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Local Juneteenth Celebrations Planned

Local Juneteenth Celebrations Planned

 A Juneteenth celebration is happening Saturday at Carson Park in Eau Claire. 

The University of Wisconsin Eau Claire is hosting the event celebrating the oldest-known date marking the end of slavery in the United States.  Coordinator, Dr. Selika Ducksworth-Lawton says the party starts at 2 p.m., including live music, spoken word poetry, education, and history.

Nikka Magahis has a look at how the Capitol City in California will be celebrating this weekend.

In other parts of the country there are several events to mark Juneteenth in New York City.   Scott Pringle reports.

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