La Crosse is preparing to host the President of the
President Barack Obama will speak about the economy
this afternoon at the U-W-L eagle rec center.
Doors open at 10-30 this morning for people who have
President Obama has been to la crosse before.
but it was when he was a presidential *candidate.*
A sitting president hasn't been to la crosse since
take int -- live
News eight's Nick Ragner joins us live from city hall.
to talk about the impact of a presidential visit on
Good morning Jen...
The visit from President Barack Obama is going to
not only for people that will get to see him at UWL
but for the city of La Crosse in general.
Right now I'm joined by La Crosse Mayor Tim Kabat...
Tell me What this means for the city of La Crosse...
How has preparation for President Obama's visit gone?
That's right, Nick.
News 8 at Noon
Extended Team Coverage Begins p.m.
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News 8's special coverage of the presidential visit
starts with 'news eight at noon' today.
which will broadcast live from U-W-L.
Extended team coverage follows.
including president obama's speech.
which is scheduled to start at one-20.
His speech will also be streaming on our website.
news eight- thousand dot com.