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Flags to fly at half-staff to honor fallen Marine

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - Governor Bill Haslam has ordered flags over the state Capitol and all state office buildings flown at half-staff Monday in honor of a fallen East Tennessee Marine.

Lance Corporal Franklin Watson was killed Sept. 24 when his patrol came under fire in Afghanistan.

His funeral was Sunday in Madisonville.

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