MSN - AP World http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a MSN - AP World Copyright © 2010-2018 The Canadian Press. All rights reserved. http://www.rssboard.org/rss-specification Mon, 27 Sep 2021 07:39:16 +0000 Juneteenth flag raised over Wisconsin Capitol http://syn2.thecanadianpress.com:8080/mrss/feed/fcf7391a2f354311807f0501c16bde6a/6ba0c809c11b41e19b1f254823387bf6 The Juneteenth flag is flying over the Wisconsin Capitol for the second year in a row. It was raised a day after President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, making June 19 a federal holiday. (June 18) 6ba0c809c11b41e19b1f254823387bf6 Fri, 18 Jun 2021 15:54:19 +0000 SHOTLIST:RESTRICTION SUMMARY: MUST CREDIT WKOW; NO ACCESS MADISON; NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKS; NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVEWKOW - MUST CREDIT WKOW, NO ACCESS MADISON, NO USE US BROADCAST NETWORKS; NO RE-SALE, RE-USE OR ARCHIVE1. Juneteenth Flag raised over Wisconsin Capitol2. Various of flagSTORYLINE:The Juneteenth flag is flying over the Wisconsin Capitol for the second year in a row.Gov. Tony Evers signed an executive order Friday to fly the flag, which is temporarily replacing the Rainbow Pride flag over the weekend.President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act on Thursday, making Juneteenth a federal holiday. The Juneteenth holiday commemorates the events of June 19, 1865, when Union soldiers brought the news of freedom to enslaved Black people in Galveston, Texas — some 2 1/2 years after President Abraham Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation had freed slaves in Southern states.In 2020, Evers ordered the Juneteenth flag be flown at the State Capitol for the first time in state history. Juneteenth is formally recognized and celebrated in 47 states and the District of Columbia, with Wisconsin joining as the 32nd state to recognize this day in 2009. ===========================================================Clients are reminded: (i) to check the terms of their licence agreements for use of content outside news programming and that further advice and assistance can be obtained from the AP Archive on: Tel +44 (0) 20 7482 7482 Email: info@aparchive.com(ii) they should check with the applicable collecting society in their Territory regarding the clearance of any sound recording or performance included within the AP Television News service (iii) they have editorial responsibility for the use of all and any content included within the AP Television News service and for libel, privacy, compliance and third party rights applicable to their Territory. The Juneteenth flag is flying over the Wisconsin Capitol for the second year in a row. It was raised a day after President Joe Biden signed the Juneteenth National Independence Day Act, making June 19 a federal holiday. (June 18) Juneteenth flag raised over Wisconsin Capitol