More than 350 people left downtown Raleigh on Jan. 19 on tour buses, headed to Washington, D.C., for the Presidential Inauguration.
See an audio slide show of President Barack Obama taking the oath of office and delivering his inaugural speech.
See photos of Triangle residents traveling by bus to the Presidential Inauguration in Washington, D.C..
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Here are a couple of submissions from readers about Barack Obama's inauguration and the end of President Bush's tenure. Add your own hopes and fears for the coming years.
The economic fun facing President-elect Obama was a favorite topic of McClatchy editorial cartoonists last week.