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Kristin Murphy, Deseret News
Terry Schow, executive director of the Utah Department of Veterans Affairs, discusses veterans affairs after the House of Representatives gave unanimous support to rededicate the Veterans Memorial Highway, otherwise known as I-15, at the state Capitol in Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday, Feb. 10, 2012.

SALT LAKE CITY — A resolution rededicating I-15 in Utah as Veterans Memorial Highway and urging greater appreciation of the contributions made by the nation's veterans was approved Friday by the House.

The sponsor of HCR7, Rep. Chris Herrod, R-Provo, said he wants the state's veterans "to know I have great appreciation for the service they have given." He said his own father served in Vietnam.

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