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Gov. Mark Dayton tells those at a rally outside the state Capitol Thursday that Minnesota should legalize same-sex marriage.

Hundreds rally for same-sex marriage

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ST. PAUL -- Many of the hundreds who rallied Thursday to support legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota said they think it can happen this year.


"We have come this far and are this close," Sen. Scott Dibble, DFL-Minneapolis, told those gathered outside the state Capitol building in the sleet. Dibble, who is gay, said he believes the state can and should approve the bill legalizing same-sex marriage.

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Danielle Killey
Danielle Killey is the city reporter for the Republican Eagle, where she has worked since 2011. She graduated from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities with a journalism degree.
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