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Mankato council opposes marriage amendment

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MANKATO, Minn. (AP) — Mankato city leaders have voted to oppose an amendment to the state constitution banning marriage by people of the same gender.

The 4-1 vote by the City Council Monday came despite opposition from those who felt the council shouldn't be involved in the issue. Dan Wagner told council members the amendment should be decided by the voters and that the council should deal with streets, sewers, parks and property taxes.

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