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Juneteeth could become official Wake County holiday

1 month ago   |   By WRAL

Juneteeth could become official Wake County holiday on Monday, when the Wake County Board of Commissioners is expected to support a resolution to adopt the holiday. Juneteenth recognizes the day in history when the last slaves were freed.
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