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Pearl Harbor Day to be remembered with flags at half-staff

Gov. Mark Dayton ordered flags to fly at half-staff Saturday in memory of the Pearl Harbor attack that brought the U.S. into World War II.

Flags on state and federal buildings in Minnesota will fly at half-staff Saturday on Pearl Harbor Day, in memory of the Japanese attack on Dec. 7, 1941, that brought the U.S. into World War II.

As is the custom, Gov. Mark Dayton declared Saturday Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day and ordered the flags lowered.

The state’s official Pearl Harbor Day ceremony is Saturday at 10 a.m. in the Veterans Services Building at the state Capitol.