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White House to lower flag for Nancy Reagan

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WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama has ordered flags flown at half-staff in memory of Nancy Reagan.

The White House released a proclamation Monday directing federal buildings, embassies, military posts and naval vessels to lower flags to half-staff "as a mark of respect" for the former first lady until after her interment.

Reagan died Sunday at her home in Los Angeles. She was 94.

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