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Mr. Obama Speaks to American Legion in Charlotte

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Mr. Obama addressed veterans and others at the American Legion convention this afternoon. The convention is being held at the Charlotte convention center.

The President landed in Air Force One around 11:17 am. He landed at the NC Air National Guard and then was whisked away by Secret Service agents to Uptown. He headed to the Convention Center of Charlotte to talk to veterans.

Traffic was backed up on I-77 and Tyvola as secret security blocked off roads as Mr. Obama was en route. He is planning on addressing the Legion members at Noon.

The Convention Center is also preparing for his arrival. While they were instructed to not release information about their safety plan, the convention center is making sure safety is a number one priority at the event.

This is President Obama's first public delivery since the DNC. He spoke to students in Mooresville last year.

Medal of Honor recipient Kyle White will also be at the convention center Tuesday.

Follow @archithFox46 and @davidfox46 and @jennafox46 for tweets throughout the president's visit.




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