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February 10, 1989 | From Reuters
Premier John Swan's conservative United Bermuda Party, which has ruled the island for 20 years, held onto power Thursday but its majority in the 44-seat House of Assembly was cut from 31 seats to 23. The left-leaning Progressive Labor Party increased the number of its seats from 7 to 15, official election results showed.
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February 10, 1989 | From Reuters
Premier John Swan's conservative United Bermuda Party, which has ruled the island for 20 years, held onto power Thursday but its majority in the 44-seat House of Assembly was cut from 31 seats to 23. The left-leaning Progressive Labor Party increased the number of its seats from 7 to 15, official election results showed.
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August 18, 1995 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Voters in Bermuda overwhelmingly rejected independence from Britain, which has ruled the mid-Atlantic island colony for 400 years. Premier John Swan, who supported independence, kept his promise and stepped down as leader of the governing party. He will be replaced as head of government as well. With all 22,236 ballots from the Wednesday voting counted, 74% opposed independence and 26% favored it. Voter turnout was 54% in the referendum, which was delayed a day because of Hurricane Felix.
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November 13, 1992 | ALEENE MacMINN, Arts and entertainment reports from The Times, national and international news services and the nation's press
Together Again: The Samuel Goldwyn Co., extending its relationship with Oscar-nominated actor-director Kenneth Branagh, has acquired worldwide distribution for his short film "Swan Song," which stars Sir John Gielgud. "Swan Song" is the fourth Branagh project signed by Goldwyn, the first being the Oscar-nominated "Henry V."
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
September 12, 1987
Jury deliberations began Friday in the trial of Deputy Dist. Atty. Wayne Mayer on a misdemeanor charge of petty theft. Mayer, co-prosecutor this summer in the retrial of Sagon Penn, is accused of stealing a power saw and portable drill from the back of a pick-up truck parked at DeAnza Cove on June 14.
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October 8, 1987 | JENIFER WARREN, Times Staff Writer
The retrial of Wayne Mayer, the deputy district attorney charged with petty theft, got under way Wednesday as attorneys attempted to select a jury in San Diego Municipal Court. Mayer, 41, is accused of stealing a power saw and a drill from the back of a pickup truck parked at De Anza Cove on June 14. Last month, jurors in Mayer's first trial on the misdemeanor criminal charge deadlocked, 9-3, in favor of conviction after two days of deliberations.
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July 18, 1987 | GLENN F. BUNTING, Times Staff Writer
Wayne C. Mayer, one of two San Diego County prosecutors assigned to the Sagon Penn retrial, was charged Friday with petty theft in connection with the reported loss last month of tools from the back of a pickup truck. The misdemeanor charge, filed by the state attorney general's office, prompted Dist. Atty. Edwin Miller on Friday to suspend Mayer without pay until the case is resolved.
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March 20, 1987 | Associated Press
Teen-agers who say no to drugs may feel alone but they are not, First Lady Nancy Reagan told members of an anti-drug youth convention on Thursday. "There are millions of kids who would stand by your side if they knew you needed help," Mrs. Reagan said in addressing the annual convention of the National Parents' Resource Institute for Drug Education, or PRIDE. "Standing for what you believe in can be difficult," she said. "It's hard to be your own person." Letters Ask for Help Mrs.
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October 14, 1987 | H.G. REZA, Times Staff Writer
The attorney for Deputy Dist. Atty. Wayne Mayer, who is charged with stealing a power saw and drill from a parked pickup truck, said Tuesday that his client was under considerable stress at the time of the incident and does not recall stealing the tools. In his opening statement to the jury, defense attorney Peter Hughes did not deny that Mayer stole the tools but said he does not recall taking them.
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