First marriage licenses issued to gay couples in Washington state

Dozens of same-sex couples obtained their marriage licenses in Washington state early Thursday, just hours after Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a law legalizing gay marriage in the state

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This couple displays buttons proclaiming they've been together for 43 years. They are waiting outside the King County Administration building to be among the first same-sex couples to get a marriage license at 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 6.
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