N.H. death penalty debate heats up

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RALEIGH, N.C., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- North Carolinians elected their first woman governor Tuesday, elevating Lt. Gov. Beverly Perdue to the office over Charlotte Mayor Pat McCrory.

Democratic N.H. Gov. Lynch re-elected

CONCORD, N.H., Nov. 4 (UPI) -- Democratic New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch won election to a third term, handily beating Republican state Sen. Joe Kenney and declaring victory.

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Violent weather kills one in New Hampshire

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Broncos put Smith, Moss on IR

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New Hampshire repeals abortion law

CONCORD, N.H., June 30 (UPI) -- New Hampshire is the first state to repeal a law requiring parents to be notified 48 hours before a minor has an abortion, say abortion-rights activists.

New Hampshire repeals abortion law

CONCORD, N.H., June 30 (UPI) -- New Hampshire has become the first state to repeal a law requiring parental notification 48 hours before a minor has an abortion. Gov. John Lynch Friday signed the bill repealing the 2003 law, which he called unenforceable, the Nashua (N.H.) Telegraph r

Civil union bill signed into N.H. law

CONCORD, N.H., June 1 (UPI) -- New Hampshire Gov. John Lynch signed into law a bill legalizing civil unions for same-sex couples in the state.

Gay activists push more for marriage

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New Hampshire approves same-sex unions

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Civil unions said down for gay couples

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Former N.J. senate president gets 3 years

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Ex-N.J. gov.'s book may tell too much

TRENTON, N.J., Sept. 25 (UPI) -- Former New Jersey Gov. Jim McGreevey's tell-all book about his administration may have revealed too much and could possibly get him prosecuted.

Former N.J. senate president pleads guilty

NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 15 (UPI) -- The former president of the New Jersey state Senate admitted Friday he took payoffs in return for using his influence to get approval for projects.
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John Lynch
John Lynch waits during a break in trial proceedings of a libel lawsuit brought by self-help guru Tony Robbins against Global's the Vancouver Sun newspaper and BCTV television station at Vancouver's British Columbia Supreme Court, June 23, 2005. John Lynch is the ex-husband of Bonnie Lynch, now married to Tony Robbins and known as Sage Robbins. (UPI Photo / Heinz Ruckemann)

John Lynch (born 26 December 1961) is an actor from Northern Ireland.

Lynch was born in Corrinshego, near Newry, County Armagh in Northern Ireland. He attended St Colman's College, Newry, an all-Catholic school. Lynch has said that his family was not political but were "affected" by the Troubles. His mother is Italian, and he is the brother of British-based actress, Susan Lynch. His other sister Pauline Lynch is also an actress, and formerly worked as an English and drama teacher in Saint Patrick's Grammar School, Downpatrick.

Lynch has appeared in numerous films related to Northern Ireland's problems, such as Cal, In the Name of the Father, The Railway Station Man, Nothing Personal and Some Mother's Son, as well as the Irish-themed film Evelyn, with Pierce Brosnan, Aidan Quinn and Julianna Margulies. He starred as Gyneth Paltrow's boyfriend in Sliding Doors, and as a supporting actor in Derek Jarman's Edward II.

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