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Latest news items:
MI Published: 1/21/2015
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor former Sen. Harry DeMaso

MO Published: 1/13/2015
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By order of the Governor, all flags at all State government offices will be flown at half-staff, in Cass and Jackson Counties only, on Wednesday, January 14, 2015, from sunrise until sunset in honor of Battalion Chief Christopher Allen Tindall who died in the line of duty.

MI Published: 1/12/2015
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Gov. Rick Snyder lowers flags to honor former Rep. Michael C. Murphy

NM Published: 1/7/2015
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Governor Susana Martinez Orders Flags Flown at Half-Staff in Honor and Mourning of Representative Phillip Archuleta

HI Published: 1/6/2015
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Flags to Fly at Half-Staff in Honor of Former State Rep. Alvin T. Amaral

MD Published: 1/5/2015
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This is to advise you that Governor Martin O'Malley has ordered the United States Flag and Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff on Monday, January 5th, 2014, from sunrise to sunset. This is in memory of Sergeant Major Wardell Turner, of Nanticoke, MD, who died on November, 24th, 2014, in Kabul, Afghanistan. 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.

MA Published: 1/5/2015
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Half-Staff January 5, 2015

MD Published: 12/30/2014
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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 Tuesday, December 30, 2014. This is in honor of Corporal Jamel L. Clagett, Badge 447, a veteran of the Sherriff's Office, Charles County, Maryland. Corporal Clagett died on December 21, 2014 as a result of injuries suffered in the line of duty. This action is taken under the Protocol for the Maryland State Flag. Any questions on the above should be directed to the Office of the Secretary of State.

FL Published: 12/22/2014
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MEMORANDUM Flags at Half-Staff for Officer Charles Kondek

MA Published: 12/19/2014
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Half-Staff Friday, December 19, 2014