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Cooperstown gets caught up in the moment

President Barack Obama visited Cooperstown, Otsego County on Thursday where he toured the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and spoke about new initiatives his administration is targeting to boost tourism and create jobs.
Photographer: Haley Viccaro
President Barack Obama visited Cooperstown, Otsego County on Thursday where he toured the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and spoke about new initiatives his administration is targeting to boost tourism and create jobs.
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The sun started to peek out from behind the clouds as residents in Cooperstown walked up and down Main Street Thursday morning in anticipation of President Barack Obama’s visit in the afternoon. Signs were hung, paintings were made and streets were cleaned in front of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum in the village, which houses a little more than 1,800 residents. After all, Thursday marked the first time a sitting president set ...

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