Beshear: Flags fly half-staff in honor of Sen. Bob Dole

Kentucky

FILE – In this May 22, 2020, file photo, a raindrop falls from an American flag at half-staff at the Washington Monument, in Washington. President Donald Trump ordered American flags to be flown at half-staff for a three day period in remembrance of Americans who have lost their lives due to the coronavirus outbreak. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WEHT) — In accordance with a new proclamation from the White House, Gov. Andy Beshear has extended his order that flags at state office buildings be lowered to half-staff.

The flags are to be lowered to half-staff in honor of former U.S. Senator Bob Dole.

Dole passed away Sunday at the age of 98.

Flags will now remain lowered through Saturday, Dec. 11.

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