New Jersey Gay Marriage Battle Is Far From Finished

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— A judge’s ruling Friday that New Jersey must allow gay couples to marry will not be the last word on the issue after Gov. Chris Christie’s administration said it would appeal to a higher court. The judge, Mary Jacobson, sided with gay and lesbian couples and a gay rights group that argued the state government is violating New Jersey’s constitution by denying federal benefits to the couples by not letting them marry. She said the state must allow gay couples to wed starting Oct. 21. The ruling was the first of its kind in any state court relying on a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down key parts of a law that blocked the federal government from granting benefits to gay couples….

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Center takes soccer to the kids – Charlotte Observer

Center takes soccer to the kidsCharlotte ObserverAraujo is a technical director with Creative Player Sports, which specializes in soccer instruction. Araujo, who also serves on boards at the Harris YMCA and the Latin American Chamber of Commerce, said he came to the United States because of soccer.

New Jersey Gay Marriage Battle Is Far From Finished

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— A judge’s ruling Friday that New Jersey must allow gay couples to marry will not be the last word on the issue after Gov. Chris Christie’s administration said it would appeal to a higher court. The judge, Mary Jacobson, sided with gay and lesbian couples and a gay rights group that argued the state government is violating New Jersey’s constitution by denying federal benefits to the couples by not letting them marry. She said the state must allow gay couples to wed starting Oct. 21. The ruling was the first of its kind in any state court relying on a June U.S. Supreme Court ruling that struck down key parts of a law that blocked the federal government from granting benefits to gay couples….

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Center takes soccer to the kids – Charlotte Observer

Center takes soccer to the kidsCharlotte ObserverAraujo is a technical director with Creative Player Sports, which specializes in soccer instruction. Araujo, who also serves on boards at the Harris YMCA and the Latin American Chamber of Commerce, said he came to the United States because of soccer.