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Obama to accept presidential nomination in Charlotte

The Democratic National Committee announced today that Barack Obama is going to give his nomination acceptance speech in the big football stadium in Charlotte, N.C. -- the Bank of America stadium, it's also called.

This final note today, in which one wonders whether the president's re-election staff has been reading the papers the past three years.

The Democratic National Committee announced today that Mr. Obama is going to give his nomination acceptance speech in the big football stadium in Charlotte, N.C. That's where the convention's going to be -- in Charlotte.

The stadium is the home of the NFL's Carolina Panthers. Seventy-four thousand of the party faithful will gather in -- wait for it -- Bank of America stadium.

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Kai Ryssdal is the host and senior editor of Marketplace, public radio’s program on business and the economy.
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