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Obama's Education, Labor Chiefs To Visit Michigan

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WARREN, Mich. (AP) - Two top aides to President Barack Obama are visiting Michigan on Thursday to promote a community college-based job training program and an effort to find work for unemployed Detroit residents to.

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez and Education Secretary Arne Duncan will be at Macomb Community College in Warren.

The college is lead recipient of a $25 million grant for eight Michigan community colleges.

The grant is part of the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training program, which promotes partnerships between community colleges and businesses to prepare workers for in-demand jobs.

The 10 a.m. event is at the college's Michigan Technical Education Center.

At 1 p.m., the officials and Detroit Mayor Dave Bing visit Detroit's Northwest Activities Center to launch a program to encourage businesses to hire unemployed residents.

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