SPRING ARBOR TWP. (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson is set to campaign at a Christian college in Michigan.

The retired neurosurgeon and Detroit native plans a Wednesday afternoon rally at Spring Arbor University near Jackson. It’s his third stop in the state as a candidate. He announced his candidacy in Detroit in May and spoke at a Detroit high school graduation in June.

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Carson has been among the leading GOP contenders in some recent polls.

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He has blamed political correctness for the fallout over his recent statement against electing a Muslim president.

Carson wasn’t among five Republican candidates who attended the Mackinac Republican Leadership Conference on Mackinac Island over the weekend.

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