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updated: 12/8/2012 5:52 PM

Same-sex weddings in Washington begin on Sunday

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  • Volunteer Jane Richlovsky puts finishing touches Saturday on one of five spots in Seattle City Hall where weddings will take place on Sunday.

      Volunteer Jane Richlovsky puts finishing touches Saturday on one of five spots in Seattle City Hall where weddings will take place on Sunday.
    Associated Press

 
Associated Press

Gov. chris gregoire and secretary of state sam reed certified the election on wednesday afternoon, and the law took effect at 12:01 a.m. thursday, when couples in seattle lined up to pick up their licenses just after midnight.because the state has a three-day waiting period, the earliest that weddings can take place is sunday.

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