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GE manager, workers show off their facility for President Obama

President Barack Obama shares a laugh with GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt after Friday's plant tour in Schenectady.
Photographer: Peter R. Barber
President Barack Obama shares a laugh with GE CEO Jeffrey Immelt after Friday's plant tour in Schenectady.
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GE plant manager Kevin Sharkey reluctantly donned a blue sweater on Friday. He had been informed on Thursday night that he, not General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt, would be giving the president a tour of the steam turbine and generator manufacturing facility. He said he would wear a suit but officials from the White House told him he couldn’t. It didn’t matter that President Barack Obama would be wearing a suit and tie, nor that ...

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Santino
January 22, 2011
6 a.m.

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His name is Sharkey, not Sharley.

wmarincic
January 22, 2011
1:36 p.m.

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Why was my last comment removed by the gazette??? Because I said they were liberal idiots??? Or was it because I told them the real deal and real story should be that GE and Obama are selling Secret Avionics Reserch to China that will end up being used in an ICBM??? Or is it because the Gazette has writers like Kathleen "Hatchet Job" Moore who would not know a story or the truth if it smacked her in the face???? How come I a simple taxpayer knows the truth and this whole newspaper does not? Maybe their really is a conspiracy, but probably they just are not smart enough reporters to find the truth.

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