State lawmakers honor Merle Haggard

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by KVUE News

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Posted on March 18, 2013 at 11:01 AM

AUSTIN -- Texas lawmakers will honor country music legend Merle Haggard at the State Capitol.

On Monday State Rep. Doug Miller will present Haggard with a House Resolution at the south steps of the Capitol. Haggard, already a Country Hall of Fame member, was recently a Kennedy Center honoree.

Legislators are recognizing the singer for his many contributions to the state's rich musical heritage.

Haggard played at the Austin Rodeo Sunday night.

 

 

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