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Graduate students marched on Kerr Hall, where the administration offices reside, to deliver their demands to the chancellor on Nov. 7. Watching in the foreground, with their backs to the camera, are Chancellor Cynthia Larive and Executive Vice Chancellor Lori Kletzer. Courtesy of University of California, Santa Cruz graduate students hide caption

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Jennifer Hanner, a first-year teacher from Harts, W.Va., holds a sign Thursday at the Capitol in Charleston. Teachers statewide went on strike Thursday over pay and benefits. John Raby/AP hide caption

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Picketers supporting independent truck drivers at the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach stand outside a container terminal. Kirk Siegler/NPR hide caption

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Picketing Truckers Raise Tensions At LA Port Amid Dockworker Talks

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In November 2004, the Grand Ole Opry came to Carnegie Hall. Paul Hawthorne/Getty Images hide caption

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All locked up: School buses sat idle this morning in the Jamaica section of New York City. Justin Lane /EPA /LANDOV hide caption

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