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Governor orders flags to half-staff for 9/11

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DES MOINES (KWWL) -

Governor Terry Branstad has ordered all U.S. and state flags flying on state owned buildings, grounds and facilities to fly at half-staff on Friday to honor those killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Branstad's office says the flags will be at half-staff from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Friday.

Governor Branstad encourages all individuals, businesses, schools, municipalities, counties and other government subdivisions to fly their flags at half-staff as a sign of respect.

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