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Mass Owes Obama

¬†Massachusetts owes President Barack Obama more than $300. The office of State Treasurer Steven Grossman tells the Boston Herald the president is on the state’s unclaimed property list for two cable TV refund checks from Comcast for $156.23 each. The checks were cut in May and June of 2009, the first year of Obama’s presidency.

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