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Washington flags lower for slain soldier

Thu., April 15, 2010, 5:03 a.m.

Gov. Chris Gregoire has directed agencies to lower flags at state buildings to half staff today in memory of a Washington soldier killed Sunday by an improvised bomb in Afghanistan.

Joseph T. Caron was a 21-year-old native of Roy who graduated in 2007 from Washington High School in Parkland. He was a member of a combat team from Fort Bragg, N.C.

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