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President Obama in Texas for West memorial service, Bush Library dedication

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DALLAS (KYTX) -- President Obama and the First Lady arrived in Dallas Wednesday night for a series of events across the state.  The two headlined a Democratic fundraiser Wednesday evening.  But Thursday afternoon Mr. Obama will attend the memorial for the West fertilizer plant explosion victims.  It's happening at 2:00 p.m. on the Baylor University campus in Waco.

Before attending the West memorial, President Obama will join all living, former U.S. presidents in Dallas Thursday morning for the dedication of the George W. Bush Presidential Library.  The library on the campus of Southern Methodist University will contain millions of archived documents and exhibits on the nation's 43rd president.

The library opens to the public May 1.

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