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Thousands of people fill Dallas arena for President Trump's 'Keep America Great' rally

The president is expected to begin his rally at 7 p.m. at the American Airlines Center.

DALLAS — Thousands of people from across the country have gathered at the American Airlines Center in Dallas to welcome President Trump for his 'Keep America Great' campaign rally.

The rally is expected to start at 7 p.m.  President Trump arrived on Air Force One in Fort Worth and were welcomed by Gov. Abbott.  The president toured a Louis Vuitton factory at Rochambeau Ranch in Keene Thursday afternoon.

KAGS' Tristan Lewis and Adrienne DeMoss are in Dallas and will bring us the latest on the rally tonight at 6 p.m. and 10 p.m. The pair has been updating us on what has been happening around the area as people gather to welcome the president, but also stage protests.

Our sister station in Dallas, WFAA, is also keeping us updated on the latest for the rally.  They have a LIVE blog, tracking President Trump as he makes his way to the American Airlines Center.

WFAA also reported Democratic candidate Beto O'Rourke is at the Theatre in Grand Prairie, holding a rally for his campaign.  His 'Rally Against Fear' is expected to begin at 6 p.m. and will feature community leaders, advocates and local candidates running in the U.S. Senate, House, state legislature and county-wide seats.

The doors to the American Airlines Center opened at 3 p.m. and people rushed to get to a good seat.  The arena can hold about 20,000 people, according to WFAA.

We will bring you the latest on KAGS News at 6 and 10.  Keep up to date minute by minute by checking out our Facebook page and Twitter.

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