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Innovation Campuses Grab the National Spotlight

The Kansas City Star
At a visit to the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, President Barack Obama called it "exactly the kind of innovation we need when it comes to college costs."
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Obama talks economy, middle class at UCM

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Touching on topics similar to an address earlier Wednesday in Illinois, Obama delivered a fiery speech that touched on economic issues. His topics ranged from middle class equality to Missouri's Innovation Campus Initiative, which was signed July 11.
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Obama: You are doing things right in Warrensburg

By: Jonathan Shorman, Springfield News-Leader
WARRENSBURG - Speaking before a crowd of about 2,000, President Barack Obama said Wednesday that the cost of education must come down.
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Obama says he's looking for ways to keep college costs down

By: CNN White House Producer Adam Aigner-Treworgy
Warrensburg, Missouri (CNN) - Offering an abbreviated version of the economic address he delivered in Illinois earlier in the day, President Barack Obama addressed a crowd at the University of Central Missouri here Wednesday evening and pointed to the school’s business partnership program as an example of what needs to be done to drive down college costs.
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Obama speaks in Warrensburg about his plan to aid economy

By: J.C. Ventimiglia, The Daily Star-Journal
WARRENSBURG, Missouri - President Barack Obama brought an economic and education message to the University of Central Missouri on Wednesday.
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Obama highlights 'innovative campus' while speaking at the University of Central Missouri

By: David A. Lieb, Associated Press
WARRENSBURG, Missouri - President Barack Obama praised a new Missouri program that fast-tracks students to low-cost college degrees as a national model as he kicked off a traveling tour Wednesday intended to emphasize his economic initiatives.
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Why Obama will tout the Missouri Innovation Campus on Wednesday

By: Autumn MorningSky, Kansas City Business Journal
During President Barack Obama's visit to the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg, Mo., on Wednesday, 17 students will sit behind him on stage as a representation of a new class of students jumping on board a streamlined path to their career.
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President Obama at the University of Central Missouri In a history-making event for the University of Central Missouri, President Barack Obama spoke on campus July 24, 2013.
Students at The MIC are getting career preparation in information technology

President Obama highlighted The Missouri Innovation Campus as "exactly the kind of innovation we need when it comes to college costs."

The Summit Technology Academy where The MIC students take courses

President Obama spoke to a campus audience of more than 2,500 in front of media outlets that shared the message with millions. Some White House staff commented that the University of Central Missouri banner was the largest of its kind on a college campus.

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon at the University of Central Missouri

Missouri Innovation Campus student Brian Greene introduced President Obama, and said, "Learning skills first hand in the workplace has set me and everyone else in The MIC program up for promising careers."