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Obama will hold town hall meeting in Tampa



Tampa_r3_c1 President Barack Obama's visit to Tampa Bay on Thursday will be a town hall meeting at the University of Tampa.

Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will appear at Bob Martinez Sports Center. Doors open at 11:30 a.m., according U.S. Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Tampa, who has hinted that the president could reveal Florida has won stimulus funding for a high-speed rail line from Orlando to Tampa. (background here)

“The families and businesses in Tampa will welcome a significant jobs announcement that will surely boost our state’s economy,” Castor said in a statement.

More detail to come.

[Last modified: Thursday, September 9, 2010 12:15pm]


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