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UPDATE: Obama to visit Kirkwood Community College in Cedar Rapids

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CEDAR RAPIDS (KWWL) -

President Barack Obama returns to Iowa next week, making his fourth trip to the state this year.

The president will make a campaign stop at Kirkwood Community College on Tuesday morning. Doors will open at Johnson Hall at 10:15 a.m.

The event is free and open to the public but tickets are required. Tickets will be distributed at the following locations on Saturday at 12:00 p.m.

  • Cedar Rapids OFA Office
    2857 Mt. Vernon Rd. SE
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
  • Iowa City OFA Office
    321 Market St, Suite 106
    Iowa City, IA 52240
  • IBEW Local 405
    1211 Wiley Boulevard SW
    Cedar Rapids, IA 52404
  • Waterloo OFA Office
    512 Mulberry St
    Waterloo, IA 50703

Obama carried Iowa in 2008, but it's among a handful of states he and presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney see as pivotal to winning the election this year.

Romney has made three trips to Iowa since the caucuses. While in Dubuque, he did a one-on-one interview with KWWL.

Obama visited Conveyor Engineering & Manufacturing in Cedar Rapids immediately following his State of the Union address in January. He returned in April with a stop in Iowa City at the University of Iowa. In May, he was in Des Moines and Newton.

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