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December 4, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Dec. 4, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Dec. 4, in Montgomery County: 1. The Damascus Swarmin’ Hornets win the Maryland 3A state championship and finish the season undefeated. 2. President Obama has ordered the U.S. flag to fly at half staff through Monday to honor the victims of the shootings in California. The Maryland […]

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December 3, 2015 | Maureen Chowdhury

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President Barack Obama Orders U.S. Flag to Half-Staff In Honor of California Shooting Victims (PHOTO)

President Barack Obama is ordering that U.S. flags be flown at half-staff to honor victims of the San Bernardino, California shooting, that left 14 people dead. According to a White House news release, the President signed the proclamation on Thursday, which calls for flags to be flown at half-staff through Monday. “I hereby order that […]

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November 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Nov 16, in Montgomery County

Here are your five things to know today, Nov. 16, in Montgomery County: 1. The U.S. flag will be flown at half staff from now until sunset on Thursday by order of President Obama as a mark of respect for the victims of the attacks in Paris. Meanwhile,  a memorial outside the French Embassy in Washington, […]

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November 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

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Flags Ordered to Half-Staff on Nov. 22

President Barack Obama has ordered the United States Flag to be flown at half-staff on Friday, Nov. 22 for a Day of Remembrance for President John F. Kennedy. Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley has ordered the Maryland State Flag to also be flown at half-staff on Nov. 22 as well.

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