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Daugaard, Obama call for flags at half-mast to honor Mandela

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Mitchell South Dakota 120 South Lawler 57301

PIERRE – The White House has issued a proclamation to honor the life of Nelson Mandela.

President Obama calls for the flag of the United States to be displayed at half-staff, and he has invited governors of the United States to join in the observance.

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At the President’s request, Gov. Dennis Daugaard asks that all flags in the state be flown at half-staff, starting today, until Monday at sunset in remembrance of Nelson Mandela.

-Source: S.D. Governor's Office

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