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President orders flags lowered after mass shooting at school

12/14/2012

WASHINGTON — Following the deadly mass shooting Friday at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, President Obama ordered flags lowered to half-staff.

A statement from the White House noted the move “as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence” at the school, which left dozens dead, mostly children.

WASHINGTON — Following the deadly mass shooting Friday at a Newtown, Conn., elementary school, President Obama ordered flags lowered to half-staff.

A statement from the White House noted the move “as a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence” at the school, which left dozens dead, mostly children.

Flags are to remain at half-staff until sunset Tuesday.

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