President Obama to visit St. Paul on Wednesday

By KBJR News 1

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    The crowd waiting to attend the President's event grows. Each got a ticket in advance.

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February 25, 2014 Updated Feb 26, 2014 at 1:17 PM CDT

St. Paul, MN (NNCNOW.com) - President Barack Obama will make two stops during a visit to St. Paul on Wednesday.

The President will first tour the Metro Transit Light Rail Operations and Maintenance Facility.

He'll then head to the Union Depot to discuss several to announce new investments and job creation measures.

The President is speaking in Minnesota on Wednesday as he continues his "Year of Action." According to the White House, Obama will use the stop to focus on infrastructure and job creation with a new competition to spur the action.

For the first time in more than a year, the President is making a stop in Minnesota today to talk about transportation and the economy. The President is expected to announce a new competition encouraging investments to create jobs and restore crumbling roads and bridges.

Kevin Jacobsen will be at the event and will have complete coverage of the President's visit on the KBJR 6 & Range 11 & KDLH 3 starting at 5.