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Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton signs a bill into law to legalize same-sex marriage Tuesday night. With him are the sponsors of the bill, Sen. Scott Dibble and Rep. Karen Clark, and their partners, Richard Leyva and Jacquelyn Zita. (Don Davis/Forum News Service)

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ST. PAUL -- Minnesota's gay community never has known such joy.

That joy showed Tuesday night as American and rainbow flags flew in front of the state Capitol when Minnesota became the 12th state to embrace same-sex marriage. Minnesota gays and their supporters could not contain their enthusiasm during a 45-minute ceremony featuring Gov. Mark Dayton signing the historic legislation.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.
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