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As Seen on GMAZ: Monday May 27 | Good Morning Arizona  AZFamily

Flags for Our Fallen. This is the 13th consecutive year that the men and women of the Riders USA organization will be sponsoring their signature event, "Flags ...

Enthusiasm boosts annual Armed Forces Day celebration  Viera Voice

Hundreds of local residents gathered to pay tribute to military heroes and, in many cases, get a great workout as the Armed Forces Day Rescue 5K & Community ...

GEM Awards Nomination Period Opens -  INSTORE MAG

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced ...

Bridal Gowns Market Segmentation and Analysis by Recent Trends, Development and Growth by Regions to 2023  DEX Gazette

Bridal Gowns Market Report Provides Market insight which puts a light on the Market structures, Challenges, opportunities, scope, driving forces, and ...

Jewelers of America Partners with MJM Global Brokerage Group for Health Care Benefit  INSTORE MAG

(PRESS RELEASE) NEW YORK – Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced ...

2019 Kern County Wedding & Event Expo at Kern County Fairgrounds  KGET 17

The Kern County Bridal Association is hosting a one day bridal event on Sunday, January 27 at the Kern County Fairgrounds. Due to the government shutdown, ...

Spending and the Number of Wedding-Related Events Soar, According to Brides American Wedding Study 2018  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Jan. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Brides, Condé Nast's iconic wedding brand and the authority on all things bridal, released findings from the ...

Bridal Shop Owner Says U.S.-China Tariffs Will Hurt His Business  WBUR

The U.S. is imposing a new $16 billion round of tariffs on imported Chinese goods. Some American business are in favor, but most are opposed.

Global Bridal Wear Market Report 2019: Significant Trends and Factors Driving the Market Development Forecast to 2025  Amazing Newspaper

Bridal Wear Market research report delivers a close watch on leading competitors with strategic analysis, micro and macro market trend and scenarios, pricing ...

Bridal Gowns Market Sees Promising Growth during 2018-25 | Mary's Bridal, Pronovias, Rosa Clara  Journallic

HTF MI recently Announced Global Bridal Gowns study with 100+ market data Tables and Figures spread through Pages and easy to understand detailed TOC ...

Global Bridal Wear Industry  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, Feb. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Bridal Wear in US$ Million. The report provides separate ...

Will A Booming Economy Bring A Wedding Market Boom? Not Likely  Forbes Now

With a reviving economy millennials should be bolstering the wedding market, but marriage rates are declining among young people. The steep cost makes a ...

Confectioners Unwrap New Digital Resources for National Candy Month 2019  PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, June 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Confectioners Association launched National Candy Month Central, a digital hub for facts about ...

Sabyasachi Mukherjee: King of India’s Bridal Market | Global Currents, People | BoF  The Business of Fashion

KOLKATA, India — Twenty-odd years ago, Sabyasachi Mukherjee could be found in the bustling bylanes of Kolkata peddling a potpourri of semiprecious stones, ...

Katherine Schwarzenegger Celebrates Bridal Shower with Maria Shriver, Oprah Winfrey: Source  Yahoo Entertainment

Katherine Schwarzenegger Has Bridal Shower for Chris Pratt Wedding.

Green Park Collaborative and Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. Launch coreSCD to Develop Consensus on Critical Outcomes in Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research  PRNewswire

BALTIMORE, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Green Park Collaborative (GPC), a major initiative of the Center for Medical Technology Policy (CMTP), is...

These are going to the biggest bridalwear trends of 2019 according to Pinterest - Beauty from XposĂ© - Virgin Media Television

Pinterest is hugely popular with brides and grooms-to-be, who love to gather images and create online mood boards for every element of their wedding, from ...

Bridal boutique praised for wheelchair wedding dress display

A bridal boutique has been commended for displaying one of its wedding dresses on a mannequin in a wheelchair in its shop window.

Jewish Wedding Designers Reimagine Traditional Gown  Forward

Jewish wedding brands Galia Lahav, Gracy Accad, and Morilee by Madeline Gardner designs of spring 2019 -- from modest to romantic to lace.

BEGIN Band To Headline Okinawa Association of America, Inc. (OAA) SuperCentennial Celebration  PRNewswire

GARDENA, Calif., May 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --The Okinawa Association of America, Inc. (OAA), the largest organization in the continental US promoting ...

With This Ring bridal show | Fundraisers  Waco Tribune-Herald

The 30th annual With This Ring Bridal Extravaganza will begin at noon in the Waco Convention Center. A pre-show reception, “Honeymoons Around the World,” ...

Stanley Hotel To Host Estes Park Wedding Association Wedding Expo  Estes Park Trail-Gazette

Stanley Hotel To Host Estes Park Wedding Association Wedding Expo As Part of Stanley Weddings Open House. Weekend Popular Event to Take Place ...

Watters Unveils A New Brand and Enters E-commerce With Exclusive Bridal Styles  PRNewswire

DALLAS, April 2, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Watters, one of America's top woman-owned bridal brands, is proud to announce the launch of its highly anticipated ...

David's Bridal Announces New Board of Directors  PRNewswire

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- David's Bridal, the nation's leading bridal and special occasion authority, has announced its new Board ...

New Board of David's Bridal Positions Company for Next Phase of Growth  PRNewswire

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The David's Bridal Board of Directors today announced executive leadership changes and the ...

U.S. firms warn next China tariffs to cost Americans from cradle to grave  Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. businesses have a message for the Trump administration: New tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports will force Americans to ...

The Best Wedding Venues in the U.S.

Stop dreaming about your fantasy wedding and start making it happen by tying the knot at one of the best venues across the country.

Bride goes viral for her 'empowering' wedding gown  Yahoo Style

A U.K. bride is being praised for picking “empowering” gowns for herself and her bridesmaids — and it all comes down to pockets. When newlywed Eve ...

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc., the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc., and the American Red Cross partner on national blood drives initiative  PR Newswire

ATLANTA, Oct. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc., the Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia, Inc. and the American Red ...

Cloudflare Faces More Litigation for Failing to Remove Infringing Sites  Digital Music News

Two wedding dress wholesalers and manufacturers have taken Cloudflare to court, claiming the website has failed to take action against two Chinese sites.

See Priyanka Chopra's stunning Ralph Lauren wedding dress – with a 75-foot long veil  USA TODAY

For their Western ceremony, Chopra wore a hand-beaded and hand-embroidered dress with a high-neck collar and 135 satin-covered buttons.

20 Tips for the Perfect LGBTQ Wedding

More LGBTQ couples are tying the knot and while we're saying “I do,” we're also doing it our way — spilling glitter and rainbows all over the big day and ...

Couples Spend an Average of $33,931 on Weddings, Creating Completely Personalized Celebrations With Emphasis on Reclaiming and Redefining Tradition, According to The Knot 2018 Real Weddings Study  PRNewswire

Gen Zers, the Future Generation of Wedding Planners, Also Plan to Steer Away From Conventional Tradition as 8 in 10 Desire to Twist Existing Ones, Merge ...

American Cable Association Changes Name to ACA - America's Communications Association  PRNewswire

Tweet This: ACA - America's Communications Association announces name change to reflect changing technology and consumer habits. #ACAConnects ...

Outdoor Advertising Association of America, The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children join forces to help find missing child Jacob Caldwell  Pike County News Watchman

ALEXANDRIA, VA — The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children along with the Sugarcreek Township Police Department, the Riverside Police ...

Bride goes viral for her 'empowering' wedding gown – complete with pockets  Yahoo Style

A bride is being praised for picking “empowering” gowns for herself and her bridesmaids — and it all comes down to pockets. When newlywed Eve Paterson, ...

Return of Community College Football to Arizona  PRNewswire

PHOENIX, Jan. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Athletic Advancement Association of America a pending 501(c)3 non-profit foundation founded in Arizona is ...

People Drink 47% More With an Open Bar, Study Says  HowStuffWorks

HowStuffWorks looks at the changes in behavior that occur when an open bar is on the invitation.

Photos: Science teachers converge at America's Center | Metro

Science teachers from around the United States flock to St. Louis for the National Science Teachers Association's 2019 National Conference on Science ...

'Nature's Nation' at PEM Weaves Together Iconic American Landscapes, Indigenous Art and Activist Views  ArtfixDaily

The Peabody Essex Museum (PEM) presents an exhibition of more than 100 works by American artists from the 18th century through present day that explores ...

Gorman's hand-me-down cleats inspire power surge by Peoria first baseman

Brady Whalen, a first baseman for the Cardinals' Low-A affiliate in Peoria, socked three homers in the span of three games, and when asked about the surge by ...

Quinceañera Dresses Are an Art Form That's Vanishing from Downtown Santa Ana  VoiceofOC

Traditional dress designers are being forced out by fast-paced redevelopment and the shifting demographics it brings.

2019 Paper Source Wedding Report  PRNewswire

CHICAGO, May 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- At Paper Source, we help thousands of brides plan their big day. We recently conducted our first-ever Paper Source ...

6 Ways to Declutter After Your Wedding

The days and weeks after your wedding can be filled with chaos, so here are some easy ways to declutter the mess from the big celebration.

McCarver on Seaver: 'The only pitcher that I recall who ever retaliated with Gibson'  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Former Cardinals catcher and current broadcaster Tim McCarver recalls a white-hot fastball from the Mets great and a kerfuffle vs. Bob Gibson.

Covington to Lead The Surety & Fidelity Association of America  PR Newswire

WASHINGTON, July 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Surety & Fidelity Association of America's (SFAA) board of directors is delighted to announce that J. Lee ...

Why Do Brides Wear White?  Priceonomics

Flip through a popular bridal magazine these days and you'll find a sea of smiling women, twirling in white. The white gown is synonymous with weddings, ...

'Unplanned' R-rating draws open letter to parents from real-life Abby Johnson  The Dialog

Here's the text of an open letter to parents from Abby Johnson, whose story as a former Planned Parenthood clinic director who converted to the pro-life ...

New Report: Global Theatrical and Home Entertainment Market Reached $96.8 Billion in 2018  PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, March 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The global entertainment market reached $96.8 billion in 2018 – a nine percent increase over 2017 ...

Jean Bolognia, MD, American Skin Association Board Member, Honored With The Gold Medal From The American Academy Of Dermatology  PRNewswire

NEW YORK, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- During the 2019 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) in Washington, D.C., the AAD ...

VMA Hosts Second Valve Industry Knowledge Forum  PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA) announces the 2019 Annual Valve Industry Knowledge ...

American Lung Association Ranks Sacramento 5th In Most Ozone-Polluted Cities Report  CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) – The City of Trees is one of the most ozone-polluted cities in the US, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.

Bridal fashion event raises $10000 to benefit women's education  Lincoln Journal Star

Wedding gowns dating back to 1911 were on display at a fundraising event attended by more than 600 at St. Mark's United Methodist Church.

Jessica Mulroney Is the Real Fashion Royalty

Newly-minted Good Morning America contributor Jessica Mulroney is known as the best friend and unofficial stylist of Meghan Markle. Here, she tells her story.

Quinceañera dress shops, a staple of Santa Ana, are leaving a changing downtown  Los Angeles Times

Minerva Alvarez learned to cut fabric as a middle-schooler in her native Cuernavaca, Mexico. She began making simple dresses in class and soon elevated to ...

CGTN America Receives 28 Awards in The White House News Photographers Association 2019 'Eyes of History' Video Contest  PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, Feb. 12, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- CGTN America, the U.S. production arm of China Global Television Network, won 28 awards in The White House ...

Lady Gabriella Windsor’s royal wedding: your guide to the big day  Vogue Australia

The countdown to the next royal wedding is officially on.

Nation's Largest Asian American Real Estate Conference to be Held in Las Vegas  PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Asian Real Estate Association of America (AREAA) will host thousands of real estate and mortgage professionals ...

American Heart Association Announces 2019 Chicago Heart Ball Chairman  PRNewswire

CHICAGO, Dec. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Heart Association today announced that Andrew Swinand, chief executive officer, Leo Burnett Group ...

New lawsuit could again test Cloudflare's copyright liabilities  Complete Music Update

Internet services company Cloudflare is on the receiving end of another lawsuit accusing it of contributory copyright infringement, which could again test the ...

Best of the Cardinals' rising prospects | Derrick Goold: Bird Land  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Post-Dispatch baseball writer Derrick Goold unveils his "Bird Land 7" for the 2019 baseball season.

Gigi Hadid wears mini puffball bridal gown at star-studded Moschino show

Gigi Hadid sported an unusual wedding dress as she walked the runway at the Moschino show in Milan, along with her sister Bella and friend Kendall Jenner.

How to Shop for a Wedding Dress

If you're ready to shop for a wedding dress, check out Consumer Reports' advice to save yourself money and time.

How to Become a Wedding Consultant  Entrepreneur

Editor's note: This article was excerpted from our Wedding Consultant start-up guide, available from Entrepreneur Bookstore. Once upon a time on a perfect ...

A Solution For The Brexit Wedding: A New Forex Just For Bridal Parties  Forbes

A new bespoke foreign exchange *service* has launched just for bridal parties, which aims to save around ÂŁ1000 in currency and transfer fees. Brides and ...

ComForCare CEO Steve Greenbaum Appointed to Board of Directors for the Home Care Association of America  PR Newswire

DETROIT, Sept. 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Steve Greenbaum, CEO of ComForCare, a premier provider of home care, has been appointed to the Board of ...

'GMA' Compares Wedding Dress Cleaning Companies  ABC News

After saying “yes” to the dress, some brides are saying “oh, no” to the cleaning bill. That was the case for Deborah Castle who was married in November 2013 ...

The Best Wedding Venues of 2017

When searching for the perfect wedding venue, you have to make many, many decisions: Hometown or destination? Indoor or outdoor? Beachside or mountain ...

DeWitts: 'Market is changing' in baseball, and teams are wising up

Within moments Monday of two Cardinals executives telling fans all about the towers going up, the hotel coming in, and the apartments leasing out at Ballpark ...

Things to do around Greater Lansing | February 2019  Lansing State Journal

Community events happening around Greater Lansing in February 2019.

For American Diabetes Month™, Join the American Diabetes Association® and Discover the #EverydayReality of Those Affected by Diabetes  PRNewswire

ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 30 million Americans are living with diabetes and 84 million are at risk, totaling nearly half of the ...

Leader of Waterbury Teachers Association arrested  Waterbury Republican American

WATERBURY – The head of the Waterbury Teachers Association is facing his second DUI charge in two years after he was arrested for drunken driving on ...

Americans Will Wager $8.5 Billion on March Madness  PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, March 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Americans plan to wager $8.5 billion on this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, with 1-in-5 adults ...

Elle Macpherson Honored by American Australian Association  WWD

The American Australian Association honored Elle Macpherson and Simon Baker at its benefit.

The Best Wedding Venues in America: The Midwest

We asked more than 1500 brides and grooms from coast to coast to rate their wedding location on everything from the *service* to the food to the view. And the ...

Sudanese American Physicians Association (SAPA) Call for Swift Action Against Sudan Regime  PRNewswire

DALLAS, Feb. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- WHO: Sudanese American Physicians Association (SAPA) WHAT: Calling for swift action against Sudan ...

'60s Brides Did Their Own Thing -  New York Times

Rejecting formal white gowns in ballrooms and churches, many brides in the 1960s turned to offbeat or pared-down looks.

ATA Launches New Infrastructure Campaign Illustrating Personal Toll of Deteriorating Infrastructure  PRNewswire

ARLINGTON, Va., April 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the American Trucking Associations announced it is launching a new media and advocacy campaign ...

Flaherty: Having his contract renewed is symptom of a 'system that is not great'

JUPITER, Fla. • By rejecting the Cardinals' calculated salary offer for the 2019 season, Cardinals starter Jack Flaherty forced the team to unilaterally renew his ...

US-China trade war: US businesses say China makes the best stuff  Quartz

The trade war between the US and China currently stands at tariffs on $50 billion in goods imposed by both sides, and could soon see billions more in goods ...

Watch The Bachelorette Reunion: The Biggest Bachelorette Reunion in Bachelor History Ever! on Monday, May 6 | The Bachelorette  ABC

Join the largest gathering of Bachelorette alumni in celebration of the milestone 15th season of The Bachelorette!

American Library Association announces 2019 youth media award winners  PRNewswire

SEATTLE, Jan 28, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Library Association (ALA) today announced the top books, video and audio books for children and ...

Cultured Pearl Association of America Kicks Off $250,000 Marketing Campaign to Promote Its Pearls As One Education  PR Newswire

NEW YORK, May 29, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cultured Pearl Association of America (CPAA) has unveiled a $250,000 digital marketing campaign to promote ...

Shegerian & Associates: Bank of America, NA, Bank of America Association Sued for Violation of Labor Code, Sexual Harassment and More  PRNewswire

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 10, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Martha Rivera, a former employee of Bank of America N.A. and Bank of America Corporation, has filed eleven ...

Lab Diamonds Will Be Jewelers' Hot Rock This Valentine's Day And Beyond  Forbes

International Grown Diamond Association releases a new report on how lab-grown diamonds offer retailers an in-demand alternative to mined diamonds that ...

The Knot Offers $100 Photo-Sharing App for Free to Every Couple Getting Married in America  PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Knot, a leading digital wedding planning brand, today announced that Veri by The Knot, the $100, five-star-rated ...

The Italian R&D Excellence at the American Urological Association's 2019 Annual Meeting  PRNewswire

ABANO, Italy, May 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eighteen out of 20 enrolled patients completed the 12-week intensive course. Instillations were very well tolerated;...

How lab diamonds are shaking up the world of fine jewellery  Vogue Australia

Synthetic diamonds have caught the imagination of the millennial generation.

David Higgins And Craig Drew Capture 2018 American Rally Association Championship  PR Newswire

OLYMPIA, Wash., Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Subaru Rally Team USA driver David Higgins and co-driver Craig Drew secured their first American Rally...

The ESOP Association Names James J. Bonham President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO)  PRNewswire

WASHINGTON, Feb. 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The ESOP Association (TEA) announced today that James J. Bonham will assume the role of President and Chief ...

Guiding the modern brides: Trends in the wedding industry  Miami Herald

For the businesses that serve brides and grooms, keeping up with — and ahead of — trends involves constant innovation. Here are four local firms forgoing ...

Finxact Secures $30 Million from Strategic Investors Including the American Bankers Association, Accenture Ventures, and SunTrust Bank  PRNewswire

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Finxact, the emerging leader in SaaS core banking, today announced it has raised $30 million in equity ...

Tennessee is 2019's state with the 3rd lowest tax burden  Clarksville Now

With Tax Day fast approaching and the new tax code taking effect this year, the personal-finance website WalletHub recently released its 2019 Tax Burden by ...

Pilot Flying J Announces $1 Million Donation to American Heart Association  PRNewswire

KNOXVILLE, Tenn., March 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Pilot Flying J announced the amount raised in support of the American Heart Association's "Life Is Why We ...

Bed Bought Online for ÂŁ2200 May be 15th Century Bridal Bed of King Henry VII  Ancient Origins

A bed bought online by an antiques dealer in Britain for just ÂŁ2200 (US$ 2500) may actually be the only surviving example of royal furniture from the Tudor Era.

ATA Introduces 2019-2020 America's Road Team as Trucking Ambassadors  PRNewswire

ARLINGTON, Va., Jan. 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, American Trucking Associations announced its new team of 18 professional truck drivers to the ...

Priyanka Chopra holds bridal shower ahead of Nick Jonas wedding

Priyanka Chopra held a bridal shower ahead of her wedding with pop star Nick Jonas.

McDermott: The struggling NRA doesn't represent average gun owners. It represents mayhem.

There is every indication that average, law-abiding gun owners are, as a whole, more open to rational gun control than the organization that claims to represent ...

1 in 5 Millennials with Major Depression Aren't Seeking Treatment: New Data from Blue Cross Blue Shield Association's Health of America Report  PRNewswire

CHICAGO, March 4, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- New data from Blue Cross Blue Shield, The Health of America Report® (HOA) points to a troubling trend among ...

eMerge Americas Unveils Programming Highlights For 2019 Event  PRNewswire

MIAMI, April 10, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- eMerge Americas, the premier technology event connecting the Americas, unveiled this week new ...

Bridal Association of America (BAOA) is recognized as a leader in the wedding industry. As such, the media often consults with the Association and its members for opnions and information on American wedding trends. The following are the latest articles where BAOA has been quoted or referenced:

The New York Times
"The Bridal Association of America, a year-old confederation of 250 wedding-related businesses that is based in Bakersfield, Calif., said information from its Web site indicated that three times as many brides had registered for Sept. 18 as for Sept. 11."
New York Times complete article (August 10, 2004)

Kyle Brown, head of the Bakersfield, Calif.-based Bridal Association of America, said his informal research shows that that nearly three times the number of brides are registered for Sept. 18 compared to Sept. 11.

Based on the work done by his invitation printing business, Brown said the date appears to be eschewed by all but some military couples who have told him they want to ``honor'' the day by being married.
KYW TV CBS Philadelphia complete article (August 1, 2004)
Kyle Brown, head of the Bakersfield, Calif.-based Bridal Association of America, said his informal research shows that that nearly three times the number of brides are registered for Sept. 18 compared to Sept. 11.

Based on the work done by his invitation printing business, Brown said the date appears to be eschewed by all but some military couples who have told him they want to "honor" the day by being married. complete article (August 1, 2004)

Bucks County Courier Times
Kyle Brown, head of the Bakersfield, Calif.-based Bridal Association of America, said his informal research shows that that nearly three times the number of brides are registered for Sept. 18 compared to Sept. 11.

Based on the work done by his invitation printing business, Brown said the date appears to be eschewed by all but some military couples who have told him they want to "honor" the day by being married.
Bucks County Courier Times complete article (August 1, 2004)

Kyle Brown, head of the Bakersfield, Calif.-based Bridal Association of America, said his informal research shows that that nearly three times the number of brides are registered for Sept. 18 compared to Sept. 11.

Based on the work done by his invitation printing business, Brown said the date appears to be eschewed by all but some military couples who have told him they want to "honor" the day by being married.
WNBC TV-4 complete article (August 1, 2004)