Gov. Chris Christie has ordered flags at all New Jersey state buildings to be flown at half-staff to mourn of the victims of the deadly Oklahoma tornado and the devastation it caused.

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The flags will be lowered Wednesday.

Christie issued the directive in an executive order announced Tuesday afternoon.

Noting that New Jersey residents "have experienced firsthand the impact of natural disasters," a reference to Superstorm Sandy, Christie said he took the action to "show unity" with the people of Oklahoma and "mourn their losses."

 

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