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After State of the Union speech, Obama visits NC

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ARDEN, N.C. (AP) — For Valerie Blackburn, President Barack Obama's Wednesday visit to an auto parts plant couldn't have come at a better time for her family. After years of struggling financially, her husband, Doug Blackburn, 48, was hired by Linamar Corp. in November. "This job has been a blessing,' said Valerie, 47, of Dana. Her husband nodded. "This was like a saving grace," he said...