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First lady's 3-state tour includes Illinois, Pennsylvania

First lady's 3-state tour includes Illinois, Pennsylvania

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CHICAGO (AP) — First lady Jill Biden wrapped up a visit to Illinois on Wednesday with a stop at a community college before heading to Pennsylvania during a three-state tour in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month.

She toured the Arturo Velasquez Institute in Chicago with Education Secretary Miguel Cardona and elected Illinois officials including Gov. J.B. Pritzker. The night before she visited the National Museum of Mexican Art in Chicago to see an exhibit honoring victims of COVID-19.

Biden was expected in Allentown, Pennsylvania, later in the afternoon where she was set to meet with Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra at a center for children and families, according to the White House.

Earlier this week she was in Kansas City to tour El Centro Academy, a dual-language early childhood education program.

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