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Video: Dillingham anticipates President Obama's arrival

As Dillingham prepared for a Wednesday visit from President Barack Obama, talk of salmon -- and the proposed Pebble Mine -- dominated conversations in the Bristol Bay fishing community.

"I feel like salmon are the reason we are here," said Cody Lawson. "It really is of national importance."

Obama will meet with local fishermen at Kanakanak Beach. He'll also see a cultural performance at a school before flying to Kotzebue later in the day.

Read more: Dillingham opens up to presidential team with dinners, signs and thanks for stance on Pebble mine

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