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    BART Workers Threaten Strike

    In this file photo from Monday, July 1, 2013, striking Bay Area Rapid Transit workers picket as they close the intersection of 14th & Broadway on Monday, July 1, 2013, in downtown Oakland, Calif. San Francisco Bay Area commuters braced for the possibility of another train strike as the Bay Area Rapid Transit agency and its workers approached a deadline to reach a new contract deal. The two sides were set to resume negotiations at noon on Thursday, Aug. 1, but did not appear close to an agreement. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)

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    Bay Area commuters are going to have a hard Monday. Unless union leaders and Bay Area Rapid Transit officials reach an agreement, workers will begin striking at midnight Sunday. Union leaders are demanding a pay raise and medical and pension benefits. BART director James Fang told local news that the talks between the contending powers that ran for two hours on Thursday were more contentious than similar discussions that led to a six-day strike in 1997.

    Read it at ABC News