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Press conference officially announces Cleveland as winner for RNC

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Cleveland has been chosen to host the RNC in 2016. (Source: WOIO) Cleveland has been chosen to host the RNC in 2016. (Source: WOIO)
RNC news conference at Global Center for Health Innovation. (Source: WOIO) RNC news conference at Global Center for Health Innovation. (Source: WOIO)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -

Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson, Cuyahoga County Executive Ed FitzGerald and members of the Cleveland 2016 RNC Host Committee held a news conference Tuesday to officially announce Cleveland as the winner of the 2016 Republican National Convention.

The announcement was made in the lobby of the Global Center for Health Innovation.

The RNC announced just before noon that it is recommending Cleveland as the host city.

Others who attended the news conference were David Gilbert, President & CEO, Positively Cleveland, Joe Roman, CEO of Greater Cleveland Partnership, Jon Pinney, Special Council to the Cleveland 2016 RNC Host Committee and Rob Frost, Chairman of the Republican Party of Cuyahoga County.

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