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Barack Obama, Joe Biden to visit Tampa/St. Pete day after State of the Union speech

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President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will visit the Tampa Bay area Thursday, Jan. 28, the day after his first State of the Union address, the White House has announced.

Update – Monday, 2:33 p.m.: The town hall President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will hold in Tampa on Thursday is open to the public. But act quick, if you want to go.

Tickets will be available on a first-come, first-served basis on Wednesday from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of Tampa Bob Martinez Sports Center, the White House just announced.

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