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Memorial Day Closings

Posted: May 26, 2014 at 4:46 a.m.

The following state, federal and local government offices' schedules may be affected by the Memorial Day holiday today. Note: Federal law addressing the display of the U.S. Flag on Memorial Day requires that the flag should fly at half-staff until noon, when it should be raised to its peak. (4 US Code 1, section 7(m)).

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