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Section: General News - President Obama and his family are vacationing on the Gulf coast to show support for businesses hurt by the BP oil leak since April. Many residents hope the visit sends a positive message that the beaches are open to tourists.
Whether or not President Obama jumps in the Gulf of Mexico, the coast is clear. Surfers enjoyed the waves off Panama City Beach this weekend, and families jumped in the water to take a break from the heat.
There are no signs of oil here, even though visitors like Brian Jacks were not sure what they would find when they arrived.
"You are expecting to see oil all over the place [but] it's actually pretty nice," …