At 10:36 a.m. on Friday, October 17, Michael Jeanes tweeted his followers: "Welcome All to the Clerk's Office. Your marriage license awaits, and we are ready to serve you!" The most important word in the Maricopa County Superior Court clerk's message was "All." Soon security officers held open the ... More >>
Courts across Maricopa County issued nearly 300 wedding licenses on Friday, the first day of legal gay marriage in the state of Arizona. Aaron Nash, a spokesman for the Clerk of the Superior Court, tells New TImes that three times as many marriage licenses were issued on Friday than on an average d ... More >>
A federal judge declared Arizona's laws against same-sex marriage unconstitutional, and issued an order prohibiting officials from enforcing those laws. However, there's currently one person standing between same-sex couples and Arizona marriage licenses -- Attorney General Tom Horne.
Attorney General Tom Horne has given the green-light for same-sex marriage in Arizona, saying that the first ceremony could be completed before lunchtime today. Horne insisted he disagreed with the federal judge's ruling that ordered an end to enforcing Arizona's laws against same-sex marriage. How ... More >>
Welcome to Ask Willie D, where the Geto Boys MC answers reader questions about matters, in his own words, "funny, serious or unpredictable." Something on your mind? Ask Willie D! REPULSED BY A CO-WORKER'S BAD BREATH Dear Willie D: I am a female working at the same computer-repair company for thre ... More >>
Scott Lucas, Black Carl, Saddles Rhythm Room Wednesday, June 27, 2012 By Michael Cryer See also: Scott Lucas and the Married Men: Local H Frontman Stretches Out With Heavy Americana Somehow the stage shrunk last night at the Rhythm Room. Or at least it felt like it. Scott Lucas and The Married ... More >>
Scott Lucas has been the guitar-wielding and singing half of Chicago duo Local H since 1987, and while the band's blend of grunge tone, classic songwriting smarts, and longevity has earned it plenty of recognition, it makes sense that a few steps to the side would be tempting to Lucas. A two-piece u ... More >>
www.barbarian.comIf your marriage includes some (ahem) extracurricular activities with someone who isn't your spouse, you're not just a cheater -- according to Arizona law -- you're also a criminal.That's right, cheating on your spouse is a misdemeanor in Arizona -- and a Glendale man actually us ... More >>
www.cafepress.co.ukIt's official: the state of Arizona would "prefer" you not be a gay if you want to adopt a kid.Governor Jan Brewer today signed a bill into law that makes it as difficult as humanly possible for gay people to adopt children in Arizona.The new law doesn't necessarily say homosex ... More >>
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In what might possibly go down as one of the most boring divorces in the history of marriage, Mayor Phil Gordon's divorce from now former wife Christa Clark Severns is now official.No juicy gossip to report here -- the divorce was filed on March 30 of last year, the couple is reported to ... More >>
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A good actor or two wouldn't hurt
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They found his ash can in the trash can
Governor Napolitano went to Utah, and all we got was some lousy ring kissing.
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Arizona faces a "Waco-level" threat from Mormon fundamentalists.
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During her 14-year marriage to an auto-parts mogul, Denise Hrudka lived in the lap of luxury. Then her husband stood up.
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