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Sen. Landrieu, Wendy Vitter to co-chair conference

THIBODAUX, La. (AP) -- Louisiana's Democratic U.S. senator, Mary Landrieu, will be an honorary co-chair of an upcoming small business conference in Baton Rouge, along with Wendy Vitter, wife of Republican Sen. David Vitter.

The two-day event, set for May 3-4, in Baton Rouge will be the Louisiana Women's Leaders Conference on Small Business Entrepreneurship. It's sponsored by the Louisiana Center for Women and Government, headquartered at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux.

The conference will be held at the Renaissance Hotel in Baton Rouge. Keynote speakers will include former "Good Morning America" host Joan Lunden.

Other speakers include Moira Forbes, publisher of Forbes Woman; and Professor Sam Bacharach of Cornell University.