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  • The Manchester School District’s “zeros” explained

    We took to the airwaves to explain just what Manchester School District administrators did in presenting the city’s Smarter Balanced Assessment results.   (more…)

  • Friday, February 12 in the NH House

    The following is the schedule of sessions and meetings in the New Hampshire House on Friday, February 12, 2016.  Published as submitted by the Speaker’s Office. ~ Melanie (more…)

  • NH House Session Recap for February 11, 2016

    The following is a RECAP of the New Hampshire House of Representatives on February 11, 2016 presented as published by the Speaker’s Office.  ~ Melanie (more…)

  • Holidays, Traditions and the Catholic Religion

    (Hour 1a) Rich talked to us this morning about Lent and the Catholic religion.  He and Josh spoke about different holidays and traditions before Rich told his listeners about (more…)

  • Fraudulent Voters and a Narrowing Presidential Race

    (Hour 1b) Rich started the segment by talking about the fraudulent voter sting that was released yesterday.  He reminded us of past elections and pointed out the slim margin by which some (more…)

  • NH Primary From A Digital Marketing Perspective

    (Hour 1c) We were joined this morning by Jon DiPietro of Digital Liberty Marketing for Web Savvy.  He talked to us about the NH Primary and the notion that what (more…)

  • A Discussion About Expanded Medicaid

    (Hour 2a) Rich talked to us this morning about Expanded Medicaid.  He told us about Senator Jeb Bradley and his part in the process.  He spoke about the finances and (more…)

  • Training for Sports

    (Hour 2b) We were joined this morning by Mike Bistany of EFX Fitness for Fitness Effects.  He spoke about planning and coordination of training for sports teams, especially (more…)

  • The Garden Goddess on Valentines Day

    (Hour 2c) We were joined by Sulane Blackford of Jacques Flower Shop for the Garden Goddess.  She talked to us about Valentines Day and told us about Friar Valentine, (more…)

  • Senate Bills and Educational Initiatives

    (Hours 3a,b,c) Rich, along with Inside Education’s Sid Glassner, spoke to us about a number of bills, starting with a bill to fund kindergarten.  “The bill is dead and honestly it should (more…)

  • On Air News Read for February 11, 2016

    One hundred thousand six hundred thirty nine.  That’s how many votes Donald J. Trump officially received in Tuesday’s primary.  The vote tally gave Trump thirty five point six percent of the record two hundred eighty two thousand (more…)

  • Inside Education: 02/11/2016

    Part One Part Two Part Three

  • Thursday, February 11 in the NH House

    The following is the schedule of sessions and meetings in the New Hampshire House on Thursday, February 11, 2016.  Published as submitted by the Speaker’s Office. ~ Melanie (more…)

  • NH House Session Recap For February 10, 2016

    The following is a RECAP of the New Hampshire House of Representatives on February 10, 2016 presented as published by the Speaker’s Office.  ~ Melanie (more…)

  • NH Primary Day Recap

    (Hours 1a,3a) Rich gave us today’s show calendar.  He talked to us about yesterday, sharing about the busyness within Merrimack.  He pointed out the turnout for Donald (more…)

  • Town Councilor Boyd on NH Primary Traffic Debacle

    (Hour 1b) We were joined this morning by Merrimack Town Councilor Bill Boyd.  He started by explaining about the massive traffic issues that occurred last night (more…)