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CINCINNATI (AP) - The National Square Dance Convention has chosen its partner and will do its do-si-do'ing in Cincinnati in 2017.

The Cincinnati USA Convention & Visitors Bureau says the convention will mark its return to Cincinnati 25 years after the 1992 meeting.

Some 4,000 square dancers are expected to participate, coming from around the country and with several international delegations.

The bureau projects that attendees will account for 5,500 hotel rooms during the four-day convention, with a regional economic impact of some $1.6 million.

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