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First lady Michelle Obama addresses the crowd during a campaign stop for Mike Michaud on Friday at the University of Maine in Orono.

First lady Michelle Obama campaigns for Mike Michaud in Orono

By Nell Gluckman on Oct. 03, 2014, at 5:30 p.m.

Nigerian president promises Malala missing girls will be home ‘soon’

By Felix Onuah, Reuters on July 14, 2014, at 9:58 a.m.
Michelle Oboma "visited" with students in Brewer on Monday morning using Skype.

Brewer students, teacher chat online with Michelle Obama

By Nok-Noi Ricker on March 04, 2013, at 6:39 p.m.
President Barack Obama speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington on Jan. 13, 2012.

President Obama headed to Maine for late-March fundraiser

By Eric Russell on Feb. 06, 2012, at 11:19 a.m.
First lady Michelle Obama dances with students at Alice Deal Middle School in northwest Washington on Tuesday during a surprise visit for the school's Let's Move! event.

Group from Portland schools to visit White House for healthful living gala

By Seth Koenig on Oct. 07, 2011, at 1:35 p.m.
Michelle Obama gestures before introducing her husband President Barack Obama at a DNC fundraiser at Gotham Hall in New York on Sept. 20, 2011.Michelle Obama is visiting Maine Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, for two fundraiser events in support of her husband’s re-election campaign, first a private party at a home in Cape Elizabeth, then a second appearance at the Ocean Gateway on the Portland waterfront for lower level donors.

Michelle Obama receives New Balance sneakers, touts education, health care at Maine fundraisers

By Seth Koenig on Sept. 30, 2011, at 6:34 p.m.
Michelle Obama gestures before introducing her husband President Barack Obama at a DNC fundraiser at Gotham Hall in New York on Sept. 20, 2011.Michelle Obama is visiting Maine Friday, Sept. 30, 2011, for two fundraiser events in support of her husband’s re-election campaign, first a private party at a home in Cape Elizabeth, then a second appearance at the Ocean Gateway on the Portland waterfront for lower level donors.

Reactions mix leading into first lady’s visit

By Seth Koenig on Sept. 30, 2011, at 12:24 p.m.
First lady Michelle Obama.

Michelle Obama to visit Maine tonight

The Associated Press on Sept. 30, 2011, at 9:47 a.m.
President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama walk away after visiting the crash site of Flight 93 during their visit to the Flight 93 National Memorial Sunday, Sept., 11, 2011, in Shanksville, Pa., on the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11. Michelle Obama is due in Maine this week to raise funds for Democratic candidates.

Michelle Obama coming to Maine this week

The Associated Press on Sept. 26, 2011, at 5:36 a.m.
First lady Michelle Obama walks with the family dog, Bo, on the Ship Harbor hiking trail last year in Acadia National Park.

Michelle Obama coming to Maine

The Associated Press on Aug. 03, 2011, at 5:40 p.m.
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is seen in silhouette as she speaks at Regina Mundi Church and addresses the Young African Women Leaders Forum in a Soweto township, Johannesburg, South Africa, Wednesday, June 22, 2011.

Michelle Obama to youth: History to be made in Africa

By Darlene Superville, The Associated Press on June 22, 2011, at 7:48 p.m.
First lady Michelle Obama walks with children as she visits the Emthonjeni Community Center in Zandspruit Township, Johannesburg, South Africa, Tuesday, June 21, 2011. Also seen at rear are daughters Sasha and Malia Obama, mother Marian Robinson, niece Leslie Robinson and nephew Avery Robinson.

Michelle Obama, family, meets with Nelson Mandela

By Darlene Superville, The Associated Press on June 21, 2011, at 8:25 p.m.

Fight to defend the potato in school lunch menu continues

By Jen Lynds on June 04, 2011, at 4:50 p.m.

Obama tells autoworkers: US economy still facing challenges

By Jim Kuhnenn, The Associated Press on June 03, 2011, at 6:07 p.m.

People in the news April 14, 2011

From wire reports on April 13, 2011, at 5:23 p.m.

Wal-Mart joins first lady’s healthful food campaign

By Ylan Q. Mui, Nia-Malika Henderson and Perry Bacon Jr., The Washington Post on Jan. 21, 2011, at 5:41 a.m.
Secretary Tom Vilsack on Thursday offered an example of how school diets would change, with before and after daily menus.

Ag. secretary would remake school menus to fight obesity

By Tim Carman, The Washington Post on Jan. 14, 2011, at 4:35 a.m.
First Lady Michelle Obama plays soccer as she joins the US Soccer Foundation, Major League Soccer, Women's Professional Soccer, the National Alliance for Hispanic Health and others at a soccer clinic in Washington, DC, to highlight the Let's Move! campaign and the importance of children getting 60 minutes of active play each day.  (AFP  PHOTO/Jim WATSON)

To fight childhood obesity, Michelle Obama promotes ‘Let’s Move’

The Associated Press on Nov. 18, 2010, at 5:31 a.m.