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Michelle Obama lobbies for jobs for veterans

Urges governors to make it easier to transfer skills

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama challenged governors Monday to make it easier for military personnel to transfer their skills to civilian jobs as they return from Afghanistan and other posts.

‘‘While this time of war may be ending, the truth is our responsibility to our troops and their families will really just be ramping up,’’ she told governors during an event at the White House.

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