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Stories with subject: Weddings
  • Round 2: Court takes up Oklahoma gay-marriage case 
    Updated: Apr-16-14 5:34 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Lawyers for a couple challenging Oklahoma's ban on gay marriage and the clerk who refused to grant them a license head to a federal appeals court Thursday with the rare opportunity to build on arguments the judges heard in a similar case just a week earlier.

  • Policy on weddings at Ohio statehouse under review 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 10:36 pm
  • COLUMBUS, Ohio - A committee will review a policy that now prevents same-sex couples and others without valid Ohio wedding licenses from renting the Ohio Statehouse and its grounds for weddings and receptions.

  • Judge: Ind. must recognize 1 gay couple's marriage 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 5:04 pm
  • INDIANAPOLIS - A federal judge ordered Indiana on Thursday to recognize the out-of-state marriage of a gay couple before one of the women dies of cancer. The decision, specific to the couple, doesn't affect other lawsuits challenging Indiana's ban on same-sex marriages.

  • Washington state sewage plant invites weddings 
    Updated: Apr-10-14 2:18 pm
  • WOODINVILLE, Washington - A sewage treatment plant near Seattle is advertising its availability as a wedding venue.

  • Ireland's wedding-singer priest an internet hit 
    Updated: Apr-09-14 1:13 pm
  • DUBLIN - Father's got talent.

  • Honeymoon slaying suspect extradited to S Africa 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 6:08 pm
  • LONDON - A British man accused of arranging the slaying of his wife on their honeymoon was extradited Monday to South Africa to face a murder charge.

  • Bride with terminal bone cancer gets married 
    Updated: Apr-07-14 11:12 am
  • LEBANON, Pennsylvania - Their special day wasn't anything like Heather Miller and Brian Neff had envisioned.

  • How a wedding cake became a cause 
    Updated: Apr-05-14 4:16 pm
  • LAKEWOOD, Colorado - The encounter at Jack Phillips' Masterpiece Cakeshop lasted less than a minute.

  • Schauer taps Brown as Democratic running mate 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 7:41 pm
  • SOUTHFIELD, Michigan - Michigan Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mark Schauer announced Thursday that he has picked Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown as his running mate, describing her as a fighter for middle class families, education and equal rights.

  • Lawyers: The purpose of marriage is procreation 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 6:25 pm
  • OKLAHOMA CITY - Marriage exists for its procreative potential, not just as recognition of a loving relationship between two people, and the U.S. Supreme Court agrees, lawyers for an Oklahoma clerk said in a new court filing.

  • ACLU picks winners in national gay-wedding contest 
    Updated: Apr-02-14 2:58 pm
  • The American Civil Liberties Union's primary work is litigation, but this month it's moonlighting as a wedding planner as part of its role in the campaign to legalize same-sex marriage nationwide.

  • Bill would set minimum age to officiate wedding 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 5:20 pm
  • MADISON, Wisconsin - No one under age 18 could officiate a wedding in Wisconsin under a bill headed to Gov. Scott Walker.

  • Charleston club discusses just about anything 
    Updated: Mar-30-14 9:49 am
  • CHARLESTON, West Virginia - They gather the first Thursday of the month at the University of Charleston's Geary Student Union for drinks, dinner and a topic that could be just about anything.

  • Gown cancer fundraiser comes to Vermont 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 3:43 pm
  • ESSEX, Vermont - A nationwide fundraiser that lets brides-to-be purchase gowns that support cancer patients will make a tour stop in the Vermont town of Essex.

  • Oregon weddings dispute expands to church services 
    Updated: Mar-29-14 2:38 pm
  • SISTERS, Oregon - A Central Oregon man who has run afoul of the local government because he holds commercial weddings on land zoned for farm use has now been warned about church services on the property.

  • At midnight hour, UK holds first same-sex weddings 
    Updated: Mar-28-14 10:04 pm
  • LONDON - Gay couples in Britain waited decades for the right to get married. When the opportunity came, it took just a few minutes to make history.

  • 300 same-sex marriage licenses issued in Michigan 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 5:37 pm
  • ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Clerks in four Michigan counties have issued more than 300 licenses to same-sex couples.

  • Ukraine air force couple weds at besieged base 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 5:04 pm
  • BELBEK AIR BASE, Crimea - As pro-Russian forces surrounded a Ukrainian-held air force base in Crimea, two lieutenants stood side-by-side and tied the knot.

  • Muskegon County issuing gay marriage licenses 
    Updated: Mar-22-14 9:38 am
  • MUSKEGON, Michigan - A western Michigan county is among at least four in the state issuing wedding licenses to same-sex couples.

  • Some counties moving quickly on gay marriage 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 11:44 pm
  • ANN ARBOR, Michigan - Some counties plan to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples Saturday, less than 24 hours after a judge overturned Michigan's ban on gay marriage.

  • Cook County issues 575 gay marriage licenses 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 3:38 pm
  • CHICAGO - The Cook County clerk's office says it has issued 575 marriage licenses to same-sex couple in the month since it was allowed by a court ruling.

  • Ex-Hells Angels chief, son sentenced in Vegas case 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 6:59 pm
  • LAS VEGAS - A former Hells Angels chapter president in Las Vegas and his former club member son were sentenced to prison Tuesday for their roles in a wedding chapel brawl with rival members of the Mongols that left six people injured more than five years ago.

  • Brief: Oklahoma gay marriage ban demeans children 
    Updated: Mar-18-14 1:45 pm
  • TULSA, Oklahoma - Oklahoma's gay marriage ban demeans same-sex couples and their children by signaling to the world that their relationships are secondary to traditional families, opponents of the state law say in a new legal filing.

  • Arkansas US Rep. Tom Cotton weds over weekend 
    Updated: Mar-17-14 1:34 pm
  • LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Republican Senate hopeful and U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton has married his girlfriend during a small ceremony over the weekend.