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Obama cancels trip to nearby N.Y.

January 9, 2011

President Barack Obama will not visit Schenectady, N.Y., Tuesday after the shooting of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords in Arizona.

From the Associated Press:

The White House said Sunday that the trip, planned for Tuesday, will be rescheduled. The announcement was made as Obama called on people in the United States to observe a moment of silence at 11 a.m. EST Monday to remember victims of the Arizona shooting incident.

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