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Governor Kitzhaber orders flags to be lowered to half-staff in memory of Nelson Mandela

President Obama directed flags be lowered to half-staff immediately until Monday, December 9, 2013
(Portland, OR) — Governor Kitzhaber today ordered all flags at public institutions to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Monday, December 9, 2013 in memory of Nelson Mandela.
“Nelson Mandela led an incredible and inspiring life. Oregonians join the rest of the world in mourning the loss of this true giant,” said Governor Kitzhaber.
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