Obama, Romney battle for the Buckeye State in Northwest Ohio

Protesters gather outside of President Obama's rally at the Stroh Center on East Wooster Street.

The battle for the Buckeye State clashed in Northwest Ohio as both President Barack Obama and Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney campaigned in the area on Wednesday.

Pres. Obama spoke at a

campaign rally at Bowling Green State University's Stroh Center

. All tickets for the event were picked up well in advance of doors opening. The president's message focused on improving the economic situation of the middle class.

In Toledo, Romney addressed supporters at the

SeaGate Convention Centre

at 5 p.m. Romney supporters had final chances to attend the event as tickets remained Wednesday morning.

The former governor of Massachusetts started his day in Westerville outside Columbus, where he was joined by golfing legend Jack Nicklaus.

Romney ended his campaign day in Toledo after travelling from the Columbus-area to Cleveland.


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