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Shumlin orders flags lowered after DC shootings

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MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) - Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin is ordering that all flags flown at state facilities be lowered to half-staff to honor those killed in the shootings at the Navy Yard in Washington.

Vermont is following a national order.

The flags will remain at half-staff through sunset on Friday.

Officials say a gunman killed 12 people in Monday's shooting at the Navy Yard. The gunman was also killed.

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