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Governor Walker kicks off 32nd annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

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WAUKESHA, Wis. (CBS 58) -- The 32nd annual Law Enforcement Torch Run is underway. Governor Scott Walker kicked things off Thursday morning in Waukesha.

Hundreds of law enforcement officers are heading to Stevens Point for the opening of the Wisconsin Special Olympics Summer Games. 

"Thanks to all of our athletes, not just for this leg, but all the way up to Stevens Point. There's a number of other great competitions around the country and around the world, thanks to the parents, friends and supporters of our Special Olympics athletes,” said Governor Walker.

More than 1,800 Special Olympics athletes will compete Thursday through Saturday on the UW-Stevens Point campus.

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