(AP) -- New York City and its largest teachers union struck a deal on a new contract Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced, ending a nearly five-year labor dispute and potentially setting a template for negotiations with the city's other unions.

Teachers will receive back pay equivalent of nearly 8 percent of their salaries and a series of additional small raises through 2018, according...

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