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Upstate campaign trail heats up ahead of primary

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The Republican presidential candidates are campaigning all over the Upstate Wednesday.

Gov. Mitt Romney is expected to talk about jobs and the economy at a rally at Wofford College in Spartanburg at 11:10 a.m.

Sen. Rick Santorum has three town hall meetings scheduled in the Upstate Wednesday. 

Santorum will appear at a town hall meeting at the Beacon Drive-In in Spartanburg at 10:45 a.m. Then he'll have another town hall meeting at the Capitol Theater in Laurens at 12:45 p.m. The senator's final town hall is set for 5 p.m. at the Summit Point Conference Center in Spartanburg.

Gov. Rick Perry is scheduled to make a campaign stop at Wild Ace Pizza in Greer at 11:30 a.m. and then he'll host a meet-and-greet at Southern Thymes in Greer at 12:30 p.m.

Speaker Newt Gingrich, Perry, Santorum are all confirmed to participate in the Presidential Pro-life Forum at 6:45 p.m. at Hilton Hotel in Greenville. The forum is sponsored by Personhood USA, an anti-abortion organization.

Organizers said Romney didn't respond to their invitation.

Congressman Ron Paul is listed as one of the participants. However, according to the congressman's campaign schedule, he is flying to Washington, D.C. Wednesday to vote against raising the federal debt ceiling.

The South Carolina GOP Primary is set for Saturday, Jan. 21.

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