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Pennsylvania to light state Capitol as gesture in wake of Las Vegas massacre

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 2, 2017 11:33 AM
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(Harrisburg) -- The state Capitol in Harrisburg will be lit in the colors of the Nevada flag as a gesture of solidarity with the people of that state following the mass shooting at a Las Vegas country music concert.

Governor Tom Wolf's office says the gesture will bathe the building in blue, gold and green tonight, as a way to honor the shooting's hundreds of victims.

Wolf says he and his wife are praying for the victims, their families and "all those in Nevada who awoke to sadness and fear that few can fathom."

The governor says people can draw strength from the example of those who responded to the shooting by putting others before themselves, helping victims and running toward the gunfire.

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