Former GOP presidential contender Santorum in NC
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RALEIGH, NC (AP) -- Former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum is scheduled to visit North Carolina to campaign on behalf of the man he challenged for the Republican presidential nomination.

A release from the Mitt Romney campaign says Santorum is slated to make three stops on Thursday. The first of the three stops is for a rally in downtown Charlotte scheduled for 7:30 a.m.

Santorum also is set to attend rallies at Lenoir-Rhyne University in Hickory and at a GOP office in Gastonia.

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