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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis, the nation’s first openly gay governor, marries his longtime partner Marlon Reis

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis married his longtime partner, Marlon Reis, on Wednesday afternoon. The couple wed at a small, traditional Jewish ceremony that was held outdoors with family and friends present, according to the governor’s office. Rabbi Tirzah Firestone officiated. The governor’s office said every guest was required to test negative for COVID-19.  “The greatest […]

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Colorado Gov. Jared Polis and his longtime partner, Marlon Reis, are engaged

Colorado Gov. Jared Polis is engaged. And he picked an interesting moment to pop the question.  First Gentleman Marlon Reis was feeling crummy the day it happened. His condition was deteriorating after battling a coronavirus infection for more than a week. His oxygen saturation levels had dropped to a concerning level. A doctor told him […]

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Each Colorado coronavirus patient is spreading the disease to as many as 4 people, governor says

CENTENNIAL — Each Coloradan infected by the new coronavirus likely has spread the disease to three or four others, Gov. Jared Polis said Friday as he warned of how bad things may get in the state unless people start taking social distancing seriously. In explaining — and defending — his stay-at-home order issued earlier this […]