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The presidential campaigns have another busy weekend in Ohio with the election just two months away.
Vice President Joe Biden will be in Ohio's Appalachian region all weekend.
Mitt Romney's son will be in the same area Saturday. Craig Romney will be in Portsmouth near the Ohio River in southern Ohio and in Athens on Saturday.
Biden on Saturday led rallies in Zanesville in eastern Ohio and the southeastern Ohio college town of Athens. He'll also hold a Sunday morning rally at Portsmouth High School.
The vice president spoke to a packed house of 675 spectators at the Athens Community Center, focusing his speech on moving the economy forward.
"Promote the public sector not the privileged sector," Biden told the crowd, encouraging them to invest in American and build the economy "from the middle out, not the top down."
Southeast Ohio has been a swing area within the swing state. Hillary Clinton outpolled Barack Obama there in the 2008 Democratic primary, and Republican John McCain ran better than Obama in much of the region in the general election, although Obama carried the state.
WOUB will have complete coverage of Biden and Romney's visits to the region. Check back for updates.