Jeb Bush To Speak At Kan. Chamber Dinner

** FILE ** In this Sept. 12, 2006 file photo, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is shown in Orlando, Fla. Former Gov. Jeb Bush announced Tuesday Jan. 6, 2009 that he won't run for the U.S. Senate in 2010 to replace the retiring Mel Martinez, saying that it was not the right time to return to elected office. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File)
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TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) _ Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is scheduled to
be the speaker at next year's annual dinner of the Kansas Chamber
of Commerce.

The event is set for Feb. 21 in Topeka. The chamber is the
largest business group in Kansas, and the dinner is its biggest

Bush, a Republican, served as governor of Florida from 1999 to
2007. He is president and chairman of the Tallahassee-based
Foundation for Excellence in Education, which advocates rigorous
academic standards and expanding so-called school choice programs in public education.

He also is the brother of former President George W. Bush and
the son of former President George H.W. Bush.

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