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September 9, 1992 | Associated Press
President Bush on Tuesday nominated Steven J. McAuliffe, the husband of Challenger explosion victim Sharon Christa McAuliffe, to be a U.S. district judge for New Hampshire. If confirmed by the Senate, Steven McAuliffe, 44, would succeed Norman H. Stahl. Christa McAuliffe, a schoolteacher, was one of seven crew members aboard the space shuttle when it exploded shortly after liftoff on Jan. 28, 1986. She was to have conducted classes from space for thousands of schoolchildren.
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September 9, 1992 | Associated Press
President Bush on Tuesday nominated Steven J. McAuliffe, the husband of Challenger explosion victim Sharon Christa McAuliffe, to be a U.S. district judge for New Hampshire. If confirmed by the Senate, Steven McAuliffe, 44, would succeed Norman H. Stahl. Christa McAuliffe, a schoolteacher, was one of seven crew members aboard the space shuttle when it exploded shortly after liftoff on Jan. 28, 1986. She was to have conducted classes from space for thousands of schoolchildren.
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November 12, 2005 | From Times Wire Reports
A former national Republican Party official will stand trial on charges he conspired to jam Democratic get-out-the-vote phone lines on election day 2002, a federal judge said in Concord. Judge Steven McAuliffe rejected an argument by James Tobin that the conspiracy charges should be dismissed because the government's allegations were insufficient. A trial for Tobin, who in 2002 was political director of the national committee working to get Republican senators elected, is scheduled for Dec. 6.
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September 23, 1986 | Associated Press
The families of four Challenger astronauts, gathering for the first time publicly since the space shuttle blew up eight months ago, today announced plans for a national space science education center to serve as a "living tribute" to their loved ones. "We have lost the Challenger, but we haven't lost the challenge of keeping those dreams alive," June Scobee said in announcing the plan before 20 students at the Stevens Elementary School.
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February 22, 2008 | From the Associated Press
A federal judge Thursday acquitted a former Republican Party official accused of taking part in a plot to jam state Democratic Party phone lines on election day 2002. James Tobin, the former regional chairman of President Bush's reelection campaign, was convicted in federal court in 2005 of helping to arrange more than 800 hang-up calls that jammed get-out-the-vote phone lines set up by the state Democratic Party and the Manchester firefighters' union for about an hour. Republican John E.
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January 8, 1987 | Associated Press
Families of the Challenger crew Wednesday began a nationwide, $50-million fund-raising campaign to build a center for teaching America's youth about space. At a news conference three weeks before the first anniversary of the space shuttle explosion, the families asked businesses to donate 10% of their sales on Jan. 28 to The Challenger Center, a living memorial the families hope to build. "We're a team," June Scobee, widow of shuttle commander Francis R.
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January 30, 1986 | Associated Press
The husband and children of teacher Christa McAuliffe, who was killed Tuesday in the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, today thanked people around the country for their sympathy. "My children and I are very aware of the tremendous outpouring of grief and support across America," Steven McAuliffe said in a statement delivered by a partner in McAuliffe's Concord law firm. "We wish to thank you all and hope you can understand our need for these private moments. "We have all lost Christa.
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September 3, 1987 | Associated Press
Families of the Challenger crew announced Wednesday a $1-million grant that will enable them to create a "living memorial" to teach America's youth about space. June Scobee, widow of shuttle commander Francis R. (Dick) Scobee and chairman of the board of the Challenger Center for Space Science Education, accepted the first installment of the grant from the Gannett Foundation.
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February 3, 1986 | From Associated Press
The long goodby to shuttle Challenger's crew continued today with a private funeral Mass for the family of Christa McAuliffe, a memorial service at which Judith Resnik's father said thank-you for the outpouring of sympathy, and a public tribute to Ronald McNair.
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September 24, 1986 | From Times Wire Services
Families of the Challenger crew members used a sixth-grade classroom Tuesday to unveil plans for a national space science education center in the nation's capital that will serve as a "living tribute" to their loved ones. "Obviously, we all wish that things had gone differently. That's the way it went, and now the challenge is to make the best of it," said Steven McAuliffe, the widower of teacher Sharon Christa McAuliffe, one of seven crew members killed when the space shuttle exploded on Jan.
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February 4, 1986 | From Associated Press
As friends and families in Ohio, New Hampshire and South Carolina remembered the dead from the space shuttle on Monday, America's first man in orbit challenged the living to "fix it and get on with it." Sen. John Glenn (D-Ohio) recalled the last words from shuttle commander Francis R. (Dick) Scobee--"Roger, go at throttle up"--before the Challenger exploded last Tuesday.
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