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Fans' delight: Islanders back at Nassau Coliseum for a day

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UNIONDALE, N.Y. - Nearly 2 1/2 years after last playing at the Nassau Coliseum, the New York Islanders are back on the ice at their refurbished former home Sunday.
It's just for one day - for a preseason game against Philadelphia - but that didn't matter to fans clamouring for the team's return from Brooklyn. They showed up early to tailgate and participate in pregame festivities outside, including a museum truck and a virtual reality Zamboni experience, and to take pictures with the Stanley Cup.
“It's nice to be back home,” said Andrew Gagnon, a student at nearby Hofstra University who...
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Chicago area mechanics, new car dealerships reach agreement to end 7-week strike

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Mechanics at 130 new car dealerships in the Chicago area will head back to work on Monday after reaching an agreement to end a seven-week strike, the union said Sunday.
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Mechanics back to work Monday, new deal reached

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CHICAGO - Nearly 2,000 auto mechanics are going back to work on Monday after a seven-week strike. The mechanics, represented by IAM Automobile Mechanics Local 701, agreed on a new four-year deal, according to a press release. The new deal was the fourth since the mechanics went on strike in August. The group rejected three previous proposals. The new deal addresses wage increases, increasing base pay and more hours. The strike affected about 130 car dealerships.
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