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KIRKWOOD, MO (KTVI) - Republican Presidential Candidate Mitt Romney didn't speak long in Kirkwood, but hopes his message was well-received. Romney spoke Tuesday at Kirkwood City Park just before 12 noon. Romney's appearance came after he campaigned yesterday in Alabama with well-known comedian Jeff Foxworthy. Voters in Alabama and Mississippi are casting their ballots. Polls show Romney in tight races with there with rivals Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich in both states.
There are also caucuses Tuesday in Hawaii and American Samoa. A total of 110 delegates are at stake. Romney's appearance comes on the first day of Missouri's Presidential caucuses. Voters in Barry County in Southwest Missouri will start caucusing Tuesday night. Most of Missouri's counties will caucus this Saturday. Residents in St. Louis City and Jackson county will have to wait until March 24th.
After his appearance in Kirkwood, Romney will travel to the other side of the state where he will visit a caucus site in Liberty.