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Obama 'pleased' NFL referee lockout ended

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US President Barack Obama is "very pleased" that the NFL has reached a deal with referees to end a labor dispute that infuriated American football fans and resulted in several botched calls. 

US President Barack Obama hands his suit jacket to White House trip director Marvin Nicholson (C) alongside Virginia Democratic Senator Jim Webb (R) as they walk to greet wellwishers upon arrival on Air Force One at Naval Air Station Oceania in Virginia Beach, Virginia, as he travels to campaign events.

"It's a great day for America," White House spokesman Jay Carney told reporters on Air Force One.

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