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  • FITN GOP Leadership Summit Day One

    This is day one of our one of a kind coverage of the FITN Leadership Summit sponsored by the New Hampshire Republican State Committee. Here are the links to the speeches and interviews.  Enjoy! (more…)

  • FITN GOP Leadership Summit Day Two

    We continue with the recordings of the FITN Republican Leadership Summit. Click here for our archival post of day one. Carly Fiorina Interview with Josh McCelvin Gov. Bobby Jindal Donald Trump Gov. Bobby Jindal, Ben Sorrow & Rich and Friends Gov. Mike Huckabee Sen. Ted Cruz

  • The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776

    (Adopted by Congress on July 4, 1776) The Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America (more…)

  • Educator writes in favor of Avard’s Senate Bill 101

    Given that Governor Margaret Wood Hassan has vetoed Senator Kevin Avard’s bill (SB101) preventing the State Board or Department of Education from requiring local school districts to adopt the Common Core national education standards and given that (more…)

  • Presidential drive with passion

    (Hour 1a) This morning we talked about a number of things including more about Rich’s neighborhood and the upcoming 2016 election.  Rich discussed the democratic side (more…)

  • Singing and complaining

    (Hour 1b) For this segment Lori Lynn Greene, of In It Together, joined us and gave us a preview of her musical chops.  Also, Rich came on to let us know that Manchester firemen (more…)

  • Pet Sense with fireworks!

    (Hour 1c) This morning Shelley Greenglass, of the Manchester Animal Shelter, joined us for a segment of Pet Sense.  To kick the segment off we got a phone call from (more…)

  • Dramatic reading of the Declaration

    (Hour 2a) This patriotic segment was comprised of a dramatic reading of the Declaration of Independence.  We also played Red Skelton’s Pledge of Allegiance.  Tune in to hear it! (more…)

  • NTU Pres on the tax code

    (Hour 2b) Pete Sepp, President of NTU and RATE, was our guest this morning.  He came on the show and shared a little bit about his non-profit, non-partisan citizen group that (more…)

  • The Path to Repair

    (Hour 2c) This morning Paul Rivard and Curt Grenier, of Auto Care Plus, joined us for our weekly segment of Auto Care Corner.  They came in today to share a bit about (more…)

  • Independence Day Weather

    (Hour 3a) For this segment Rich detailed some upcoming events that are taking place.  Also, Meteorologist Al Kaprielian joined us to give us a look at this weekend’s (more…)

  • “Death is not the worst of evils”

    (Hour 3b) In this segment Rich played a sound clip by Milton Friedman (Click here for that link).  That propelled this segment into one about how the country as a whole is (more…)

  • Fireworks at the Fisher Cats stadium

    (Hour 3c) Tom Gauthier, of the New Hampshire Fisher Cats, joined us this morning for our weekly segment of In The Bullpen Tom came on to tell us about how the Fisher Cats (more…)

  • On Air News Read for July 3, 2015

    In light of injuries suffered by three firefighters in Manchester while rescuing a woman from her porch during a fire on Walnut Street, the Manchester Professional Firefighters Association has (more…)

  • Inside Education: ORIGINS OF THE COMMON CORE EXPLORED WITH AUTHOR

      Dr. Deborah Duncan Owen, author of the new book entitled, “Origins of the Common Core” and an Associate Professor of Literacy at Elmira College in Elmira, New York shared her work and her ideas about the present direction public education is taking—– (more…)

  • Inside Education: FLEEING TEACHERS, DATA ON STUDENTS, AND A CHAT WITH ANN MARIE BANFIELD

    There’s a crisis brewing in the state of Arizona —- teachers, dissatisfied with what is taking place in the state are willing to give up their jobs rather than stay in place and submit themselves to the unprofessional decisions of state leaders.  (more…)

  • Inside Education: The woes of competency based education

    This morning Ann Marie Bannfield joined us for today’s segment of Inside Education.  She started off the show detailing how the show is going to look and moved on to the (more…)

  • How to improve your online personal branding

    (Hour 1c) This morning Jon DiPietro, of Career Gravity, joined us for a segment of Web Savvy this morning.  Jon came on the show armed and ready to give us a list (more…)