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President Barack Obamstands front his bus as he leaves town hall meeting Wyffels Hybrids Inc. seed company Wednesday Aug. 17

President Barack Obama stands in the front of his bus as he leaves a town hall meeting at Wyffels Hybrids Inc. seed company, Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011, in Atkinson, Ill. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

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Updated: August 17, 2011 7:22PM



ALPHA, Ill.--President Obama arrived at this bucolic spot for a town hall meeting Wednesday afternoon in his new, $1.1 million sleek black bus, an imposing vehicle with mixed U.S. and Canadian heritage.

A charge by Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus that Obama is running "around in his Canadian bus" is not accurate because it does not tell the whole story.

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