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8:00 am
Tue April 16, 2013

Former Indiana Senator Lugar to be Knighted

Former U.S. Sen. Richard Lugar is being knighted on orders from the Queen of England, joining a select list of Americans to receive the distinction.

The Indiana Republican, who left the Senate earlier this year, will receive the rank of honorary Knight Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire during a ceremony at the British Embassy in Washington today.     The British Ambassador, Sir Peter Westmacott  is set to preside.

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