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Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Same-sex couples line up for licenses

Gov. Chris Gregoire, left, applauds as Secretary of State Sam Reed holds up the signed certification of Referendum 74, a citizen-passed measure that legalizes same-sex marriage in the state, Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012, in Olympia, Wash. Gregoire and Reed both signed the document at the signing ceremony, which allows gay couples to marry beginning Dec. 9.