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Latest news items:
MO Published: 10/23/2014
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By order of the Governor, all flags at all State government offices will be flown at half-staff, in Oregon County only, on Friday, October 24, 2014, from sunrise until sunset in honor of Fire Chief Eddie J. Johnson Jr. who died in the line of duty.

IA Published: 10/17/2014
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Gov. Terry E. Branstad orders flags at half-staff on Monday to honor World War II Airman returning home after nearly 70 years

MO Published: 10/17/2014
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By order of the Governor, all flags at all State government offices will be flown at half-staff, in Maries County only, on Saturday, October 18, 2014, from sunrise until sunset as a mark of respect for the passing of James Joseph Jim Kleffner.

WI Published: 10/12/2014
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Presidential Proclamation

WI Published: 10/11/2014
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Governor Walker Executive Order 141

MD Published: 10/11/2014
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Pursuant to President Barack Obama's Proclamation, the United States Flag is to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, October 12th, 2014. This is in observance of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service. Accordingly, Governor Martin O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to also be flown at half-staff from October 12th, 2014.This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.

DE Published: 10/10/2014
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Governor Markell Orders Flags Lowered for National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

NE Published: 10/10/2014
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Gov. Heineman Reminds Nebraskans to Lower Flags on Sunday to Honor Fallen Firefighters

UT Published: 10/10/2014
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Governor orders flags lowered for fallen firefighters

IL Published: 10/10/2014
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Lowering of Flags -In honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service