Gray Television stations to air national anthem

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WASHINGTON (Gray DC) -- It was a tradition for years -- the playing of the national anthem at the end of television stations' broadcast day.

Now, Gray Television stations in 93 markets across the country will once again play The Star-Spangled Banner each day.

Watch the premiere edition in the video box above.

The girl singing in the video is Reina Özbay, nine, of South Florida. Her family said she has been inspiring crowds with her performances since she was four. She is a classically trained soprano, and studies opera and musical theater. She made her professional stage debut at the age of seven at South Florida's Stage Door Theatre. When not performing, Reina enjoys tennis, swimming, bike riding and drawing.

Also, her mother told us a story that “her birthday is July 3 and the evening she was born there was a massive fireworks display outside of the hospital window at the Milwaukee lakefront because they always did the big one on the 3rd - so it’s fun that she’s singing this song :)”

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