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MINNESOTA NEWS ROUNDUP: Same-sex marriage to become legal in Minnesota Thursday

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Minneapolis Mayor R-T Rybak will marry 42 couples at midnight when same-sex marriage becomes legal in Minnesota. Rybak says many gay Minnesotans move from small towns to the big city where they feel more comfortable, and he hopes the new statewide law can help change that perception. Rybak says his former chief of staff moved from Greater Minnesota because he felt a little more comfortable in Minneapolis. He adds that he's "pretty darn happy" that same-sex couples can now legally marry. 

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte has been with the Herald since 2006. He covers County government and anything else that happens in Pierce County on a daily basis.
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