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Obama visits Nashville, talks education and jobs

» By Lauren Cottle News Editor President Barack Obama visited McGavock High School in Nashville, Tenn., on Thursday, Jan. 30, to speak about education and jobs. Two days prior to Obama’s visit, a 15-year-old McGavock student, Kevin Barbee, was killed when another student shot him. Obama mentioned this when addressing ...

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Syrian videos make case for military action

DEB RIECHMANN SARAH DiLORENZO Associated Press PARIS (AP) — The Obama administration is distributing videos showing a chemical weapons attack in Syria to help convince Americans and Congress that a military intervention against the Syrian government is necessary, Secretary of State John Kerry said Sunday. Speaking at a news conference ...

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Death of film critic Ebert elicits wide reaction

The death of film critic Roger Ebert elicits wide reaction from directors, actors, fellow critics and others: “I am devastated by the loss of my love, Roger — my husband, my friend, my confidante and oh-so-brilliant partner of over 20 years. He fought a courageous fight. I’ve lost the love ...

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Analysis: Minimum wage plan a new test for Obama

Associated Press WASHINGTON  — If anything illustrated President Barack Obama’s new sense of self-confidence, it was his State of the Union call for an increase in the national minimum wage. For much of the past two years, the president and his aides have worked to shed an image that he ...

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Obama moves U.S. forward

» RYAN WHIPKEY APSU COLLEGE DEMOCRATS PRESIDENT Guest Writer Many people are getting interested in whom to cast their vote for and may feel overwhelmed. I believe there is only one choice that will make our country stronger and that is to vote to re-elect President Barack Obama for another ...

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Final debate covers foreign policy

–kkittell@my.apsu.edu On Monday, Oct. 22, President Obama and presidential hopeful Gov. Mitt Romney faced off in the final presidential debate before election day on Tuesday, Nov. 6. While the subject of the debate was intended to be foreign policy, the discussion was often redirected to education and strengthening the American ...

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