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June 7, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen signed into law a measure making the state the 11th to offer lesbians and gay men protection against discrimination. "If we are to be true to our belief that all people are created equal, we must ensure that all of our people enjoy the same basic rights under the law," Shaheen said at a signing ceremony in Concord. The law, effective Jan. 1, 1998, will give gays and lesbians a measure of protection in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation.
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June 7, 1997 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
New Hampshire Gov. Jeanne Shaheen signed into law a measure making the state the 11th to offer lesbians and gay men protection against discrimination. "If we are to be true to our belief that all people are created equal, we must ensure that all of our people enjoy the same basic rights under the law," Shaheen said at a signing ceremony in Concord. The law, effective Jan. 1, 1998, will give gays and lesbians a measure of protection in the areas of employment, housing and public accommodation.
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BUSINESS
September 20, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Court Ruling Favors Plaintiff in Liability Case: The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled that the family of a young woman killed in an accident four years ago can sue Ford Motor Co. for negligence because the car in which she died did not have an air bag.
NEWS
February 16, 1997 | TED ANTHONY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
The words came out differently over the years. But relatives, acquaintances, co-workers, friends always meant the same thing: You can't. You'll never make anything of yourself. Don't even try. He is 53, learning disabled, and has no phone, no car, no permanent residence other than a modest room at the Cadillac Motel. His working life has been a series of fits and starts; he has been unemployed for years. He subsists on Social Security and the occasional odd job.
BUSINESS
February 24, 1988 | Associated Press
A Massachusetts utility company has begun talks aimed at taking over troubled Public Service Co. of New Hampshire, but not its 36% share of the stalled Seabrook nuclear plant, officials said Tuesday. Public Service, the lead Seabrook owner, sought federal bankruptcy protection last month. The proposed takeover by New England Electric System, based in Westborough, Mass.
NEWS
January 21, 1991 | MARGARET L. KNOX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
This state, one of three without a holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today, will instead have a legislative committee debate over a confusing array of bills on the subject. One bill would establish an annual King Day on the third Monday in January and would eliminate a floating "Heritage Day," which is celebrated in different ways in various parts of the state.
NEWS
February 16, 1997 | TED ANTHONY, ASSOCIATED PRESS
The words came out differently over the years. But relatives, acquaintances, co-workers, friends always meant the same thing: You can't. You'll never make anything of yourself. Don't even try. He is 53, learning disabled, and has no phone, no car, no permanent residence other than a modest room at the Cadillac Motel. His working life has been a series of fits and starts; he has been unemployed for years. He subsists on Social Security and the occasional odd job.
BUSINESS
August 22, 1989 | From United Press International
Opponents of the Seabrook nuclear power plant won a preliminary legal battle Monday in their effort to raise financial issues as an obstacle to a full-power license for the New Hampshire facility. A Nuclear Regulatory Commission licensing board ruled favorably on a request by Massachusetts Atty. Gen. James Shannon that the commission consider reviewing the financial stability of Public Service Co. of New Hampshire, the operator of Seabrook. Public Service Co. is bankrupt.
NATIONAL
February 18, 2004 | Mary Curtius, Times Staff Writer
Despite the intensifying political furor surrounding gay marriage, supporters of a proposed constitutional amendment restricting marriage to the union of a man and a woman aren't counting on success anytime soon.
NATIONAL
February 18, 2004 | Elizabeth Mehren, Times Staff Writer
The same-sex marriage dispute steamed into New Hampshire on Tuesday, as what was intended to be a staid legislative committee hearing turned into an impassioned public outpouring. After the location was moved twice for lack of space, more than 500 people filled the Capitol assembly hall here, normally used for the full House of Representatives.
BUSINESS
September 20, 1995 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Court Ruling Favors Plaintiff in Liability Case: The New Hampshire Supreme Court ruled that the family of a young woman killed in an accident four years ago can sue Ford Motor Co. for negligence because the car in which she died did not have an air bag.
NEWS
January 21, 1991 | MARGARET L. KNOX, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
This state, one of three without a holiday honoring Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today, will instead have a legislative committee debate over a confusing array of bills on the subject. One bill would establish an annual King Day on the third Monday in January and would eliminate a floating "Heritage Day," which is celebrated in different ways in various parts of the state.
BUSINESS
February 24, 1988 | Associated Press
A Massachusetts utility company has begun talks aimed at taking over troubled Public Service Co. of New Hampshire, but not its 36% share of the stalled Seabrook nuclear plant, officials said Tuesday. Public Service, the lead Seabrook owner, sought federal bankruptcy protection last month. The proposed takeover by New England Electric System, based in Westborough, Mass.
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