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Civil Unions Bill Passes First Hurdle at State Capitol

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A bill that would create civil unions cleared its first hurdle in the state house on Monday. Supporters say it's a major step forward to create equal rights under the law for same sex couples. But opponents worry it would undermine the traditional family unit.

http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kunc/local-kunc-956410.mp3KUNC’s state capitol reporter Bente Birkeland has more.