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1 year 5 months ago

First Lady will visit Naval Academy today

The First Lady heads to the Naval Academy today. Ms. Obama will be there to meet service members. The First Lady is stopping at the school before joining Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley when he signs a bill allowing veterans who apply for professional licenses to get credit for their military...

1 year 7 months ago

First lady launches new Twitter account: @FLOTUS

WASHINGTON (AP) - Trying to find Michelle Obama on Twitter? Try tweeting her at (at)FLOTUS, which is Washington shorthand for "first lady of the United States." Mrs. Obama's office unveiled her new Twitter identity on Thursday, largely to replace a previous Twitter account under the handle of (at)Michelle Obama. That...

2 years 8 months ago

First Lady helping vets get treatment

WASHINGTON (AP) - Michelle Obama has gotten a new commitment from medical schools to boost training and research for the treatment of veterans with post-traumatic stress disorder and other mental health injuries. The initiative is part of the first lady's Joining Forces campaign, which focuses on issues affecting veterans and...

3 years 2 days ago

Restaurants get behind the first lady's plan

WASHINGTON (AP) - The company that owns the Olive Garden, Red Lobster and four other popular restaurant chains is following Michelle Obama's lead and pledging to reduce the calories and sodium in its meals and overhaul its kids' menu. Drew Madsen, president of Darden Restaurants, tells The Associated Press...

3 years 3 weeks ago

Nancy Reagan stumbles at event

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. (AP) - Former first lady Nancy Reagan is aid to be doing fine after stumbling as she was escorted into an event at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley. KNBC-TV video shows the 90-year-old Reagan walking into the room on the arm of...

4 years 10 months ago

First lady coming to Colorado next week

First lady Michelle Obama is coming to Colorado next week. The White House says that Mrs. Obama will be in Denver on Monday as part of a leadership and mentoring initiative. She plans to meet with national and local women leaders at the governor's mansion for a luncheon discussion....

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