Tennessee government buildings fly flag at half-staff

Tennessee government buildings fly flag at half-staff for Sen. Arlen Specter

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NASHVILLE (AP) - The flag of the United States is flying at half-staff over Tennessee government buildings and installations.

Gov. Bill Haslam ordered the flags lowered to honor former U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter, in accordance with a proclamation by President Barack Obama.

The flags in Tennessee were lowered to half-staff at sunset Monday and will be raised again at sunset Tuesday.

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