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Word on the Street: LIRR strike

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our

Viewers weigh in on trending topics in our Word on the Street segment. (July 14, 2014 4:52 PM)

A strike could be coming to the Long Island Rail Road, potentially causing a commuting headache.

The unions representing the LIRR workers and the MTA are butting heads about a new contract. Some of the issues involve pay, pension and health care costs for future workers.

The unions have threatened to strike by July 20 if a deal is not reached. As of Monday, unions say the negotiations...

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