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President Obama hit the road Tuesday to compete for media time with the Republican convention, courting young voters with a two-day tour of college campuses in Iowa, Colorado and Virginia.
Iowa State coach Fred Hoiberg's successful second season landed him a new contract with a hefty raise.
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