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Pennsylvania professors agree to contract, end strike

Pennsylvania professors agree to contract, end strike

The union representing striking professors at 14 Pennsylvania state universities reached a tentative contract agreement Friday and immediately ended a walkout that was in its third day.

Both sides thanked Gov. Tom Wolf for helping to end the impasse, which had disrupted classes for over 100,000 students.

"We are relieved to have an agreement that preserves quality public higher education in Pennsylvania and allows our members to get back into the classroom where they belong," said union president Kenneth Mash.

The new contract provides raises for all employees but also requires them to pick up a greater share of their health care costs. It must now go to the...

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