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Governor urges making bars and restaurants smoke-free during stop in Hudson

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Gov. Jim Doyle asked people to urge their state legislators to approve a statewide smoking ban in all public places during a stop at Pier 500 restaurant in Hudson Wednesday morning.


"Whether you like the ban or don't like the ban, it is going to happen," he said. "The entire United States will be smoke-free at some time."

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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