Gov. Kay Ivey orders flags at half-staff because of Texas massacre

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(AL.com) — Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey has ordered that flags be flown at half-staff in honor of the victims of the mass shooting at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas.

Flags should remain lowered until sunset on Thursday, Ivey's order says.

Ivey issued the order at the request of President Trump, her order says.

Twenty-six people died and about 20 were wounded during the shooting Sunday morning.

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