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'Live Free or Die' License Plate Will Stay

The House on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have given motorists the option to choose

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    'Live Free or Die' License Plate Will Stay
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    New Hampshire's "Live Free or Die" license plates will live to see another day.

    The House on Wednesday rejected a bill that would have given motorists the option to choose between the current license plates, which include the state's "Live Free or Die" motto, and a new version featuring the word "scenic," which appeared on license plates decades ago.

    "Live Free or Die" is part of a toast Gen. John Stark sent to his wartime comrades in 1809. It officially became the state motto in 1945.

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