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Clothesline rule creates flap

Advocates in 3 states fight ban, cite energy savings

Mary Lou Sayer hangs her clothes from her dining room light in her Concord, N.H., home because her senior housing complex rejected her request to use clotheslines. Mary Lou Sayer hangs her clothes from her dining room light in her Concord, N.H., home because her senior housing complex rejected her request to use clotheslines. (David Kamerman/Globe Staff)
By Jenna Russell
Globe Staff / March 13, 2008

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CONCORD, N.H. - They say they only want to protect their "right to dry." And in three New England states, advocates for clotheslines - yes, clotheslines, strung across the yard, draped with socks and sheets - are pushing for new laws to liberate residents whose neighbors won't let them hang laundry outside. (Full article: 1035 words)

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