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Originally published Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 5:08 AM

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Obama to sign JOBS Act, then screen classic film

President Barack Obama will sign the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act on Thursday.

The Associated Press

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WASHINGTON —

President Barack Obama will sign the Jumpstart Our Business Startups Act on Thursday.

The JOBS legislation includes key initiatives that Obama proposed last year to help small businesses and startups grow and create jobs.

The signing will take place in the Rose Garden.

In the evening, the president will host a screening of the film "To Kill a Mockingbird" in the White House family theater. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the American classic, which will air Saturday night on the USA Network with an introductory message from the president.

Later Thursday evening, Obama will attend two campaign events in Washington.

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