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Joplin Tornado
3:01 pm
Tue June 7, 2011

Flags to fly at half-staff for officer, died after helping in Joplin

An American flag hangs where a home once stood in Joplin, Mo. on May 24. Mo. Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that all flags at government buildings be flown at half-staff on June 8 in honor of a police officer who died after helping with cleanup efforts.
(UPI/Rick Meyer)

Gov. Jay Nixon has ordered that the U.S. and Missouri flags be flown at half-staff at all government buildings to honor a Riverside police officer who died after helping Joplin tornado victims.

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