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LIVE UPDATES: Thousands March In The Loop For Chicago Teachers Union Rally

CHICAGO (CBS)-- The Chicago Teachers Union rally was underway as thousands of protesters march through The Loop Thursday.

Teachers Rally Downtown

Teachers take to the streets to rally behind the Chicago Teachers Union Strike that began this morning, leaving 360,000 students out of school.

Posted by CBS Chicago on Thursday, October 17, 2019

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Large crowds are gathered outside of Chicago Public Schools Headquarters on Dearborn Street.

Due to the crowds, Madison Street is closed between State and Dearborn Streets. Officials say traffic delays should be expected and demonstration activity may go through rush hour.

Chicago police said traffic has been rerouted.

Marchers moved to the street as the rally continues.


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