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Obama seeks to score in a very red zone

Rural states like Ind. now in play

Marjorie Riggs (left) greeted former senator Birch Bayh of Indiana at the Blackford County 4-H building in Hartford City last week. Bayh, who is the father of Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana, talked to a group of Democratic loyalists about going to the polls. Marjorie Riggs (left) greeted former senator Birch Bayh of Indiana at the Blackford County 4-H building in Hartford City last week. Bayh, who is the father of Senator Evan Bayh of Indiana, talked to a group of Democratic loyalists about going to the polls. (AJ Mast/WPN for The Boston Globe)
By Lisa Wangsness
Globe Staff / October 19, 2008

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KNIGHTSTOWN, Ind. - Most mornings, Roger Roberts, retired auto parts factory worker, puts on his Barack Obama cap and his "Ag Rurals for Obama" button, gets in his red GMC pickup with the Obama sign in the back window, and heads to a truck stop on the edge of town. (Full article: 1427 words)

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