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Governor Abbott orders flags to half-staff

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TALLADEGA, AL – MAY 05: A giant American Flag waves above the track during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Aaron’s 499 at Talladega Superspeedway on May 5, 2013 in Talladega, Alabama. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Following the deaths of at least eight students at Santa Fe High School in Texas, Governor Greg Abbott has ordered flags to be flown at half-staff in memory of those who lost their lives in Friday’s school shooting.

Flags will remain at half-staff through sunset on Tuesday, May 22, 2018. Flags will returns to full-staff the next day.

All businesses and agencies are encouraged to fly their flags at half-staff for the same length of time.

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