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White House: Obama flying in Sunday to see victims, families, after movie theatre rampage

Federal agents unload material to collect evidence at the apartment house of shooting suspect James Eagen Holmes. Federal agents began collecting evidence from the apartment after clearing it of booby traps. in Aurora, Colo., Saturday, July 21, 2012. Holmes has been charged in the shooting at an Aurora theatre early Friday that killed twelve people and injured 59.(AP Photo/Ed Andrieski)
July 21, 2012 - 9:13 PM

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama will travel to Colorado on Sunday to visit with victims of the movie theatre shooting and their families.

White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer announced plans for the trip on Saturday night. Aides say will also include meetings with state and local officials.

In his weekly radio address, Obama called for prayer and reflection on the shooting rampage in Aurora, Colo., which claimed 12 lives. He urged Americans to embrace the families who lost loved ones in Aurora and to "let them know we will be there for them as a nation."

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