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Dayton asks Minnesota schools to pause ahead of 9/11

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Sep 8, 2011 at 11:25 am

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) - Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton is encouraging schools statewide to observe a moment of silence Friday ahead of the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. 

The anniversary falls on Sunday. Dayton says schools should choose a time Friday for their momentary pause. He is also ordering flags to be lowered to half-staff at all state buildings from sunrise to sunset on Sunday.

 

Dayton was a U.S. senator at the time of the terrorist attacks.

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