Kentucky clerks to license marriages as boss is jailed

...themselves, potentially ending the church-state standoff in Rowan County, Kentucky.U.S. District Judge David Bunning said...stay in jail.Gay and lesbian couples vowed to appear at the Rowan County clerk's office for the fifth time on Friday to see...
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Alaska tribal members to get back totem pole taken by actor

...the pole."We too also are ocean people," said Jonathan Rowan, master carver and cultural educator. "We live on an island...With the scent of cedar wafting in the air, his daughter Eva Rowan brushed three feathers along the pole pieces bearing carved...
GOP wins Kentucky guv's race in top state election

...expansion could be affected.Bevin ran as an outsider, emphasizing his Christian faith along with his support for Kim Davis, the Rowan County clerk jailed for refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples.His Democratic opponent, two-term Attorney...
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November First Friday Art Walk

...features art by local Native artists including Ray Peck, Clarissa Rizal, Brian Chilton, Rudy Isturis, John Evans, John Rowan, Ernestine Hanlon-Abel, and Israel Shotridge. The opening will include artist demonstrations and refreshments. Booksigning...
Same-sex marriage fight turns to clerks who refuse licenses

MOREHEAD, Ky. - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis shut her blinds at work Tuesday to block the view of rainbow-clad protesters outside. They carried flowers...
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Kentucky clerk, citing God, defies courts on gay marriage licenses

...of steep fines or jail."It is not a light issue for me," Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis said later through her lawyers. "It...licenses, ending the months-long controversy that has divided Rowan County, where the seat of Morehead is considered a progressive...
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Kentucky clerk who fought gay marriage is released from jail

...Staver said only: "You'll find out in the near future."The Rowan County clerk whose defiance has made her a hero to many on the...remove her name and title from marriage certificates issued in Rowan County so that she would not have to act against her conscience...
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Vatican observers question clerk's visit with pope

...grasped the pope's outstretched hand, and he told her to "stay strong."Davis refused to issue any marriage licenses in Rowan County, Kentucky, rather than comply with the Supreme Court ruling that effectively legalized gay marriage nationwide. She...
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Jack Rowan Kelm

Former Juneau resident Jack Rowan Kelm, 77, died Nov. 3, 2005, at his Beach Road home in Haines of a suspected heart attack. He was born Jan. 31, 1928...
Despite order, office refuses to issue gay marriage license

...deeply held Christian beliefs.Still, Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis' office turned...Study and minister to female inmates at the Rowan County Jail. She is even free to believe...duties that she took an oath to perform as Rowan County Clerk."Davis' attorneys have...
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