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MI Published: 2/17/2018
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen Detroit Police Officer Darren Weathers

HI Published: 2/15/2018
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Flags to fly at half-staff in honor of Florida shooting victims

RI Published: 2/15/2018
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Raimondo Directs U.S. and Rhode Island Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Parkland School Shooting

UT Published: 2/15/2018
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Governor orders flags lowered in honor of victims of Marjory Stoneman Douglas shooting

SD Published: 2/15/2018
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President Orders Flags At Half-Staff For Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School Victims

MO Published: 2/15/2018
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By order of the President of the United States, effective immediately, the United States flag at all State and government offices will be flown at half-staff, until sunset, February 19, 2018 honoring the victims of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida.For locations that display illuminated flags that remain up at all times, these flags need to be lowered to half-staff immediately until sunset on February 19, 2018 then returned to full staff. For flag locations at which the flags are not illuminated or for other reasons are raised and lowered each day, the flag, when flown at half-staff, should be first hoisted to the peak for an instant and then lowered to the half-staff position, and returned to full at sunset on February 19, 2019.Presidential Proclamation Honoring the Victims of theTragedy in Parkland, FloridaHONORING THE VICTIMS OF THE TRAGEDY IN PARKLAND, FLORIDA- - - - - - -BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICAA PROCLAMATIONOur Nation grieves with those who have lost loved ones in the shooting at the Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. As a mark of solemn respect for the victims of the terrible act of violence perpetrated on February 14, 2018, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, February 19, 2018. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this fifteenth day of February, in the year of our Lord two thousand eighteen, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and forty-second.DONALD J. TRUMP

MI Published: 2/9/2018
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of former U.S. Rep. Joe Knollenberg

MI Published: 2/1/2018
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of fallen Detroit Police Officer Glenn Doss, Jr.

MI Published: 1/31/2018
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of former state Rep. Ed LaForge

MI Published: 1/25/2018
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags in honor of former state Rep. Ed LaForge