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Governor Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff for Sen. Kennedy

August 26, 2009

AUGUSTA – In remembrance and honor of Sen. Edward Kennedy, Governor John E. Baldacci has directed that the United States flag and the State of Maine flag be flown at half-staff until sunset on Aug. 30, 2009. Governor Baldacci also directs that the flag be flown at half-staff on the day of Sen. Kennedy’s interment.

The order follows a proclamation issued by President Obama today ordering flags lowered to half-staff at all federal buildings for the same time period.

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