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Flags lowered to half-staff across the country

This is to honor victims of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio
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Posted at 9:12 PM, Aug 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-04 21:12:10-04

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) — President Donald Trump is ordering all American and state flags to be lowered to half-staff immediately at public office buildings.

This is to honor the victims and their families of the tragedies in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

Governor Matt Bevin's office released a statement, saying all individuals, businesses and organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.

The flags will be lowered to half-staff until sunset on Thursday.