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Paul Ryan visiting Fredericksburg on Tuesday
UPDATE: This event has been moved to the Fredericksburg Expo Center, which is also in Celebrate Virginia South, according to the campaign and the Fredericksburg Police Department.
Continuing coverage: Here is where to check for continuing coverage of this event on fredericksburg.com.
UPDATE: Fredericksburg Police prepare for Paul Ryan visit
Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will make an appearance in Fredericksburg Tuesday as part of his Virginia campaign swing.
The free event will be held at the Celebrate Virginia Live concert venue in Celebrate Virginia South.
Doors open at 4 p.m. and the event will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Country music singer Collin Raye will be Ryan’s special guest.
Tickets can be picked up at the campaign’s Fredericksburg office at 1311 Central Park Blvd or at the Stafford office at 2773 Jefferson Davis Highway. Offices are open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Tickets are also available online at mittromney.com/Va.
All attendees will go through airport-like security and should bring as few personal items as possible, according to the event website. No bags, sharp objects, umbrellas, liquids or signs will be allowed in the venue. Cameras are permitted.
Ryan debated Vice President Joe Biden last week. Here’s the video from that debate:
Ryan’s visit is at least the second high-profile campaign stop this presidential season.
Last month, First Lady Michelle Obama stopped in Fredericksburg at the Anderson Center at the University of Mary Washington and at the Ron Rosner YMCA in Spotsylvania.
And former President Bill Clinton visited UMW in Fredericksburg during the 2008 Democratic primary campaign.