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A Labor Department proposal would expand Family and Medical Leave Act benefits to same-sex married couples, regardless of where they live, if they were legally married in a state that recognizes such unions. (Photo by Charles Roffey via flickr/Creative Commons)

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State's same-sex couples could get family leave, but impact uncertain

Couples who were legally married in a state that recognizes same-sex unions might be given Family and Medical Leave Act benefits if they work in Arizona - even though the state does not recognize their marriage.