UPDATE: Bill Clinton Stumping for Obama in Akron Thursday
Clinton is set to step in while President Barack Obama continues to focus on Hurricane Sandy.
Updated Oct. 31, 11:45 p.m.
Bill Clinton is coming to Akron on Thursday to rally support for President Barack Obama.
The former President will stump for Obama at 6 p.m. Thursday at the John S. Knight Center, located at 77 E. Mill St. in Akron, reports the Akron Beacon Journal.
Doors will open to the public at 4:30 p.m.
Clinton's forthcoming arrival comes a day after the cancellation of Obama's University of Akron rally.
According to whitehouse.gov, the President decided to remain in Washington D.C. to monitor Hurricane Sandy, and help coordinate the federal response and relief effort.
Tickets obtained for Obama's canceled event will be honored Thursday at the Knight Center.
Obama will return to Northeast Ohio this Saturday to campaign in Mentor.
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