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Senate debates gay marriage: A slow start

OLYMPIA -- The Senate convened to consider the same-sex marriage bill right at 6 p.m., then promptly went into caucus to discuss amendments.

Lt. Gov. Brad Owen, who presides over the Senate, welcomed the people in the full gallery...and asked them to conform to accepted rules of behavior.

We'll be back when they are.



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