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Friday, March 28, 2014

US recognizes Michigan same-sex couple marriages

Kat White, left, and Sue Walton hug after being married March 22 in a group ceremony by the Oakland County clerk in Pontiac, Mich., after a federal judge struck down Michigan's ban on gay marriage. Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday extended federal recognition to the marriages of about 300 same-sex couples that took place in Michigan before a federal appeals court put those unions on hold.