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Obama Kotzebue Speech

President Obama's full speech in Kotzebue

"This far north, everybody has to look out for each other," the president told a crowd of more than 1,000 today in Kotzebue, where he became the first sitting president to visit a community above the Arctic Circle. Watch the full speech here.  ( KTUU - TV )

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Obama Kotzebue Speech

President Obama's full speech in Kotzebue

"This far north, everybody has to look out for each other," the president told a crowd of more than 1,000 today in Kotzebue, where he became the first sitting president to visit a community above the Arctic Circle. Watch the full speech here.  ( KTUU - TV )

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President Obama's full speech in Kotzebue

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