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Over 3,000 Same-Sex Couples Have Married In New York

It was just over a year ago that same-sex marriage became legal in New York, and in that time over 3,000 couples have tied the knot, comprising about 6 percent of all marriages in the state. These numbers do not include New York City, which counts its marriage separately. In February, the city had reported over $200,000 in new income from marriage licenses and a sharp increase of several thousand marriages over previous years, but did not report a count of same-sex marriages.

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