NJ teachers give Atlantic City a boost

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - November 5, 2009

Atlantic City officials are hoping the estimated 50,000 educators who will spend time at the two-day event will help stimulate the sagging economy.

Atlantic City Convention and Visitors Authority vice president Gary Musich says overall New Jersey Education Association convention attendance is up 4 percent this year.

Musich says about 15 to 20 percent stay overnight.

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Information from: The Press of Atlantic City, http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com

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