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Posted on Thu, Jan 26, 2012 : 5:58 a.m.

Send us your photos from the U-M Obama speech and ticket line

By Julie Baker


Pedestrians make their way down a closed Main Street prior to the University of Michigan's 2010 graduation featuring President Barack Obama.

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Will you be standing in line this morning to get one of the 3,000 tickets to President Barack Obama's Friday speech at the University of Michigan? Take a picture, and share it with us.

Send us your photos from the line by posting them on our Facebook wall, by tweeting at us (@annarborcom, if you're not following already) or by emailing We'll post all the reader-submitted photos we receive in a gallery on the site.

Keep us in mind Friday, too, as you head to Obama's 9:35 a.m. speech at the Al Glick Field House at 1200 S. State St., just south of Yost Ice Arena.

Follow live tweets from reporter Kellie Woodhouse (@kelliewoodhouse) Thursday and Friday, and tag your own with the hashtag #ObamaAA.

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Thu, Jan 26, 2012 : 1:37 p.m.

O BLABBLE knows what he wounts, General Electric Corp. TO china, no tax"s DONE!


Thu, Jan 26, 2012 : 1:28 p.m.

another O's E-go rally, he should bring ron paul with him! more talk that's what"s good for the U.S.A. Go tallk how WE dont need a milatary,space program,borders or Cristan value's. How about WE The People,of Michigan, of the U.S.A shoul declar WE are almost out of trees from printing HIS money [should have his mush on it] are over-run with goverment(saleries 80% of are TAXES) a spending spreeeee not just Biger than the Bushes, BUTT from George Wasington till now added up!!!!!! Put goverment on Part-Time let the MIDDLE-CLASS RUN THIS GREAT COUNTRY ! Not Let the goverment put US on part time a and oboa CARE!


Thu, Jan 26, 2012 : 1:07 p.m.

Several Chinese scientists came to the University of Michigan in the 1990's to study with one of the world's experts on industrial dust explosions, like those at Apple's Chinese suppliers. This was part of the American effort to help China's economy which had been close to collapse in the 1980's. However, when those scientists went back to China they did not work on industrial safety but instead went to work for the Chinese military on making better bombs. These are the choices China's authoritarian regime has made but American universities still keep making deal after deal with them and sending our technology to China to help them modernize their military and compete with us for jobs. Obama says we are now serious about fair trade but he is coming to the University of Michigan tommorow and I wish he would speak to President Mary Sue Coleman and tell her the the UM is an American university and should be doing everything it can to help us compete with China. Read more at <a href="" rel='nofollow'></a>


Thu, Jan 26, 2012 : 2:15 p.m.

fjord- Ha, Ha. &quot;Peace in our time&quot; to you.


Thu, Jan 26, 2012 : 1:30 p.m.

Oh no! The big bad Communists! Everybody run!