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June 28 Named 'Freedom Of The Press Day' In Maryland In Honor Of Capital Gazette Shooting Victims

ANNAPOLIS (WJZ) — In honor of the five victims who died in the Capital Gazette shooting, June 28 is officially freedom of the press day in Maryland.

On June 28, 2018, a gunman killed five people at the Capital Gazette newspaper. The Maryland General Assembly voted unanimously to pass the joint resolution.

The bill was sponsored by two Anne Arundel County lawmakers.

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