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WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama visits a Virginia school today to talk about his efforts to improve education. Obama will hold a group discussion this morning with sixth-graders at Graham Road Elementary in Falls Church, Va., to talk about his Race to the Toop program.

WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama wants people to recommit themselves to doing their part in helping the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s dream become a reality. Obama spoke last night during a musical celebration of King's legacy at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.

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