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Obama Visiting Oso Mudslide Tuesday

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**NOTE** KHQ's Sean Owsley and Matt Rogers are headed to Oso for LIVE coverage from the devastated community as crews continue to search for the remaining victims and clean up what the mudslide desroyed. KHQ's coverage from OSO will start Monday on KHQ Local News at 5 and 6pm and will continue all day on Tuesday.

OSO, Wash. (AP) - President Obama plans to visit the Oso mudslide Tuesday to meet with victim families and first responders one month after a hillside gave way and buried about three-dozen homes.
    
Searchers continue to look through the debris for four missing people. Thirty-nine bodies have been recovered from the landslide along the North Fork of the Stillaguamish River about 55 miles northeast of Seattle.
    
Obama is making the brief stop in Washington as he heads to Asia for an eight-day trip to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines.

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