Alaska will issue marriage licenses to gay couples

Chris Laborde, left, and Matt Hamby celebrate Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, in Anchorage, Alaska, after a judge struck down Alaska's ban on gay marriage. Hamby, his husband and Laborde with her wife, along with two of the five couples who sued to overturn the ban . (AP Photo/Mark Thiessen)ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska will begin accepting marriage applications from same-sex couples Monday after a federal judge struck down the state’s ban on gay marriage — one of the first two states to prohibit same-sex weddings.

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