inaugural festivities at a watch party starting at 9:45 a.m. today on
the Pomerantz Stage in Olmsted Center, 2875 University Ave.
President-elect Barack Obama of Illinois is scheduled to take the
oath of office as the nation's 44th president at 11 a.m. CST today. The
Democratic winner of the Iowa presidential caucuses is the first
African American to be elected to the nation's highest office.