CNN Radio News Day: September 17, 2012
Occupy Wall Street protesters gather at New York's Zuccotti Park on the one-year anniversary of the "Occupy" movement
September 17th, 2012
04:30 PM ET

CNN Radio News Day: September 17, 2012

By CNN Radio, CNN

CNN Radio News Day is an evening news program that gives you informative, thoughtful and creative news stories Monday through Friday at 4:30 pm ET.

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(CNN) – Welcome to CNN Radio News Day.

Here are some of the stories we cover in today's edition:

  • The Occupy movement is celebrating its first birthday. CNN's Steve Kastenbaum caught up with two of the original Occupy protesters in New York's  Zuccotti Park today.

[1:31] "I thought surely the police were going to shut us down", says Marissa Holmes, one of about 100 people who "occupied" New York's Zuccotti Park a year ago today.

  • There were hopes the week-old Chicago teacher's strike would be settled over the weekend. But, that didn't happen. Teachers are still on the picket line today. We catch up with one teacher to hear her personal story of how the strike is affecting her and her special education students:

[6:13] "I miss strolling up to school and having so many hugs from them and their excitement about learning," says striking Chicago school teacher Allie Griffin.

  • And, there's a new buzzword in politics: Red Line. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is calling for a red line in regards to Iran's nuclear ambitions:

[11:07]"I think that actually reduces the chance of military conflict, because if they know there's a point, a stage in the enrichment or other nuclear activities that they cannot cross...I think they'll actually not cross it."

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