ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) _ President Barack Obama will spend the latter part of next week riding a bus through upstate New York and Pennsylvania to talk about the economy and building the middle class.

A Washington official with knowledge of the plans says the stops however will not include Rochester.

The Presidnet will stop in  Buffalo, Syracuse, Binghamton and Scranton, Pennsylvania.

The White House says Obama will make the stops next Thursday and Friday.