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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff to Honor Victims of Terrorist Attack in Nice, France

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 immediately in honor of the victims of the terrorist attack in Nice, France.


Last night, Governor Ricketts issued the following statement about the shooting:


“Susanne and I send our prayers to the people of France as they confront this pattern of radical terrorism.”


Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on July 19, 2016.  The President’s proclamation can be found here.