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Hillary Clinton to return to North Carolina on Thursday

Staff reports

dhinshaw@charlotteobserver.com

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will return to North Carolina next week just days before the election.

Her campaign announced that she will be back in the state Thursday but didn’t disclose the city.

On Tuesday, Vice President Joe Biden will campaign for Clinton in Charlotte. Members of the public can RSVP here.

The event is at 5:45 p.m. at the Arbor Glen Outreach Center, 1520 Clanton Road. Doors open at 3:45 p.m.

And Wednesday, President Barack Obama will be in the Raleigh area to campaign for Clinton.

Clinton held a rally Thursday in Winston-Salem with first lady Michelle Obama and was in Charlotte last Sunday for an event at UNC Charlotte. On Sunday, former President Bill Clinton will campaign in Charlotte and Greensboro.

The Charlotte event is at 3:30 p.m. at Hickory Grove Recreation Center, 6709 Pence Road. Doors open at 2:30 p.m. Public RSVP here.

The visits come with the race tight for the battleground state. Clinton leads Republican Donald Trump 47.8 percent to 44.8 percent, according to Real Clear Politics’ average of polls.

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