Balloon release planned for 9/11

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Balloons are being released in Springfield in memory of fallen officers killed in the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks.

Springfield police will release 72 balloons in honor of the 72 officers killed.

The Citizens Police Academy is hosting the event with police Tuesday night at 6 p.m.

The balloons will be released outside Pizza Ranch in Springfield.

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