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  1. Recreational advisory issued for Ohio River, tributariesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Marietta Times

    Two Kentucky agencies have issued a recreational advisory for the Ohio River from the Meldahl Dam at Bracken County to the West Virginia state line due to harmful algal bloom. The Energy and Environment Cabinet says the Kentucky Division of Water and the Kentucky Department for Public Health issued the advisory.

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  2. Same-sex couples get marriage licenses as Kentucky county clerk remains jailedRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Anchorage Daily News

    At least three gay couples received marriage licenses Friday in Rowan County, embracing and celebrating as the defiant clerk sat remained jailed because she refuses to issue the licenses or allow her deputies to hand them out. William Smith Jr. and James Yates, a couple for nearly a decade, were the first to receive a marriage license in Rowan County.

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  3. Jailed Kentucky clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are voidRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NorthJersey.com

    A jailed Kentucky clerk asserts that the marriage licenses issued Friday to gay couples in Rowan County are void because she didn't authorize them, her attorney said. Attorney Mat Staver of Liberty Counsel said the licenses are "not worth paper that they are written on" and promised to appeal the contempt order that sent clerk Kim Davis to jail on Thursday.

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  4. Jailed clerk's attorney: Marriage licenses for gays are voidRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | WTHI-TV Terre Haute

    Rowan County deputy clerk Brian Mason, left, shakes hands with James Yates and his partner William Smith Jr. after issuing their their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015.

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  5. Attorney for jailed clerk: Marriage licenses given to gay couples void; will appeal orderRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Lethbridge Herald

    Anthony Carroill of Flat Woods, Ky., waits for the arrival of Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis at the Carl D. Perkins Federal building in Ashland, Ky., Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015.

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  6. Gay Couples Issued Marriage Licenses After Defiant Kentucky Clerk Sent To JailRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | CBS Local

    CBS San Francisco Connect With Us At KPIX 5 PROGRAM GUIDE: KPIX 5 TV Schedule WATCH: A Glimpse Inside The Working KPIX 5 Newsroom Breaking News Send news tips, video & photos, and video to the KPIX 5 [] CONNECT WITH KCBS Welcome to KCBS All News 740AM & 106.9FM on CBSSanFrancisco.com! LISTEN LIVE RIGHT NOW: KCBS Live Audio Stream LIKE KCBS Radio On Facebook: KCBS is the Bay Area's only all news station, serving [] Michael Long and Timothy Long, of Rowan County, raise their hands in front of a crowd of supporters after receiving their legal marriage license at the Rowan County Courthouse September 3, 2015 in Morehead, Kentucky. MOREHEAD, Ky.

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  7. Gay Couple Gets License to Wed in Kentucky CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Outlook

    Gay couples walked out of a Kentucky courthouse with marriage licenses today, a day after the county's defiant clerk was taken to jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages, citing "God's authority." William Smith Jr and James Yates, a couple for nearly a decade, were the first to receive a marriage license in Rowan County, ending a months-long standoff.

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  8. Kentucky Republicans Lash Out at Gov. Steve Beshear Over Kim Davis's IncarcerationRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Towleroad

    Both Matt Bevin, the Republican nominee for governor, and Whitney Westerfield, the Republican nominee for attorney general, have issued statements blasting Gov. Steve Beshear and Attorney General Jack Conway for Davis's current predicament. "It is utterly unnecessary that Rowan County clerk, Kim Davis, is sitting in a jail cell, when there is a simple solution that would respect the rights of every Kentuckian.

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  9. After Kim Davis is jailed, clerka s office issues marriage license to gay coupleRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WXMI-TV Grand Rapids

    With the clerk who had refused them in jail, William Smith Jr. and James Yates on Friday morning became the first same-sex couple to receive a marriage license in Rowan County, Kentucky. In what was their sixth attempt this summer, Smith and Yates pressed through a throng of reporters and picked up the marriage license they'd been seeking since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized same-sex marriage in June.

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  10. Recreational advisory issued for Ohio River, tributariesRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WLWT-TV Cincinnati

    Two Kentucky agencies have issued a recreational advisory for the Ohio River from the Meldahl Dam at Bracken County to the West Virginia state line due to harmful algal bloom. The Energy and Environment Cabinet says the Kentucky Division of Water and the Kentucky Department for Public Health issued the advisory.

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  11. Protests erupt outside Kentucky county clerk's office, both for and against gay marriageRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | CBC News

    Dozens of protesters gathered outside a Kentucky clerk's office where a gay couple was issued a marriage licence Friday after a lengthy fight with a clerk who had long refused to grant the permits. Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has refused to issue the licences, citing her Christian religion and belief that gay marriage is immoral.

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  12. New Circle Ramp ClosureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 1 | WLEX-TV Lexington

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, has announced that the ramp from the outer loop of New Circle Road to outbound Versailles Road will be closed Tuesday, September 8, through Wednesday, September 9. The closure is so the paving crew can widen the ramp. Embattled Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis has released a statement on her position regarding marriage license laws.

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  13. With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couples get marriage licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTNH

    A gay couple emerged from a Kentucky county clerk's office with a marriage license in hand Friday morning, embracing and crying as the defiant clerk who runs the office remained jailed for her refusal to issue the licenses because she opposed same-sex marriage. William Smith Jr. and James Yates, a couple for nearly a decade, were the first to receive a marriage license in Rowan County.

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  14. Conservatives twist logic to portray Kim Davis as...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | The Raw Story

    Conservatives are launching some wild - and frequently dishonest - claims to compare jailed county clerk Kim Davis to some of history's most respected human rights advocates. The Kentucky county clerk's attorneys, who compared Davis to Jews living in Nazi Germany , claimed Friday the elected official was a "victim" of governmental tyranny.

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  15. Our Politics of GrievanceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Texas Monthly

    In recent weeks, a number of America's increasingly nervous conservatives have raised the possibility that Donald Trump's popularity among likely Republican primary voters is the political version of a summer fling-and that we will set aside this suitor with the odd hair once we resume our sense of serious purpose this fall. I would like to believe it.

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  16. The End of the Matter?Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Townhall

    I've heard all the arguments, some quite well crafted and compelling, that Kim Davis should just issue the darned marriage license. Either that or she should resign.

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  17. With clerk jailed, gay Kentucky couple gets marriage licenseRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Honolulu Advertiser

    Rowan County deputy clerk Brian Mason, left, shakes hands with James Yates and his partner William Smith Jr. after issuing their their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday. MOREHEAD, Ky. 5 comments

  18. Lilac bridge to close for 12 weeksRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Grayson News Gazette

    A bridge repair project will shut down the Lilac Road bridge on Tuesday, Sept. 8, and it is expected to remain out of usage until Nov. 30. According to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet's Elizabethtown Post, crews will be working to both repair the bridge as well as to widen it, and closure of the roadway is necessary to complete the needed work.

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  19. Off to jail, off to wedRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Castanet.net

    A gay couple walked out of a Kentucky courthouse with a marriage license Friday morning, a day after the county's defiant clerk was hauled to jail for refusing to license same-sex marriages, citing "God's authority." William Smith Jr. and James Yates, a couple for nearly a decade, were the first to receive a marriage license in Rowan County, ending a months-long standoff.

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  20. Rowan County deputy clerk Brian Mason, left, shakes hands with James...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Salt Lake Tribune

    Rowan County deputy clerk Brian Mason, left, shakes hands with James Yates, and his partner William Smith Jr., after issuing their their marriage license at the Rowan County Judicial Center in Morehead, Ky., Friday, Sept. 4, 2015.

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