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Slide show: Late Gov. Reubin Askew's body arrives at the historic Old Capitol

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March

Late Gov. Reubin Askew's body will lie in state at the historic Old Capitol until 6 p.m. today. His hearse arrived around 9:30 a.m. A solemn ceremony kicked off the memorial services, which stretch over three days.

Among those who were present: Gov. Rick Scott, First Lady Ann Scott, the Cabinet, House Speaker Will Weatherford, Senate President Don Gaetz, members of the Florida Supreme Court, and former Florida governors.

Askew died Thursday at age 85. 

Click here for more coverage of the Askew memorial events.

Here is a link to video of the military honor guard carrying the casket into the building if you can't see it below.

[Last modified: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 12:32pm]

    

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