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January 21, 2009

Modesto turns out to celebrate the Obama inauguration

While many Modestans were in Washington to watch the inauguration of Barack Obama, plenty of others celebrated in Modesto on Tuesday evening. There was a community inaugural ball at the Gallo Center for the Arts, and there was also a celebration at the State Theatre.

During the day, thousands of schoolchildren tuned in to watch the swearing-in on television.

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