Flags ordered to be flown at half-staff in RI

By News Staff

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Governor Gina Raimondo has ordered Rhode Island and U.S. flags to be flown at half-staff at all state buildings.

The move comes in accordance with a Presidential Proclamation in honor of the victims of the Brussels attacks.

Flags are to be flown at half-staff until sunset on March 26, 2016.

"On behalf of all Rhode Islanders, I send my deepest condolences to the victims of these senseless attacks and their loved ones," Raimondo said. "Our hearts are with the people of Belgium."

Raimondo also asks Rhode Islanders to lower their flags as a mark of respect.   

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