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Governor Lamont Announces Connecticut Will Observe Juneteenth as a Legal State Holiday for the First Time on June 19

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portal.ct.gov – – 2023-06-14 13:54:52

SUMMARY: Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont has announced that the state will observe Juneteenth Independence Day as a legal state holiday for the first time in its history on June 19, 2023. Juneteenth commemorates the end of slavery in the United States and serves as a reminder of the continued work needed to repair the harm done as a result of slavery, racism, and segregation. The holiday was created through Public Act 22-128, signed into law by Governor Lamont in 2022. State offices will be closed for the day, and legal state holidays are also bank and credit union holidays.

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Woman dies after crews rescue 4 people from house fire on 39th Street in Galveston; 1 firefighter injured

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abc13.com – – 2024-02-29 08:42:42

SUMMARY: Four people were rescued from a burning home in , but one person died and a firefighter was injured. The mother, boyfriend, and one teenage daughter are in the ICU, while another daughter has been released. The fire started in the early morning, causing heavy damage to the home. Firefighters found three people trapped in the back corner of the house and later located a fourth. The cause of the fire is being investigated by the fire marshal's office. The extent of the firefighter's injuries is unknown. Follow Courtney Carpenter on social media for updates.

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Trip Guide: Galveston – Texas Monthly

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www.texasmonthly.com – – 2024-02-27 01:53:22

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4th cruise terminal complex coming to Port of Galveston

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www.click2houston.com – – 2024-02-25 18:43:28

SUMMARY: The Port of is set to build a $142 million cruise terminal complex in partnership with MSC Cruises, with operations set to begin in November 2025. The new terminal will house MSC Seascape, increasing the port's status as a top U.S. cruise home port and the eighth largest globally. The project will be funded through port reserves and revenue bonds. The expansion is expected to generate 925 new jobs and boost local business revenue. Galveston's growing popularity as a cruise destination has prompted the development of the fourth terminal ahead of schedule, with a projected increase in cruise passengers and economic impact for the region.

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