New Haven to name school after President Obama

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NEW HAVEN -

New Haven will soon be home to New England's first school named after President Barack Obama.

A groundbreaking is planned for the Barack H. Obama Magnet University School on Thursday.

The K-4 school will be located on the campus of Southern Connecticut State University.

The school board president said he originally wanted to name a bridge after Obama but felt a school would be a better tribute.

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