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Designer Has Plan To Simplify All 50 State Flags

Does Michigan’s flag need a makeover?

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/23/2013

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State Senate Approves Pledge Of Allegiance Bill

All Michigan students will have a flag in the classroom and the opportunity to recite the pledge each day under new legislation.

09/20/2012

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Schools Mull Pledge Of Allegiance, US Flag Bills

Bay City Public Schools Superintendent Doug Newcombe says most schools in his 8,400-student district already set aside time to recite the Pledge of Allegiance – and some of those buildings’ classrooms have U.S. flags on the wall.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/16/2012

Snyder Orders Flags Lowered For Combat Engineer

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered the lowering of U.S. flags in Michigan on Tuesday in honor of Army Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly, who died after being wounded in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph M. Lilly (Courtesy: U.S. Department of Defense)

Aunt Says Fallen Mich Soldier Loved US Army

A combat engineer from Flint who died two days after being wounded in an insurgent attack in Afghanistan believed so strongly in the Army’s mission that he volunteered to serve his latest tour there, his aunt said.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/24/2012

Flags Lowered For Airman Killed In Afghan Attack

Gov. Rick Snyder has ordered the lowering of U.S. flags in Michigan on Friday in honor of Air Force Tech. Sgt. Matthew S. Schwartz.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/11/2012

Gov. Snyder Orders Flags Lowered For Slain Marine

The 28-year-old from Wayne was on foot patrol in Helmand province Nov. 30 when he was hit by the blast of an improvised explosive device.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/08/2011

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Flags To Be Lowered Friday For Michigan Marine

Staff Sgt. Nicholas Sprovtsoff was killed last month during combat operations in Helmand province.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/12/2011

Flags At Half-Staff To Honor Fallen Soldier

Gov. Jennifer Granholm has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff statewide on the day of the funeral for a soldier from Michigan who died after being wounded in an attack in Afghanistan.

10/20/2010

Gov. Granholm Orders Flags Lowered For Marine

Gov. Jennifer Granholm has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff statewide for a Marine from southwestern Michigan who died while supporting combat operations in Afghanistan.

10/08/2010

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