s third-largest school district enters its fifth day.Disagreements over pay, benefits and class size are among the top concerns that prompted the strike, which started on Thursday, Oct. 17.…read more »

2 dead after plane vanishes from radar and crashes near NC airport

dmadau/iStock(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Two people have been confirmed dead after a small plane vanished from radar and crashed.After hours of searching, authorities in North Carolina found the Piper PA-32-301 plane that vanished from radar near the Raleigh-Durham International Airport on Sunday night.The privately-owned aircraft was found on the ground near a hiking trail in the…read more »

Authorities search for small plane that vanished from radar near NC airport

dmadau/iStock(RALEIGH, N.C.) — Authorities are still searching for a small plane that vanished from radar on Sunday night near the Raleigh-Durham International Airport in North Carolina.Air traffic controllers with the Federal Aviation Administration alerted the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority at around 7:30 p.m. local time that radar contact was lost with a Piper PA32 approaching the…read more »

Tornado tears through Dallas, leaving thousands without power

ABC News(DALLAS) — At least one tornado touched down in the Dallas area amid stormy weather on Sunday night, tearing through structures, overturning cars and knocking out electricity for thousands.The National Weather Service said the radar-confirmed tornado hit the ground around 9 p.m. local time near Dallas Love Field Airport, northwest of downtown. Footage from…read more »

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