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Flags Lowered To Half-Staff To Honor Victims of Tragedy In Thousand Oaks, California

Posted at 12:50 PM, Nov 08, 2018
and last updated 2018-11-08 12:50:57-05

FRANKFORT, Ky. (LEX 18) – Governor Matt Bevin has ordered flags to half-staff out of respect for victims of the mass shooting in California.

In accordance with the proclamation by President Donald Trump, and with respect for victims of last night’s tragedy in Thousand Oaks, California, both American and state flags at public office buildings are lowered to half-staff beginning immediately until sunset on Nov. 10.

All individuals, businesses, organizations, and government agencies are encouraged to join in this tribute of lowering the flag to honor the victims and families of this tragedy.