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Obama plans Monday Minnesota visit

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ST. PAUL -- President Barack Obama plans a southern Minnesota visit next week as part of a Midwestern rural tour.

The National Journal reports that Obama plans stops in Minnesota, Iowa and Illinois as part of a Monday-through-Wednesday bus tour announced earlier. Details for the Minnesota and Illinois visits have not been announced.


After the Midwest swing, Obama plans his family's annual New England trip to Martha's Vineyard.

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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.