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After waiting about as long as possible, the state of Louisiana began selling marriage licenses to same-sex couples and agreed Thursday that they could file joint income-tax returns and get both parents' names on their children's birth certificates.
Married same-sex couples also will be able to get both of their names on their children's birth certificates, whether the child is adopted or born to one member of the couple, said Kyle Duncan, attorney for the Department of Health and Hospitals.
The state holdout didn't prevent same-sex marriages from being conducted in New Orleans — Louisiana's first gay marriage was Monday in Orleans Parish Civil District Court after the couple got their license in neighboring Jefferson Parish.
The head of Louisiana State Police said earlier that members of same-sex couples who want their married name on their driver's licenses can make that change starting Monday.
Cooper ruled that Landis and the government can question Hansen for no more than two hours and must limit the deposition to what she knows about drug use by Armstrong or anyone else associated with the former U. S. Postal Service team.
In 2012, he agreed to repay donors nearly a half-million dollars that he raised for his defense fund in an agreement with federal prosecutors to spare him criminal charges.
On Thursday, the judge also ruled that Armstrong will be allowed to question some Postal Service officials about the sponsorship contract, its anti-doping provision and its overall estimated worth to the agency.
Phil Walsh, coach of the Adelaide Crows in the Australian Football League, was killed in a domestic dispute early Friday at his home. His 26-year-old son has been arrested.
Police said in a statement they "can confirm that the man murdered at Somerton Park in the early hours of the morning is Phil Walsh, coach of the Adelaide Crows."
Walsh, 55, died at the scene despite attempts by ambulance officers.
His wife is in hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Walsh was a former Australian Rules player, and coach at Adelaide since 2014.
Mets catcher Adrian Abreu has been suspended for 80 games following a positive test for metabolites of Stanozolol under baseball's minor league drug program.
The discipline was announced Thursday by the commissioner's office.
The 24-year-old, in his sixth minor league season in the Mets' organization was hitting .273 with three RBIs in 33 at-bats this year with Class A Savannah of the South Atlantic League after batting .097 in 31 at-bats with Class A St.