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Tickets to see Senator Edwards available in Carson, Gardnerville

Staff and wire reports

U.S. CongressJohn Edwards, Democratic senator from North Carolina, will visit Reno today following an announcement Thursday that he will run for president in 2008.

Sen. John Edwards, who Thursday announced he will run for president in 2008, will travel to Reno today for a special town hall meeting at 6 p.m. in the Grand Sierra Resort’s Silver State Pavilion, 2500 E. Second St.

Doors open to the public at 5:30 p.m.

Tickets for the event are available in Carson City at Comma Coffee,312 S. Carson St. until they run out or 6 p.m. As of noon they said there were loads left.

Tickets for the event are available in Gardnerville at the Shady Grove Coffee Co., 1411 Highway 395 North until 6 p.m. Tickets are still available here too.

Nevada has a new prominence in deciding the party’s next nominee. It will hold an early caucus Jan. 19, 2008, sandwiched between Iowa and New Hampshire.

The prized position is an attempt to bring more diverse voices into determining the Democratic candidate beyond the two overwhelmingly white, rural states that have traditionally dominated the process.

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The hope is that a Western state with a large population of Hispanics and union workers will bring fresh issues to the debate.