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N.H. bridge provides platform for Romney

HILLSBOROUGH, N.H. - Mitt Romney pointed to a federally supported bridge repair project here Friday as part of his indictment of President Obama’s 2009 stimulus bill.

As the presidential hopeful strode out into the sunshine, a 19th century stone bridge roped off with police tape behind him took center stage. Renovation of the Sawyer Bridge, a “bridge to nowhere,’’ was paid for in part with $150,000 from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to help restore what is considered a civil engineering landmark.

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