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10/13/2014 10:08 pm ET Updated Feb 02, 2016

First Same-Sex Couples Marry in Alaska

It appears that at least two same-sex couples have been married in Barrow, Alaska, according to Kristine Hilderbrand, who said state Magistrate Mary Treiber waived the three-day waiting period required after issuing of marriage licenses.

Hilderbrand said she married Sarah Ellis at around 4 p.m. today. The two are likely the first same-sex couples to be married in Alaska.


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