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Obama, Romney courting key states, constituencies
By KEN THOMAS
BURLINGTON, Mass. (AP) -- President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are embarking on a week heavy with travel through battleground states and appeals to key constituencies with less than two months until Election Day.
Obama is kicking off a week of travel in Ohio on Monday, with stops scheduled in Cincinnati and Columbus. The president plans to raise campaign cash in New York on Tuesday, followed by events in Florida on Thursday, Virginia on Friday and Wisconsin on Saturday.
Romney's itinerary includes fundraising stops in the Los Angeles area, where he is courting Latino voters with an address before the United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and an interview with Spanish-language television network Telemundo. He is also expected to hold fundraising events in Utah and Texas before heading to Florida.
Posted: Sunday, September 16 2012, 03:12 PM CDT
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Graduations slated for tornado-ravaged Okla. town
May 25, 2013 09:11 GMT
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) -- Graduation ceremonies are set in an Oklahoma community hit hard by a tornado.
Commencement exercises are set for Saturday for the three high schools in Moore. The Oklahoma City suburb was hit by a strong tornado Monday; 24 people died.
The ceremonies for graduates of Westmoore, Southmoore and Moore high schools will each be held at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City.
The Moore School District canceled its school year after the tornado hit the Plaza Towers and Briarwood elementary schools, but wants graduation ceremonies to go on.
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