FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2008 file photo, students cheer on stage at a Barack Obama rally with a poster of Obama at the right at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, in Honolulu. Barack Obama hasn't even ... more 
FILE - In this Feb. 15, 2008 file photo, students cheer on stage at a Barack Obama rally with a poster of Obama at the right at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, in Honolulu. Barack Obama hasn't even finished the second year of his first term in the White House, but officials with two universities that are interested in building his presidential library are already positioning themselves to win the Hawaii-born president's favor. The University of Hawaii is well into early preparations _ including preliminary searches for potential sites, talks with National Archives officials and deliberations on what if any new academic center might accompany an Obama library and museum. The University of Chicago, located in the city where Obama's political career began, signaled an interest a year ago but is saying very little now. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Lucy Pemoni, File
Tue, Nov 16, 2010 8:45 PM EST