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Flags at half-staff by the fountain in Centennial Riverwalk Park (June 15, 2016). Photo: My Ferndale News

Flags to fly at half staff to honor memory of Virginia Beach victims

As a mark of respect for the memory of the victims of the tragedy Virginia Beach Municipal Center in Virginia Beach, Virginia., President Donald Trump and Washington State Governor Jay Inslee have ordered flags be flown at half staff until close of business or sunset on Tuesday, June 4th.

A shooting at the Virginia Beach Municipal Center Friday afternoon left 12 victims and the shooter dead and at least 4 injured.

One Comment

  1. Ryan Walter Ryan Walter June 6, 2019

    Why don’t we leave the flag at half staff permanently to recognize the daily carnage on our roads. What about the death and injury due to irresponsible drivers? What about the death and injury due to distracted driving and texting?

    Why don’t we acknowledge the daily, awful, preventable carnage on our roads? Can somebody please explain?

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