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Flags lowered to half-staff in memory of Colorado theater massacre victims

Post by Stacia Glenn / The News Tribune on July 24, 2012 at 9:36 am |
July 24, 2012 10:08 am

Gov. Chris Gregoire has directed all Washington State and U.S. flags to be lowered to half-staff in honor of those killed in the Colorado theater massacre.

Twelve people were fatally shot at a midnight showing of “The Dark Knight Rises” in Aurora, Colo. Another 58 were wounded, including seven critically.

The flags will remain lowered through the close of business Wednesday.

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