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Associated Press, Published May 02 2013

ND Legislature to break for former governor's funeral

BISMARCK — The North Dakota Legislature is pausing Thursday morning so that lawmaker's can attend the funeral of former four-term Gov. William Guy.

Guy died Friday from complications of Alzheimer's disease. He was 93.

A memorial is slated Thursday at a Bismarck church, with a private burial to follow at the North Dakota Veterans Cemetery in Mandan. Guy served in the Navy during World War II.

Guy was North Dakota's longest-serving governor. He served from 1960 through 1972.

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