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2008-08-08 21:00:21

By Kerry Lester klester@@dailyherald.com While Thursday's mediation session between Elgin Area School District U-46 officials and its transportation union did not produce a contract, it did produce a significant step toward an agreement. "We're a whole lot closer now," said Dave Neal, Uniserv director for the union. "We're only cents apart." The district did not budge on its "last, best and final offer" rejected by union members Feb. 2, Neal said. The four-year deal offers a 4.4...


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