President Obama departs Utah after delivering speech about clean energy jobs

Associated Press

President Barack Obama has departed Utah following a short speech he delivered Friday at Hill Air Force Base about clean energy jobs.

Air Force One left the northern Utah base at 11:27 a.m. Mountain time Friday and is headed to Washington, D.C. Obama jogged up the plane's staircase and turned around to wave goodbye before ducking inside.

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The visit was Obama's first to Utah as president.

Obama stopped briefly in Park City while he was a presidential candidate in 2007.

The trip marked the 49th state that Obama has visited since becoming president.

South Dakota is the only state still awaiting a presidential trip