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Del. counties processing civil union applications

DOVER, Del. — Clerk’s office in Delaware’s three counties reported only minor problems as they began processing applications for same-sex civil unions. A new law authorizing same-sex civil unions took effect Jan. 1, but officials did not begin taking applications ...

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New Year brings same-sex civil unions in Delaware

DOVER, Del. — The dawning of the new year in Delaware brings with it a new law allowing same-sex couples to enter into legally recognized civil unions. The new law takes effect at 10 a.m. Sunday. That means most same-sex ...

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Md. Senate gives preliminary approval to same-sex marriage bill

ANNAPOLIS — Even as the state Senate resumes debating same-sex marriage after its preliminary approval of a bill on Wednesday, the measure’s opponents are gearing up for a vote in a wider forum. Del. Don H. Dwyer Jr. said enactment ...

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Sen. Kittleman stepping down as minority leader

ANNAPOLIS — Maryland’s Senate minority leader says he is stepping down. Republican Sen. Allan Kittleman said Tuesday he has decided to move aside because he holds more moderate views on social issues than a majority of the members of the ...

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