Flags to half staff for school shooting, tornado victims

President Joe Biden has issued a proclamation in respect to the victims of the Covenant School shootings in Nashville, Tennessee on Monday, March 27. American flags to fly at half staff through Friday, March 31. 

The proclamation is posted on the White House website.  

Wednesday, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves announced a similar measure to lower state flags to half staff for the tornado victims and shooting victims, as well.

Bob Bakken

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