Why flags are at half staff today: Tuesday, October 16

by susan on October 16, 2012

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Flags in Southborough and across the nation are flying at half staff today in honor of former US Senator Arlen Specter, 82, who died on Sunday after a battle with non-Hodgkin lymphoma.

Flags were ordered lowered by President Barack Obama. Specter’s funeral will be held today in Pennsylvania.

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