President Barack Obama traveling to Ann Arbor on Wednesday, April 2

ANN ARBOR (WXYZ) - White House Administration Officials tell 7 Action News that President Barack Obama is traveling to Ann Arbor next Wednesday, April 2.

President Obama is coming for an event on his proposal to raise the minimum wage.

He will speak at the University of Michigan at 2:30 p.m. in the Intramural Sports Building.

Students at Michigan can get limited tickets to President Obama's speech starting at 9 a.m. Tuesday at the Michigan Union Ticket Office. Students need to show their U-M student identification, MCard, to receive one ticket to the event. The Union will be closed from 2 a.m. to 7 a.m. Tuesday.

There are a lot of items prohibited from the event. Those include: All bags, including purses, All bottles, including any water bottles, containers of any kind, umbrellas, aerosol and spray cans, flags and flagpoles, alcoholic beverages, food of any kind, apparel or signage displaying profane or abusive language, video cameras and tripods, projectile toys and weapons.

 

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