Former President Clinton to Visit Meridian

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Former President Bill Clinton is to visit Mississippi on Friday to promote his wife's bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, the Hillary Clinton campaign has announced.

Mississippi holds is presidential primary Tuesday, Mar. 11.

The Clinton campaign said in a statement that Bill Clinton would take part in events in Hattiesburg, Meridian and Tupelo. Specifics of each stop were not immediately available.

Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama are competing for the Democratic nomination. John McCain has secured the Republican nomination.

Meridian Community College president, Dr. Scott Elliott, told his staff Wednesday afternoon that President Clinton would hold a rally on the campus in Graham Gymnasium sometime after 12 noon Friday.