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Remember 9/11: Gov. Mike DeWine orders flags lowered in Ohio

Never forget.
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The American flag flying at half-staff.

COLUMBUS, Ohio — September 11, 2001. It's a date none of us will soon forget.

Friday marks 19 years since that unforgettable morning when deadly terrorist attacks hit the United States in New York City, Washington D.C. and Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

In honor of the thousands who lost their lives that day, Gov. Mike DeWine has ordered all U.S. and Ohio flags be flown at half-staff at all public buildings and grounds throughout the state.

The order is in effect from sunrise to sunset on Friday.

Gov. DeWine is also asking all Ohio citizens to observe a moment of silence at 8:46 a.m., which is the exact time a hijacked plane struck the North Tower of the World Trade Center.

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