Las Vegas Curtails Quickie Wedding Hours

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Love at first sight, impulse and a Viva Las Vegas attitude have led to many-a-late night wedding in the city of sin. But no longer. To save money, the county says it will no longer issue marriage licenses 'round the clock. Starting next week, wannabe brides and grooms will have only 'til midnight to get a license. After that they'll have to sleep on it. Still, while anxious after-hours lovers might fret, they will never rue.

RENEE MONTAGNE, host:

Good morning, I'm Renee Montagne.

Love at first sight, impulse and a Viva Las Vegas attitude have led to many-a-late night wedding in the city of sin. But no longer. To save money, the county says it will no longer issue marriage licenses 'round the clock. Starting next week, wannabe brides and grooms will have only 'til midnight to get a license. After that they'll have to sleep on it. Still, while anxious after-hours lovers might fret, they will never rue.

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