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Romney rally finished

Published On: Oct 05 2012 11:31:22 AM EDT   Updated On: Oct 05 2012 12:24:23 PM EDT

The rally for Mitt Romney in Abingdon, Virginia wrapped up around 12:20.

We've got live crews at the scene and will be updating this story and the attached slideshow with photos from the event.

12:20 p.m.: Romney speech ends. Stay tuned to and News 5 WCYB for more updates about the event.

12:10 p.m.: Quotes from Mitt Romney:

"Debate was a good experience for me and president."

"I want to take full advantage of all our energy resources."

"The president said, if you build a coal power plant, you'll go bankrupt."

"I believe in eight years, America will be energy independent."

"I want to make sure your jobs stay here and grow here and are bright here."

11:59 a.m.: Mitt Romney takes the stage.

11:35 a.m.: Opening speakers for the event were local delegate Israel O'Quinn, state senator Bill Carrico, state senator Will Morefield, delegate
Terry Kilgore, delegate Anne B. Crockett Stark and Congressman Morgan Griffith. Mitt Romney is expected to arrive any moment.