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Few marriage licenses issued for same-sex couples in southwest Minnesota

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WORTHINGTON -- One month after same-sex couples could legally wed in Minnesota, the six counties in the far southwest corner of the state have recorded just seven applications for marriage licenses. Statewide, at least 1,640 applications for marriage licenses from same-sex couples have been recorded since the process opened, according to a story released Monday by the Associated Press.

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Julie Buntjer
Julie Buntjer joined the Daily Globe newsroom in December 2003, after working more than nine years for weekly newspapers. A native of Worthington and graduate of Worthington High School, then-Worthington Community College and South Dakota State University, she has a bachelor's degree in agriculture journalism. At the Daily Globe, Julie covers the agricultural beat, as well as Nobles County government, watersheds, community news and feature stories. In her spare time, she enjoys needlework (cross-stitch and hardanger embroidery), reading, travel, fishing and spending time with family. Find more of her stories of farm life, family and various other tidbits at www.farmbleat.areavoices.com.
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