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Utah flags to fly at half-staff for Colorado shooting victims

Published July 21, 2012 8:20 am

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Gov. Gary Herbert ordered Utah flags to fly at half-staff Saturday and to remain there until sunset Wednesday.

The move is to honor the victims of Friday's theater shooting in Aurora, Colo. The shooting killed 12 and injured 58.

A press release from his office said Herbert issued the order in conjunction with one from President Obama ordering flags to half-staff at federal facilities. Herbert's order is effective immediately.

ncarlisle@sltrib.com

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