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Hawaii Set to Allow Same-Sex Marriage

The U.S. Pacific state of Hawaii is about to become the 15th in the United States to allow same-sex couples to marry.   On Tuesday, the Hawaiian state senate gave final approval to a bill extending marriage rights to same-sex couples in the state long popular as a wedding and honeymoon destination. As the vote took place, hundreds of supporters who filled the chamber's visitor galleries and the Capitol rotunda cheered and applauded.   Governor Neil Abercrombie has promised...

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