ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Gov. Mark Dayton has ordered that U.S. and Minnesota state flags be flown at half-staff in honor and remembrance of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia.
The Democratic governor’s order applies to all state government and federal buildings across Minnesota.READ MORE: Minnesota Legislature Adjourns With Work Unfinished, But Unclear If Special Session Will Happen
Dayton says flags should remain at half-staff until sunset on the day of Scalia’s internment.READ MORE: Man In His 30s Killed In North Minneapolis Shooting
President Barack Obama issued a similar order that applies to flags flown at the White House, Supreme Court and other public buildings and grounds in the nation’s capital and elsewhere across the country.MORE NEWS: Man, 19, Dies In Hospital Weeks After Being Assaulted, Robbed In Downtown Minneapolis
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