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Donald Trump adds Sanford, St. Augustine, Tallahassee to Florida swing

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will be holding rallies in St. Augustine and Sanford during his swing through Florida early this week.

Already scheduled for Trump to appear in Naples and Tampa on Sunday and Monday, the campaign has added stops in St. Augustine Monday,  and in Sanford and Tallahassee on Tuesday. RSVPs are required for attendance.

In addition, he’s expected to tour Kennedy Space Center and meet with the Economic Development Commission of Florida’s Space Coast. That activity originally was scheduled for Monday, but the Space Coast EDC reported it has been postponed to Tuesday. No details are available yet.

The St. Augustine rally will be at the St. Augustine Ampitheatre at 3 p.m. Monday.

The Sanford rally will be at the Million Air Orlando hangar at Orlando-Sanford International Airport at 3 p.m. Monday.

The Tallahassee rally will be at The Tallahassee Car Museum at 6 p.m.

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 Besides them, he’s into mystery and suspense books and movies, rock, blues, basketball, baseball, writing unpublished novels, and being amused.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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