Saints and Pelicans to celebrate Juneteenth holiday

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NEW ORLEANS – For the first time, the New Orleans Saints and Pelicans teams will recognize June 19, or Juneteenth, as a team holiday.

The Saints join other NFL teams that are doing the same, including the Browns, the Redskins, and Buccaneers.

The NFL league office will also be closed on Juneteenth, which is this Friday.

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