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Half-Staff Minnesota State Flags – Honoring I-35W Bridge Collapse Victims

American Flags and Minnesota Flags to fly at half-staff Wednesday, August 1st in honor of the lives lost in the Interstate 35W bridge collapse of five years ago.

According to the office of the governor:
This Wednesday, August 1 at 6:05 p.m. marks the fifth anniversary of the I-35W bridge collapse over the Mississippi River on Wednesday, August 1, 2007, which took the lives of 13 people and injured 145 others. Governor Dayton has set aside this day to honor and remember the victims; to offer continued sympathy and support to affected families and communities; and to thank and recognize the police officers, fire and rescue personnel, and other first responders.

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