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Same-Sex Marriage Licenses to be Issued Friday

Same-Sex Marriage Licenses to be Issued Friday

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Sangamon County will begin issuing same-sex marriages licenses Friday.

County Clerk Joe Aiello says the new Illinois law goes into effect Sunday, June 1st so he wants to accommodate those who want a ceremony that day.

The cost is $75 and both parties need to be together to apply.  The clerk’s office will be open from 8:30am to 5pm Friday.

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