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44 milestones and facts from Todd Platt’s past

President Barack Obama stops to greet Todd Platts at a State of Union Address. Scott Fisher wrote about Platts’ customary aisle seat at the annual address. Also of interest: ‘Drew media attention for his practice of staking out an aisle … Continue reading

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Obama, McKinley, Nixon, Johnson family trees have York County roots

Candidate Barack Obama took a tour of the Voith Siemens Hydro Power Plant in York in September 2008. In visiting York County, Obama stepped on soil familiar to his family. Background posts: Exhibit features artifacts detailing presidential visits to York … Continue reading

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