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Conn. to hold Sept. 11 memorial service in Westport

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WESTPORT, CT (AP) -

Preparations are being made for the 11th annual Sept. 11 memorial service at Sherwood Island State Park in Westport

Connecticut families who lost loved ones in the terrorist attacks will be part of the service, which is planned for Monday, Sept. 10.

Both Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Lt. Gov. Nancy Wyman have invited the public to attend the event, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. Those attending are asked to arrive by 5 p.m.

The names of each of the 153 victims with state ties will be read aloud and Wyman will be the keynote speaker.

The U.S. Coast Guard Cadet Glee Club is scheduled to perform. Marine Gunnery Sgt. Orville Grizzle will sound Taps.

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