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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Oregon Tragedy

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 tragedy in Roseburg, Oregon.

According to the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs, “[t]he lowering of the flag in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Roseburg, Oregon, will this year coincide with Sunday’s Fallen Firefighter Memorial Service…”

Flags will be flown at half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on October 6, 2015.  The President’s proclamation can be found here.

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