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Obama to make first visit to Kenya as president

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama will make his first trip as president to Kenya, the country of his father’s birth.

The White House says Obama will visit Kenya in July for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which brings together business leaders, international organizations and governments. 106 more words


Traffic Alert: Obama Visiting LA for 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' Appearance

President Obama is scheduled to travel to Los Angeles on Thursday and will make a guest appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” His visit to the Southland has prompted several street closures and traffic advisories. 93 more words

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Michelle Obama: Mark Your Calendar

That’s right, gentle readers: mark down this date. Michelle Obama has actually done something that is not obviously mean-spirited, angry, or overtly destructive to liberty, Americans or America. 156 more words


Knoxville police spent nearly $3,700 on presidential visit

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – The Knoxville Police Department says it spent nearly $3,700 on last week’s visit to the area by President Obama and Vice President Biden. 74 more words


Clinton law enforcement had only days to prepare for presidential visit

CLINTON (WATE) – Law enforcement in Clinton, a town with less than 10,000 people, were able to get ready for a presidential visit in less than five days. 348 more words


Pellissippi students and administrators react to President Obama's education plan

ALCOA (WATE) – It was an exciting day for students and faculty as they welcomed President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Dr. Jill Biden to Pellissippi State Community College. 257 more words