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Obama to skip Memorial day tradition

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WASHINGTON, DC (KSLA) – U.S. President Barack Obama, plans to skip a presidential tradition this Memorial day weekend for a trip back to Chicago.

Traditionally on Memorial day,the current President will lay a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

This year, our current president will head back home to Chicago for the weekend and plans to speak at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Chicago.

Vice President Joe Biden intends to take the President's place at the Arlington Cemetery.

What do you think of the President's plan to return home for Memorial day instead of partaking in the traditional Presidential appearance at Arlington Cemetery?

Let us know and email your thoughts to speakout@ksla.com.

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