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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Dallas Shooting

Contact: Taylor Gage, 402-471-1970       


LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Barack Obama, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the shooting in Dallas, Texas.


Earlier this morning, Governor Ricketts issued the following statement about the shooting:


“Our hearts go out to the people of ‪‎Dallas and the law enforcement community impacted by last night’s senseless shooting.  Susanne, I, and Nebraskans are praying for the families of the victims and everyone in the community grieving the loss of these brave officers.  We mourn with them and stand with them as they seek healing and unity.”


Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on July 12, 2016.  The President’s proclamation can be found here.