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  1. Juneteenth FestivalRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Juneteenth is an American cultural celebration that commemorates June 19, 1865, when Union General Gordon Granger rode into Galveston, Texas, to deliver the message that the last American slaves were now free. Freedom is now afforded to all who come to the United States and we can attribute the decree of General Order No.

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  2. Authorities say girl, 5, bitten by shark near GalvestonRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    Authorities in Galveston, Texas, say a 5-year-old girl has been taken to a hospital after a shark bit her leg. Galveston Beach Patrol Chief Peter Davis says the girl was in the water off Pirates Beach around 5:30 p.m. Tuesday with her father and brother when the shark bit her.

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  3. A look at violence at gay venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The deadly shooting early Sunday at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, follows several incidents of violence against people at gay venues. At least 50 people were killed and at least 53 were wounded at the nightclub.

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  4. Man swept away after helping to rescue woman off Texas coastRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The Coast Guard is searching for a man who went missing after being swept away in the San Luis Pass between Freeport and Galveston, Texas. Thirty-seven-year-old Stephen Espedal was part of a group that rescued a woman who also was swept into the water.

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  5. Coast Guard halts search for missing cruise ship passengerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended a search in the Gulf of Mexico for a passenger missing from a cruise ship that sailed out of Galveston, Texas. A Coast Guard statement says search and rescue coordinators suspended the search for 33-year-old Samantha Broberg around 8:15 p.m. Sunday.

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  6. Coast Guard searches for passenger missing from cruise shipRead the original story w/Photo

    May 13, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the Gulf of Mexico for a passenger missing from a cruise ship sailing out of Galveston, Texas. A Coast Guard statement says its district command center in New Orleans was contacted by the master of the cruise ship Carnival Liberty.

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  7. Once-fugitive real estate heir's plea deal approvedRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | The Las Vegas Sun

    A federal judge on Wednesday approved a plea agreement for real estate heir Robert Durst to serve 7 years, 1 month in prison on a weapons charge. U.S. District Judge Kurt Engelhardt approved the sentence during a hearing in New Orleans on Wednesday.

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