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Utah lowers flags in honor of Memorial Day

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Posted at 9:53 AM, May 25, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-25 11:53:06-04

SALT LAKE CITY – Gov. Gary Herbert has  authorized the lowering of the Flag of the United States of America and the Flag of the State of Utah on Mon., May 25, 2015, in honor of Memorial Day.

“I hope everyone has the opportunity this Memorial Day to recognize the day for its original intent: remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces,” Gov. Herbert said. “No matter your plans this holiday weekend, please take time to show your gratitude for all those who have fought for freedom.”

The flags will be flown at half-staff on all state facilities from sunrise to noon on Mon., May 25, 2015.