Alabama State Offices Closed for Confederate Holiday

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - Many state government offices are closed for a holiday.

The state is observing Confederate Memorial Day on Monday. It is one of 13 official state holidays enacted by the Legislature.

The state has another holiday related to the Civil War coming up in a few weeks. June 2 is a day off to observe the birthday of Confederate President Jefferson Davis.

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