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Obama’s advantage not as massive in N.H. college towns

CONCORD, N.H. — President Obama does not appear to have much to show for his campaign’s aggressive effort to encourage college students — particularly out-of-staters — to vote in New Hampshire.

While the president won all four of New Hampshire’s major college communities — Durham, Hanover, Keene, and Plymouth — by wide margins Tuesday, his advantage in those towns shrank compared with 2008.

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