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Good Question: American Flag Etiquette Edition

“You can leave it up the whole time if there’s a spotlight on it,” one viewer we talked with said. “But if there’s no spotlight, you have to take it down and you have to fold it.”

07/02/2014

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Gov. Orders Flags Flown At Half Staff Monday To Honor Fallen Marine

Gov. Mark Dayton ordered all U.S. and Minnesota flags to be flown at half-staff at all state and federal buildings on Monday in honor of Lance Cpl. Caleb L. Erickson.

03/07/2014

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NE Mpls. Family Bonds Over Flying Flags

It’s something a lot of us might a not notice: A simple flag pole in a neighbor’s front yard. But for a northeast Minneapolis family, it’s grown into something bigger.

04/24/2013

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S.D. Janitor Claims American Flag Disrespected, Fired

A Fort Pierre man says he was fired from his job as a school custodian after posting photos on Facebook showing a crumpled up American flag.

02/05/2013

Firefighters, veterans and civilians line up to add a stitch to the 9/11 flag at the Hines VA Hospital. (Credit: CBSChicago.com)

9/11 Flag Repaired Across All 50 States

A flag that was all but destroyed at Ground Zero during the 9/11 attack was on display at the Illinois veteran’s hospital shorten after news of the terror leader’s death was announced.

08/15/2011