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No Roswell, It's Not A UFO…But It Is Sarah Palin

From CBS News' Scott Conroy:

(NEWARK, N.J.) - On the heels of last night's appearance on "Saturday Night Live," Sarah Palin returns to the serious business of trying to help the Republican ticket close the Democrats' lead with only 16 days to go before Election Day.

After spending last week in critical eastern swing states like Ohio, Pennsylvania, New Hampshire and North Carolina, Palin heads out west to New Mexico, where she'll hold a late afternoon rally in Roswell. The city is best known for a rumored UFO crash in 1947, but Palin won't have much time to hang out with flying saucer enthusiasts, as she heads directly to Colorado Springs after the Roswell airport hanger rally ends.

The Alaska governor will continue to highlight her western roots as she tries to connect with voters on issues like gun rights and smaller government as she stumps across Colorado and Nevada on Monday and Tuesday.

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