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7:01am

Fri August 31, 2012
The Two-Way

Chicago Teachers Union Set Sept. 10 Walkout, If No Deal Is Reached

Originally published on Fri August 31, 2012 11:00 am

Chicago Teachers Union members picket on Aug. 22 in Chicago.
Sitthixay Ditthavong AP

If teachers and administrators can't reach a deal for a new contract by Sept. 10, Chicago Teachers Union members will walk out of classrooms.

As the AP reports, the union's president said they made that decision because they were "tired of being bullied, belittled and betrayed."

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6:32am

Fri August 31, 2012
The Two-Way

Pentagon Sends Former Navy SEAL A Warning Over Bin Laden Raid Book

This image courtesy of publisher Dutton, a member of Penguin Group USA, show the cover of the upcoming book "No Easy Day."
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The Department of Defense fired a warning shot against the former Navy SEAL who is about to release a book with his version of the secret raid that killed Osama bin Laden.

The Pentagon addressed the letter to "Mr. Owen," the pen name of Matt Bissonnette. In the letter, Jeh Charles Johnson, from the Pentagon's office of the general counsel, says that Bissonnette signed a non-disclosure agreement that stated he would "never divulge classified information."

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6:26am

Fri August 31, 2012

6:04am

Fri August 31, 2012
The Two-Way

As Clean-up Begins, Two More Isaac-Related Deaths Reported In Louisiana

Originally published on Fri August 31, 2012 7:09 am

A woman walks through flood waters from Hurricane Isaac's storm surge on the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain Thursday.
Mario Tama Getty Images

As thousands of residents of the Gulf Coast begin to emerge from the flood waters left behind by Hurricane Isaac, authorities in Louisiana reported two bodies were found Thursday in the ravished Plaquemines Parish.

The Times-Picayune reports Parish President Billy Nungesser said a man and a woman were found in what appeared to be their home.

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4:49am

Fri August 31, 2012
Around the Nation

40-Year-Old Cheese To Sell For $10 An Ounce

Originally published on Fri August 31, 2012 10:48 am

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