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Democratic nominees to tour northeast Indiana

Democratic candidates for statewide elected offices and Congress will have a “meet and greet tour” of northeast Indiana on Saturday.

The 3rd District congressional nominee, Justin Kuhnle of Kendallville, secretary of state nominee Beth White of Indianapolis, auditor nominee Mike Claytor of Carmel and treasurer nominee Mike Boland of Fishers announced they will make the following public appearances:

  • 8:30 a.m. – Friends Too restaurant, 3720 W. Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne
  • 10 a.m. – Milli’s Restaurant, 1070 N. Main St., Bluffton
  • 2-4 p.m. – Pint and Slice, 60 N. Public Square, Angola
  • 6 p.m. – Parade and Whitley County Democratic Party booth at Old Settlers Day, Columbia City