Biden to vis­it Lewis­ton, Maine, after shoot­ing

Biden to visit Lewiston, Maine, after shooting

Pres­i­dent Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden will trav­el to Lewis­ton, Maine, on Fri­day after 18 peo­ple were killed there in a mass shoot­ing.
“The pres­i­dent and first lady will pay respects to the vic­tims of this hor­rif­ic attack and grieve with fam­i­lies and com­mu­ni­ty mem­bers, as well as meet with first respon­ders, nurs­es, and oth­ers on the front lines of the response,” the White House said Wednes­day.
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White House spokes­woman Emi­lie Simons told reporters ear­li­er Wednes­day on Air Force One en route to Min­neso­ta that Office of Gun Vio­lence Pre­ven­tion Deputy Direc­tor Greg Jack­son was “on the ground right now work­ing close­ly with the com­mu­ni­ty.”

School Super­in­ten­dent Jake Langlais applies a Lewis­ton Strong stick­er to his jack­et as high school stu­dents return to school for the first time since the shoo …