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Alex Fogarty, left, and Mara Morken, a same-sex couple from Moorhead, pose for a photo outside the Minnesota Capitol before a vote on gay marriage. Forum News Service photo by Danielle Killey

Senate vote puts Minn. a signature away from legalizing gay marriage

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ST. PAUL -- Love and marriage soon will go together for Minnesota gays like they do for straight couples.

"Vote yes for love," Minnesota Sen. Scott Dibble told his colleagues Monday.

Enough senators agreed and gave the Minneapolis Democrat his wish of a Minnesota that allows same-sex couples to marry, the 12th state to allow it.

"Today we have the power, the awesome humbling power, to make dreams come true." Dibble said as a four-hour, three-minute debate wound down.

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