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May 4, 2010

Presidential visits

Sure, you remember visits by Jimmy Carter and Michelle Obama. But over the years we've had lots of presidents and their spouses visit our area. George Bush the First stopped in Merced on a campaign tour in 1988 (he also stopped in Ripon, where I saw him along with Chuck Norris and two of The Beach Boys.) In 1999, Vice President Al Gore shook hands with firemen at Castle Air Force Base and visited...

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