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Statewide city officials conference focuses on financial crisis

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Mayors, city council members and city administrators are getting together in St. Cloud this week to focus on their financial problems.

ST. CLOUD, Minn. - Mayors, city council members and city administrators are getting together in St. Cloud this week to focus on their financial problems.

The League of Minnesota Cities holds its annual conference at the St. Cloud Civic Center starting Wednesday.

The conference will focus on financial strategies for weathering the economic downturn and declining state aid.

The keynote speech will be delivered by economist Anirban Basu (ah-na-BAHN' BAH'-soo), a consultant who wrote an economic development strategy for the city of Baltimore.

The event runs through Friday and is expected to draw more than 300 municipal officials.

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