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August 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff Sunday in Honor of Retired Judge

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff on Sunday, Aug. 5 in honor of former Maryland Court of Appeals Judge John Eldridge, who died on July 27. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset. According to the Maryland Archives, Eldridge served as a Judge […]

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July 3, 2018 | Staff Writer

U.S. Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Victims of Annapolis Capital Shootings

In accordance with President Donald Trump’s proclamation, U.S. flags will be flown at half staff until sunset to honor the five victims of the June 28 shooting at the Annapolis Capital offices. Gov. Larry Hogan had previously ordered the Maryland state flag to be flown at half staff. The President’s proclamation begins: “Our Nation shares […]

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May 14, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags to Fly at Half Staff for Peace Officers Memorial Day

In accordance with President Donald Trump’s proclamation, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the United States Flag and the Maryland State Flag to be flown at half-staff Tuesday from sunrise to sunset in honor of Peace Officers Memorial Day. This action is taken under the Protocol for the United States and Maryland State Flag. The […]

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May 10, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff in Honor of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of Kevin Kamenetz, County Executive for Baltimore County, who died today, Thursday, May 10. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on the day of interment. Hogan also released the following statement: “The First Lady and I […]

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April 18, 2018 | Staff Writer

Flags Lowered to Half Staff In Honor of Former First Lady Barbara Bush

Flags have been lowered to half staff as a mark of respect for the memory of Barbara Bush who passed away Tuesday. President Donald Trump ordered the United States Flag to half staff in a proclamation Tuesday evening. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag is lowered to half-staff. No flag may fly higher […]

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March 5, 2018 | Staff Writer

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff Sunday in Honor of Maryland State Senator Wayne Norman

Update: The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on Friday, March 9. Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff in honor of state Senator Wayne Norman, who died Sunday, March 4. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset on the […]

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February 28, 2018 | Staff Writer

Rev. Billy Graham Lies in Honor in U.S. Capitol Rotunda, President Trump Orders Flag to Half Staff Friday

President Donald Trump has ordered the U.S. flag to be flown at half staff from sunrise to sunset on March 2 in honor of Rev. Billy Graham, who died Feb. 21. As a matter of protocol, the Maryland flag will be lowered to half staff as well because no flag may fly higher than the […]

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January 25, 2018 | Michelle Queen

Governor Orders Maryland Flag to Half Staff on Saturday in Honor of Former Congresswoman

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan has ordered the State flag to be flown at half-staff on Saturday, Jan. 27 in honor of former Congresswoman Marjorie Holt, who died on Jan. 7. The flag is to be returned to full staff at sunset. Hogan also released the following statement: “It is with great sadness that the First […]

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December 12, 2017 | Michelle Queen

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Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor FBI Special Agent Carlos Wolff

Governor Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff on Monday Dec. 11 in honor of FBI Supervisory Special Agent, Carlos Wolff. Wolff passed away from injuries sustained in a car accident on I-270 Friday night. The flags will return to full-staff at sunset on the day of interment.   Maryland flags fly […]

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December 10, 2017 | Michelle Queen

Governor Hogan Orders Flags to Half Staff to Honor Fire Marshal Sander Cohen

Governor Hogan has ordered Maryland flags to be lowered to half-staff on Sunday Dec. 10 in honor of Deputy Chief Fire Marshal Sander Cohen, who died in the line of duty on Dec. 8. Cohen was struck and killed in the line of duty when he responded to a crash on I-270 Friday night. The flags will […]

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