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

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Eric Maher, 402-471-1974



LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Donald J. Trump, announced that all U.S. and Nebraska flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the tragedy in Santa Fe, Texas.


“Our hearts go out to the families, educators, students, and community of Santa Fe, Texas,” said Governor Ricketts.  “Nebraska stands with you.”


Flags will be flown at half-staff until sunset on Tuesday, May 22, 2018.