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An American flag flies at half-staff in front of The Whitney E. Houston Academy of Creative and Performing Arts in East Orange, N.J., Sunday, Feb. 12, 2012. As a young girl, Houston attended what was known then as the Franklin School. Houston, who ruled as pop music's queen until her majestic voice and regal image were ravaged by drug use, erratic behavior and a tumultuous marriage to singer Bobby Brown, died Saturday. She was 48. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

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Funeral for Whitney Houston set for Saturday in NJ

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) -- Whitney Houston's funeral service will be held Saturday in the church where she first showcased her singing talents as a child.. The owner of the Whigham Funeral Home in Newark said Tuesday that Houston's funeral will be held at noon at the New Hope Baptist Church


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