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(S.D.)-Lawmaker To Be Honored With Flags At Half-Staff On Tuesday

By: Roxie Graham-Marski Posted at: 08/06/2012 09:30 AM

Photo: George Shanard (Courtesy of The Mitchell Daily Republic)

     PIERRE, S.D. (AP) - Gov. Dennis Daugaard is asking that all flags in South Dakota be flown at half-staff on Tuesday to honor former state Sen. George Shanard (SHAN'-urd).
 
     Shanard died Friday at age 86. His funeral is Tuesday at First Presbyterian Church in Mitchell.
 
     The Mitchell businessman served in the South Dakota Senate from 1975-1992. He was the Republican majority leader from 1989-1992.


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