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Supporters for civil unions for same-sex relationships applaud right after the Cottonwood City Council approved a civil unions ordinance on Tuesday, Dec. 17, in a packed council chambers in Cottonwood. Jerome, Sedona, Bisbee and Tucson have passed similar ordinances. The vote came after more than an hour of comments and discussion.

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Cottonwood Council approves civil union registry

Ordinance 604 was approved by a 6-1 vote