New Jersey Governor honors Whitney Houston

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Posted: Feb 14, 2012 4:36 PM
Updated: Feb 14, 2012 4:36 PM
Source: Assocated Press

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TRENTON - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie orders flags flown at half-staff at state government buildings Saturday in memory of Whitney Houston.

Christie said Houston was a cultural icon who belongs in the same category in New Jersey music history as Frank Sinatra, Count Basie and Bruce Springsteen.

He said Houston's accomplishments were a great source of pride for the people of New Jersey.

Houston's funeral will be held Saturday in Newark where she was born.

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