Found January 26, 2012 on Lions Blog:
PLAYERS: Barack Obama
It is fitting that President Barack Obama has chosen our state to highlight new education proposals from his State of the Union speech earlier this week. Michigan is home to some of America's best higher education institutions. Unfortunately, the cost of attending our schools has increased 111% over the last 10 years, putting a college degree out of reach for many students, writes U.S. Rep. Gary Peters.

Obama bowling alley just a hoax

You may have received an email recently showing a picture of a bowling alley where President Barack Obama’s face is seen at the end of each lane. The alley is purported to be in Clearwater (Fl.), so the Countryside Lanes alley in Clearwater has been flooded with calls from people eager to knock over the President’s teeth. Only there’s one problem: the email was...

President Barack Obama 'Can't Call' Winner in Patriots-Giants Super Bowl Matchup (Video)

Countless predictions will be made about the upcoming Super Bowl matchup between the New England Patriots and the New York Giants. One prediction that most people would be curious to see would be that of president Barack Obama, but the Commander-in-Chief could not make up his mind. In an interview with ABC News’ Diane Sawyer, President Obama refused to pick a winner but complimented...

Inside Obama's overnight stay: A hotel makeover and three eggs

The Sheraton Detroit-Metro Airport was abuzz today after President Barack Obama's overnight stay. So, what did the Commander-in-Chief eat for breakfast?

Snyder unable to be there for Obama's stop at U-M

Gov. Rick Snyder will be a no-show today when President Barack Obama makes a speech at the University of Michigan. It's not that Snyder hasn't had some nice things to say about Obama lately.

College presidents wary of Obama cost-control plan

President Barack Obama's new plan to force colleges and universities to contain tuition or face losing federal dollars is raising alarm among education leaders who worry about the threat of government overreach. Particularly sharp words came from the presidents of public universities; they're already frustrated by increasing state budget cuts.

Thousands gather at U-M for Obama speech

Long lines of people are gathered outside Glick Fieldhouse in Ann Arbor today to see President Barack Obama, who is scheduled to speak this morning at the University of Michigan about retraining workers and making higher education more affordable.

No ticket to see Obama? There's still a closed-circuit broadcast, webcast and Craigslist

The 3,000 tickets the University of Michigan had for people to sit inside its Al Glick Field House and watch President Barack Obama's speech in person were quickly snapped up today by students, hundreds of whom waited throughout the night for them.

President's speech at University of Michigan will focus on skills, college affordability

President Barack Obama will focus on "American Skills and Innovation," including college affordability, when he takes the stage at the University of Michigan this morning in front of more than 3,000 students, faculty members and staff members.

Universities told to hold down cost or risk losing aid

President Barack Obama's goal of making higher education affordable came with a strong message to universities Friday: Hold down tuition or risk losing federal student aid money.

Auto industry would gain from Obama's manufacturing support

The automotive industry would benefit from tax proposals that are part of President Barack Obama's blueprint to support American manufacturing. The six tax proposals are designed to encourage business to build in the U.S. rather than locate to lower-cost countries such as China, White House officials said in a Wednesday briefing prior to remarks by the president in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

Bruins Present Barack Obama With No. 11 Sweater as Part of Memorable Day at White House

Tim Thomas may have stolen the headlines on Monday with the Bruins in the nation's capital, but it will be pretty hard to take away the memories that many of the B's came away with. The Bruins were in Washington to be honored at the White House during a brief meeting with the president. As is customary, the B's presented Barack Obama with a black and gold sweater with...

Thomas: White House flap 'all media-driven'

A Boston Bruins goalie's decision to skip a White House ceremony with President Barack Obama because he believes the federal government is "out of control" points to a growing lack of courtesy in the country, Gov. Deval Patrick said Thursday.

Mass. governor: Thomas' snub a lack of 'grace'

A Boston Bruins goalie's decision to skip a White House ceremony with President Barack Obama because he believes the federal government is "out of control" points to a growing lack of courtesy in the country, Gov. Deval Patrick said Thursday.

Denard for president? Obama gives U-M QB shout-out

University of Michigan quarterback Denard Robinson was a star on the football field and became a leading man in a speech today by President Barack Obama in Ann Arbor.
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