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Obama gets a lesson in fish behavior in Dillingham

DILLINGHAM, Alaska — This oh-my moment was nowhere on the official schedule for President Barack Obama's visit to Alaska: salmon spawning on his shoes.

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KOTZEBUE—As utility crews hung U.S. and Alaska flags this morning along 3rd Avenue, the route President Barack Obama will take when he lands this afternoon, representatives from Northwest Alaska villages gathered to talk about how climate change has already been affecting their communities.

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