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LAMBERTVILLE, N.J. (KNOE 8 News/AP) - New Jersey is now the 14th state to recognize same-sex marriage.

Just after midnight, same-sex couples started tying the knot in the state.

Mayor and U.S. Sen.-elect Cory Booker led a ceremony in Newark for seven gay couples, telling the audience, "This is very beautiful."

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