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Same-sex wedding announcements to be published in Omaha World-Herald

The “Celebrations” page of the Omaha World-Herald provides a place to celebrate weddings, engagements, and anniversaries. Nearby Iowa, four other states, and DC have legalized same-sex marriages. The paper announced it will publish news of marriages from those jurisdictions. The paper commissioned a poll and with findings that show a majority of Omahans support either same-sex marriages or civil unions. The paper will not print announcements regarding commitment ceremonies, partnerships and other non-marriage unions, also regardless of gender.