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University of Illinois Springfield (UIS) raised the American flag in a ceremony Thursday to commemorate Veteran's Day.

The annual Flag Raising Ceremony honored the holiday's historical connection to World War I.

Following the flag raising, Alicia Tate-Nadeau, the director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, gave a keynote address.

This story aired on WICS Newschannel 20 on Nov. 11, 2021.

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