TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has signed an executive order honoring baseball great Yogi Berra.

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The order calls for state government buildings to fly flags at half-staff on Tuesday in recognition of the life and in mourning of the Montclair resident.

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The Yogi Berra Museum and Learning Center is located in Little Falls.

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Christie says the World War II veteran, baseball player and coach was a national treasure.

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Berra died on Tuesday. The iconic Yankee was 90 years old.

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