Flags at half-staff Monday around the Washington Monument. President Barack Obama ordered flags lowered to half-staff to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings.
Flags at half-staff Monday around the Washington Monument. President Barack Obama ordered flags lowered to half-staff to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings. J. David Ake AP
Flags at half-staff Monday around the Washington Monument. President Barack Obama ordered flags lowered to half-staff to honor the victims of the Orlando nightclub shootings. J. David Ake AP

Think the flag is at half-staff a lot? Try 64 days in 2015

June 14, 2016 08:52 PM

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Bud Kennedy is a homegrown Fort Worth guy who started out covering high school football here when he was 16. He went away to the Fort Worth Press and newspapers in Austin and Dallas, then came home in 1981.

Since 1987, he's written more than 1,000 weekly dining columns and more than 3,000 news and politics columns. If you don't like what he says about politics, read him on barbecue.

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