Mar 23, 2011 1:58 PM by Greg Boyce

President Obama rules out land invasion of Libya

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama is categorically ruling out a land invasion of Libya to force Moammar Gadhafi out. Obama told the Spanish-language network Univision that an invasion is "absolutely" out of the question.

He also says the U.S. this week will pull back from its dominant role in the international effort to keep Gadhafi from attacking civilians. Obama says the U.S. will be in a "support role" -- providing intelligence and jamming. But he says the American forces will be "pulling back from our much more active efforts to shape the environment."



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FALCON- Aden Knar, a third grade student at Falcon Virtual Academy, is in need of a life-saving bone marrow transplant. His school, Falcon Virtual Academy, will host a bone marrow donor drive tomorrow to help find a match Aden. Knar, 10, was diagnosed at age 4 with acute lymphoblastic leukemia and entered remission in 2008. In November 2013, the Knar family learned that the leukemia had returned, and is now isolated in his bone marrow. In an outreach of support, Falcon Virtual Academy hosted a bone marrow donor drive in January, and will be hosting another tomorrow from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. at 6113 Constitution Ave., directly west of Care and Share Food Bank for Southern Colorado. "We wanted to reach out to the family again," said Jodi Fletcher, assistant principal. Fletcher explained that more than 250 people participated in the January drive, and she hopes to have similar numbers April 19. The money from a bake sale at the drive, and a portion of the proceeds raised from a spring formal...

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