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December 6, 2013 5:45 PM

Flags lowered for Nelson Mandela

Gov. Pat McCrory ordered flags at all state facilities lowered to honor Nelson Mandela, former president of South Africa. The anti-apartheid activist and former political prisoner died Thursday at age 95. Flags will be lowered until sunset Monday.

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