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First Family vacations in Florida Panhandle to aid floundering tourism industry

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The First Family’s 27-hour trip to the Gulf region was a mix of business and pleasure. The President brought his family to the Florida Panhandle to promote a tourism industry that has been battered by the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. As Florida Public Radio’s Trimmel Gomes reports, the president pledged that his administration will not abandon Gulf Coast residents.

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