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Flags to fly at half-staff honoring El Paso, Dayton victims

Alabama official refused to lower flags after Orlando shooting
Posted at 1:47 PM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 14:52:45-04

OMAHA, Neb. (KMTV) — Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts, in accordance with a proclamation from President Trump, announced Sunday that all Nebraska and U.S. flags are to be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of recent mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH.

Saturday, 20 people died in a mass shooting at a shopping center in El Paso.

Not even 24 hours later, 9 died in a mass shooting in an arts and entertainment district in downtown Dayton.

Flags are to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Aug. 8.