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MI Published: 11/24/2014
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor Sergeant 1st Class Michael Cathcart

MD Published: 11/20/2014
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This is to advise you that Governor Martin O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, November 20, 2014. This is in honor of Firefighter James E. Bethea, a 40-year veteran of the Baltimore City Fire Department, who died on November 12, 2014 as a result of injuries suffered in the line of duty. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.

MD Published: 11/20/2014
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This is to advise you that Governor Martin O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, November 20, 2014. This is in honor of Firefighter James E. Bethea, a 40-year veteran of the Baltimore City Fire Department, who died on November 12, 2014 as a result of injuries suffered in the line of duty. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.

MD Published: 11/20/2014
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This is to advise you that Governor Martin O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, November 20, 2014. This is in honor of Firefighter James E. Bethea, a 40-year veteran of the Baltimore City Fire Department, who died on November 12, 2014 as a result of injuries suffered in the line of duty. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.

MD Published: 11/20/2014
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This is to advise you that Governor Martin O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, November 20, 2014. This is in honor of Firefighter James E. Bethea, a 40-year veteran of the Baltimore City Fire Department, who died on November 12, 2014 as a result of injuries suffered in the line of duty. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.

MD Published: 11/20/2014
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This is to advise you that Governor Martin O'Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff until sunset on Thursday, November 20, 2014. This is in honor of Firefighter James E. Bethea, a 40-year veteran of the Baltimore City Fire Department, who died on November 12, 2014 as a result of injuries suffered in the line of duty. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.

MI Published: 11/19/2014
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor former state Rep. Carroll Newton

GA Published: 11/17/2014
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Deal Flags to fly at half-staff to honor former Gov. Carl Sanders

IL Published: 11/17/2014
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Honoring Illinois' Fallen - United States and Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset, Monday, November 17, 2014.

IL Published: 11/17/2014
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Honoring Mayor Jane Byrne - United States and Illinois flags at half-staff immediately until Sunset, Monday, November 17, 2014.