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Woonsocket, R.I., vital records clerk Judith Labonte (left) and City Clerk Pauline Payeur are working with immigration officers after seeing a stream of suspicious requests for licenses.

Municipal clerks turn sleuths to thwart sham marriages

By Yvonne Abraham
Globe Staff / December 4, 2006

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CUMBERLAND, R.I. -- Patricia Skurka knows every street in this town. And she knew the address a couple had written on their marriage application did not exist. (Full article: 889 words)

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