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Paul Ryan to visit Raleigh next week

Posted August 16, 2012 5:30 p.m. EDT
Updated August 17, 2012 4:47 p.m. EDT

— Vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan will visit Raleigh on Wednesday for a private fundraiser at the home of a local business owner.

John M. Kane and his wife, Willa Kane, will host the 42-year-old Republican congressman at their home off Lassiter Mill Road.

The 5 p.m. event costs $2,500 for a general reception ticket, $15,000 for a photo reception or $25,000 for the VIP reception, according to a flier for the fundraiser.

John Kane is the chairman and chief executive officer of Kane Realty Corp., a real estate and development firm that lists North Hills as its signature property.

Kane serves on boards for several operations, including the North Carolina Symphony, the Research Triangle Regional Partnership and the Duke Raleigh Hospital Advisory Board, according to his business website.