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Minnesotans await Obama in Cannon Falls park

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Residents of the first two states Obama plans to visit, Minnesota and Iowa, closely watched Republican presidential contenders in recent days and the Democratic president wants his say, too.


The 500 waiting for the president in a riverside park quietly listened to music blaring from loudspeakers for nearly three hours before his expected arrival.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.