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Tuesday, Aug. 17th, 2021

North Carolina reconsiders minimum age to marry

North Carolina reconsiders the minimum lawful age to marry in the state with Senate Bill 35 (SB 35).
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Thursday, Aug. 12th, 2021

The story of a lesbian marriage in historic Colonial Williamsburg

A marriage certificate issued to two women in Colonial Williamsburg was discovered by researcher Ren Tolson, documenting an early same-sex love story as part...
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Tuesday, Aug. 10th, 2021

Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians to reconsider same-sex marriage

An ordinance to legalize same-sex marriage on the Qualla Boundary will be discussed by the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians Tribal Council on September 9th. ...
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Thursday, Aug. 5th, 2021

A 150 yr-old marriage license was found hidden in a painting…

Why was this marriage license hidden in a painting, nearly 150 years ago? The mystery was uncovered when an antique painting was donated to a thrift store in...
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Wednesday, Aug. 4th, 2021

The wedding boom is real, and Las Vegas leads the way

Couples are flocking to Las Vegas to get married in this year's wedding boom! We look at why, what's next now that restrictions and masking are back, and whe...
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Thursday, Jul. 29th, 2021

Marriage & music hit the stage for Honeymoon Rock Fest this fall

A rock music festival in Oklahoma City invites couples to marry onstage between bands this fall as a wedding boom sweeps the country. Honeymoon Rock Fest is ...
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Tuesday, Jul. 27th, 2021

Same-sex pastors marry, in a first for France’s Protestant Church

The United Protestant Church of France just performed its first wedding for two same-sex LGBTQ+ clergy members. The union of Pastors Emeline Daude and Agnes ...
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Tuesday, Jul. 27th, 2021

A Katz’s Deli micro wedding?! Do officiants get free bagels?

Take a look at what's on the menu for this Katz's Deli micro wedding, as the NYC icon becomes the latest unlikely venue to emerge in this year's wedding boom...
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