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Topic - James Doyle
The Rhode Island state Senate passed a gay-marriage bill Wednesday evening, bringing the state closer to becoming the 10th in the nation to recognize gay nuptials.
A prostitution charge in New York against a former teen pageant princess who once appeared on the reality TV show "Wife Swap" has been dropped.
A former teen pageant princess featured in an eyebrow-raising episode of the TV show "Wife Swap" getting spray-tanned by her father and pitying the less attractive will plead not guilty this week to charges of prostitution and drug possession, her lawyer said.
"If two people are prepared to make a lifetime commitment ... the government shouldn't deny them the opportunity to get married," said state Sen. James Doyle, a Democrat.
He declined to say anything more when reached by phone Friday.