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IL Gov. issues flags at half-staff honoring officer

(Source: Raycom Media) (Source: Raycom Media)
SPRINGFIELD, IL (KFVS) -

Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner has signed a proclamation that all United State flags are to fly at half-staff beginning Thursday Nov. 9.

This proclamation is in honor of Rockford  Police Officer Jaimie Cox.

Officer Cox died in a traffic stop responding to a call.

Flags are to remain at half-staff until Sat. Nov. 11.

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