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Japan Conference

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Des Moines, IA (AP) — Governors from throughout the Midwest will join next month with officials from Japan at a three-day conference in Des Moines.

Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad announced Wednesday that the 2014 Midwest-U.S.-Japan Association Conference would feature governors from Indiana, Michigan, Missouri, Nebraska and Wisconsin. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds also will attend.
A number of officials from Japan, including the nation’s ambassador to the United States, will speak at the conference.
The events will be held Sept. 7 through 9 at a downtown Des Moines hotel.

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