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Raimondo Directs Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of the Victims of the Capital Gazette Shooting

PROVIDENCE, R.I. - In accordance with a presidential proclamation [], Governor Gina M. Raimondo is directing U.S. and Rhode Island flags at all state agencies and buildings to be flown at half-staff until sunset on July 3, 2018.

"We do not have to--and should not--accept frequent mass shootings as our new normal," said Governor Gina M. Raimondo. "I'm praying for the victims and their families and once again calling on Congress to take action against gun violence."

Raimondo also asks Rhode Islanders to lower their flags to half-staff as a mark of respect.


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