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MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee is getting ready to host the nation’s governors this week.

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker and local tourist officials expect a ton of national media coverage from the annual meeting of the National Governors Association. It runs from Friday through Sunday at the Wisconsin Center convention hall in downtown Milwaukee.


Walker says he hopes the buzz will encourage other groups to hold their conventions in the city.

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Steve Dzubay
Steve Dzubay has been publisher at the River Falls Journal and Hudson Star Observer since 1995. He holds a bachelors degree in journalism from the University of Minnesota. He previously worked as a reporter-photographer at small daily newspapers in Minnesota and is past editor of the Pierce County Herald and River Falls Journal.
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