Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has ordered U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff on Saturday in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.
Granholm also is encouraging people in Michigan to observe a moment of silence Saturday at 8:46 a.m., the time the first jetliner crashed into the north tower at the World Trade Center in New York.READ MORE: Michigan Matters: Pistons’ Rob Murphy on Helping His Hometown
Granholm says reflections on the ninth anniversary of the attacks will help “honor the memories of the victims and heroes of that day and keep their loved ones in our thoughts and prayers.”READ MORE: Ribs RnB Music Festival Kicks Off This Weekend In Downtown Detroit
Granholm also is encouraging people to observe the National Day of Service and Remembrance. She plans to volunteer at a Habitat for Humanity event in East Lansing in recognition of the Day of Service.MORE NEWS: Judge Says Michigan Gov. Whitmer Won't Have To Testify In Abortion Lawsuit
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