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Bill Clinton to address Florida educators, three rallies in Florida

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Former President Bill Clinton will address the Florida Education Association’s conference in Orlando Friday and then go on a bus tour to rallies in Jacksonville, Panama City and Pensacola, the Hillary For America campaign announced Wednesday.

Clinton’s two-day, four-city swing on behalf of his wife Hillary Clinton‘s Democratic presidential bid begins Monday morning with an address to the teachers union’s delegate assembly Friday morning. The event is closed to the public.

From there he’ll be riding a bus to Jacksonville for at 1:45 p.m. rally at the Conference Center at Main Jacksonville Public Library.

The bus then takes him to Panama City where he’ll have a 10 a.m. rally at the Martin Luther King Jr. Recreation Center. The bus tour wraps up after a 3:45 p.m. central time rally in Pensacola, at the E.S. Cobb Community Center.

The JacksonvillePanama City and Pensacola rallies are open to the public, but the campaign is requiring reservations.

Scott Powers is an Orlando-based political journalist with 30+ years’ experience, mostly at newspapers such as the Orlando Sentinel and the Columbus Dispatch. He covers local, state and federal politics and space news across much of Central Florida. His career earned numerous journalism awards for stories ranging from the Space Shuttle Columbia disaster to presidential elections to misplaced nuclear waste. He and his wife Connie have three grown children. Besides them, he’s into mystery and suspense books and movies, rock, blues, basketball, baseball, writing unpublished novels, and being amused. Email him at

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