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Half-Staff Arizona Flags – Honoring Nicholas Ivie

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, October 2nd in the state of Arizona in honor of US Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie.

According to the office of the governor:
US Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie was killed early this morning while he and two other agents responded to an alerted ground sensor outside Bisbee in a remote area frequented by cross-border drug smugglers. A second agent – who has not yet been identified – was injured in the shooting but has been released from the hospital. Agent Ivie joined the Border Patrol in 2008. Flags will be lowered again on the day of his interment, the details of which are still pending.
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UPDATE
American Flags and Arizona Flags to fly at half-staff on the day of interment, Thursday, October 11th in honor of US Border Patrol Agent Nicholas Ivie.

Half-Staff Maine Flags – Honoring Ruthe Pagurko

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012

Maine State Flags to fly at half-staff Tuesday, October 2nd in the City of Bath, ME in honor of Bath City Councilor Ruthe Pagurko.

According to the office of the governor:
Ruthe Pagurko died unexpectedly in her home in Bath on Friday, September 28, 2012 at the age of 63. She was serving her eighth year as a city councilor and was noted for her numerous volunteer efforts with the Christmas and Heritage Day parades, the Bath Soup Kitchen, Girl Scouts, Maine Maritime Museum, Midcoast Symphony Orchestra and Maine Music Theater, among others.
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