Mon, 16 Jun 2014 13:46:59 GMT — Governor Jay Nixon has ordered flags across the state to be flown at half-staff today in honor of a soldier from eastern Missouri who died in Afghanistan. The funeral for 20-year-old Pfc. Matthew Walker is scheduled for 11 a.m. Monday at Manchester United Methodist Church in Hillsboro. Walker died June 5 in Paktika province, Afghanistan, after his unit was hit by enemy fire.
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