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September 28, 2010 10:53 AM

Alaska's Ted Stevens buried at Arlington National Cemetery

As the roar of four F-22 fighter planes faded and a bugler sounded the final three notes of Taps, a red-tailed hawk hovered over the grave of former Sen. Ted Stevens on Tuesday afternoon at Arlington National Cemetery. It was a fitting airborne tribute for the longtime Alaskan, a former pilot whose life and death were shaped by flying and who was buried Tuesday with full military honors.

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