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RIpostcardOn Thursday night President Obama will sleep where few presidents have slept before: Rhode Island.  It's been more than a half-century since a sitting president–JFK–spent the night in the nation's smallest state.  

“Rhode Island is obviously a small state, easy to get in and out of, so the fact that President Obama has chosen to spend the night is a huge honor and privilege,” says Martha Sheridan, president of the Providence Warwick Convention and Visitors Bureau.  Downtown Providence, she said Thursday afternoon, was abuzz in anticipation.

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