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Local church holds vigil for soldiers


The morning after President Bush told the nation that the U.S.-led offensive against Iraq had started, a single head was bowed in the Assembly of God church.

Balloons, ribbons and flags marked the door of the church, the site of today's 12-hour prayer vigil for U.S. soldiers. In the foyer, forms for prayer requests sat next to a stack of lists of 23 Hi-Line soldiers serving in the armed forces.

But while the church had not yet filled, and although people in town were starting their jobs like any other day, the war was on the minds of the families of Havre soldiers.

Mayor Bob Rice has planne...

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