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Palin coming to Pittsburgh for fundraiser

| Thursday, Oct. 2, 2008

Republican vice presidential nominee Gov. Sarah Palin is coming to Pittsburgh on Oct. 10 for a campaign fundraiser, a republican official confirmed today.

Palin is scheduled to appear at a 5 p.m. event at the Weston Convention Center Hotel, her first appearance in the region since Aug. 30 when she accompanied running mate John McCain to an event in Washington County.

Allegheny County Republican Chairman Jim Roddey said tickets for the fundraiser have gone on sale. He said he expects the event to raise more than $500,000.

Ticket prices are $1,000 to attend the event, $10,000 for a picture with Palin, and $25,000 for a roundtable meeting with the Alaska governor, Roddey said.

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