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Flags lowered for Rep. Robert B. Jones

Nov. 4, 2010

LANSING, Mich.--Flags at the State Capitol Complex in Lansing and throughout the 60th State House District, including the Kalamazoo campuses of Western Michigan University are lowered in honor of Rep. Robert B. Jones, who died Oct. 17 at age 66.

A two-term state representative, Jones also served eight years as mayor of Kalamazoo. A communitywide memorial service was held Oct. 28 at Miller Auditorium. WMU President John M. Dunn was among those who spoke at the service.

Flags will remain lowered until interment.

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Media contact: Tonya Durlach, (269) 387-8400, tonya.durlach@wmich.edu

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