How local counties are handling same-sex marriage applications

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Different counties in Western Washington have set different hours for handling the first applications from same-sex couples.

 

Thurston and King counties will start taking applications at midnight, but only for couples chosen in a lottery.

 

Pierce County's office will open at 6:30 Thursday morning.

 

Snohomish County will open at the normal time, 9 a.m. on Thursday.

 

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