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Marriage licenses issued

Marriage licenses issued by the Douglas County District Court.

Love blossoms after 30-year wait

Dot and Gary Beckner are sitting on their living room couch, near the Douglas County Fairgrounds, blissfully recounting their unusual love story. They're close enough you couldn't get a piece of paper between them. Gary's arm is draped gently around his wife's shoulders. They're both 53 and have been married "nearly 11 months."

Retired educators celebrate 50 years of marriage in Maui

Darrell and Carol Falen have warm memories of their wedding day. It was June 23, 1956, at Winfield's First Methodist Church.

Wedding day includes two ceremonies, fishing trip

In January 2001, Randy McIntosh and Sarah Walker were paired up in a game of pool at Emerson Biggins in Lawrence, where Randy was a manager. Sarah, a Kansas University student, needed a partner, and her friends coaxed her into "flirting with him."

High school sweethearts run in family

Laura Korb and Brad Reischman, both of Tonganoxie, found love in the same place that their parents did: high school.

KU stadium holds memorable moments for law students

Memorial Stadium is a special place for a pair of 2005 Kansas University School of Law graduates.

Internet connects blues fans

Late one evening, about a year ago, Jim Lanius was visiting with Valerie Paulsen in her living room. Jim brought up the subject of marriage, something he'd danced around before during their four-year relationship.

Cupid hits target through Internet

Just more than a year ago, Rita Manning lived in Fresno, Calif., and was trying to figure out what to do with her life. She had raised five of her late husband's children, fought through major health problems and was looking for a way to shift gears and move on. She was 48.

Wedding date leads to own

About a week after their wedding, Lea King and her husband, Andy, both 31, were talking about the big event in their lives.

Couple include love of sports on big day

Customizing the wedding experience to reflect personal tastes and creating new traditions is a popular trend for today's couples. In the case of Jackie Dubois and Adam Miller, that meant turning a daily routine into a wedding day ritual.