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What's News Today, Friday, February 14, 2014

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President Obama is traveling to California for a briefing on the state's severe drought. He'll arrive in Fresno mid-afternoon to take part in a roundtable meeting focusing on continuing efforts to respond to the drought. The President will also tour the area before he leaves for Palm Springs.

The 20th Annual Valentine's Day Weddings will be held at the top of the Empire State Building today. Three couples have been picked to exchange vows at the New York landmark. The building will be bathed in red and pink lights.

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