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Obama orders flags at half-staff in Tom Foley's honor

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama has ordered that U.S. flags be flown at half-staff at all public buildings and grounds in honor of the late House Speaker Tom Foley. Obama issued a proclamation Monday requiring that the flag be lowered on Tuesday, the day of a memorial service for the former speaker in the Capitol building. Obama will attend and deliver remarks at the service. Foley was...

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