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They did. They do. Clooney/Alamuddin wedding No. 2

George Clooney, flanked by his wife Amal Alamuddin, arrives at the city hall for their civil marriage ceremony in Venice, Italy, Monday, Sept. 29, 2014. George Clooney married human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin Saturday, the actor's representative said, out of sight of pursuing paparazzi and adoring crowds. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

VENICE, Italy (AP) — The romantic canaled city of Venice has been the venue for 323 weddings of foreign couples this year. Only one has drawn crowds and paparazzi.

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Venice to close area for Clooney wedding

Tourists enjoy the view from the Rialto bridge in Venice, Italy, Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. Venice city officials are closing a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney's wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. The city on Thursday issued an order closing walkways accessing the 16th Century Cavalli Palace for at least two hours Monday, citing "the George Clooney wedding." A city official, who spoke on condition of anonymity because he was not authorized to speak to the media, said city police requested the closure to prevent crowds from gathering and creating a safety risk. The official said such closures have taken place previously for both public and private events. The Cavalli Palace is used for civil marriage ceremonies, with rooms overlooking the Grand Canal and the famed Rialto Bridge. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno)

MILAN (AP) — Venice city officials on Thursday ordered the closure of a walkway fronting the picturesque Grand Canal on Monday to keep crowds away from George Clooney’s wedding to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin.

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