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Mendota teachers go on strike

The sticking points include salary, increased health care costs, and planning time for teachers.

MENDOTA, Illinois-  Elementary school teachers in Mendota Illinois are on strike.

Classes were canceled in three schools in the district on October 16.

The union representing the elementary teachers said their contract expired back in August.

The sticking points include salary, increased health care costs, and planning time for teachers.

See video from the strike below.