A man stands with a child on his shoulders aboard a Long Island Railroad train leaving Pennsylvania Station in New York July 17, 2014. A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road has been ... more 
A man stands with a child on his shoulders aboard a Long Island Railroad train leaving Pennsylvania Station in New York July 17, 2014. A threatened strike on New York's Long Island Rail Road has been averted after a tentative contract agreement was reached on Thursday, one of the labor unions involved in the negotiations said on its website. The state-controlled Metropolitan Transportation Authority and the coalition of eight unions representing about 5,400 rail workers have been involved in fraught negotiations to replace a workers' contract that expired in 2010. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: TRANSPORT CIVIL UNREST POLITICS BUSINESS EMPLOYMENT) less 
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Reuters | Photo By SHANNON STAPLETON / Reuters
Thu, Jul 17, 2014 1:07 PM EDT