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When Wedding Prep Ended, Bridesmaid Was Dead

Heather McNamara killed by falling tree in Kentucky

(Newser) - A few weeks before she was to walk down the aisle as bridesmaid at her friend's wedding, Heather McNamara's father passed away. It was only the first tragedy to befall the circle of friends before the nuptials could take place, reports WLWT . As the wedding party took a... More »

Falling Tree Killed Mother of the Bride

Injured 4-year-old is improving, say relatives

(Newser) - The woman who died when a tree uprooted and fell on a wedding party in a California park on Saturday has been identified as the mother of the bride. Authorities say 61-year-old Margarita Mojarro of San Pedro was pronounced dead at the scene in Whittier's Penn Park. Up to... More »

Wills, Kate Pick Wedding Party

Top spots go to siblings Harry and Pippa

(Newser) - Prince William has chosen the best man for his wedding, and—shocker!—it’s his brother, Prince Harry. Wills and Kate Middleton announced their wedding party today, People reports, and Middleton also went the family route: Sister Pippa will serve as maid of honor. The other attendants include young... More »

20 Obsolete Wedding Customs

It's your day, so do your own thing

(Newser) - Get engaged, and within days the world is your wedding planner. Ignore the world, ignore your mom, even ignore the actual wedding planner, Wendy Atterbury writes for The Frisky . Some "rules" that don't have to apply—unless you really want to apply them:
  • Invite distant relatives: Whether the distance
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Wedding Guest Wounded in Russian Roulette

Stunt goes horribly wrong at party

(Newser) - A light-hearted game of Russian roulette at a wedding party landed a pal of the groom in the hospital when he shot himself in the head with a gun believed to be unloaded. A home video of the Russian party shows a guest pulling a gun from his waistband, holding... More »

Bride Jailed After Flashing, Beating Bouncer

To be fair, Welsh woman also hit him in the head with a shoe

(Newser) - A Welsh lesbian wedding party turned saucy, then bloody, and finally litigious when the bride, caught up in a fight with a bar bouncer, bared her breasts, and then struck him in the head with her stiletto heel. No one disputes those facts, but the genesis of the argument is... More »

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