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Kansas set to recognize Juneteenth as state holiday for third year

Posted on AllSides October 10th, 2023
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Sunflower State is set to recognize Juneteenth as a state holiday for the third year in a row as employees in the Governor’s Office are set to observe it. Kansas Governor Laura Kelly announced on Tuesday, Oct. 10, that Sunflower State will now join 28 other states as it recognizes Juneteenth as a holiday. “Juneteenth marks a significant point our nation’s history and has long been celebrated in Kansas and across the United States,” Gov. Kelly said. “Establishing Juneteenth as a state holiday provides Kansans...

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