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6/18/2016

Community members gather for annual Juneteenth celebration

Community members gather for annual Juneteenth celebration

Posted 9:35 PM 6/18/2016 by Tyler Emery, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA — Members of the community came together to celebrate African-American heritage at Douglass Park Saturday. 

People around the nation celebrate Juneteenth every year to commemorate the end of slavery. It was on June 19, 1865 that a general in Galveston (More)

6/17/2016

The Arch and Column Pub holds vigil to honor Orlando victims

The Arch and Column Pub holds vigil to honor Orlando victims

Posted 8:09 AM 6/18/2016 by Amina Petonjic, KOMU 8 Reporter

COLUMBIA - Local Arch and Column Pub is holding a vigil to honor the Orlando Victims.

The vigil kicked off earlier tonight and will run into the late night.

Vigil attendee Kevin Clohessey said going to the vigil was something he knew he wanted to attend. He's been going to the Pub (More)

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