PBS NewsHour

News Wrap: New England lashed by powerful nor’easter

Clip: 10/17/2019 | 7m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

In our news wrap Thursday, New England is cleaning up after a powerful nor’easter lashed the region with heavy rain and wind gusting to 90 miles an hour. Some 400,000 customers in Maine and Massachusetts lost power. Also, about 25,000 teachers and staff are striking in Chicago, the nation’s third-largest public school district. They're demanding better pay and smaller classes, among other changes.

Aired: 10/17/19

Rating: NR

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