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  • Education group in NH promotes ILLITERACY (Reaching Higher NH)

    As an education researcher, I’ve seen education fads come and go.  They leave a trail of illiterate students (who become illiterate adults) in their path. (more…)

  • Tell Cong. Guinta and Kuster to vote NO to psychological profiling our kids

    URGENT: this bill is now in the House Education and Workforce Committee and it will go to the House for final vote. (more…)

  • On Air News Read for August 25, 2016

    Campaign finance reports were filed with the Secretary of State’s Office yesterday by those seeking state office.  The big money raisers were Manchester’s Republican Mayor Ted Gatsas who, (more…)

  • A Packed Show and a Packed Bookcase

    (Hour 1a) Rich started off the show by going over the day’s guests and remarking on how packed of a show it is. He then went on to talk about the books that are causing (more…)

  • Congressional Candidate Michael Callis

    (Hour 1b) Rich was joined by Michael Callis, who is running for Congress as a Republican in the First District. They talked about why Michael is running, as well as (more…)

  • Government Rules, Socialism on Your Phone, and Search Manipulation

    (Hour 1c) Rich was joined by Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing for this week’s Web Savvy segment. They started out by talking about government rules regarding net neutrality, and how it is (more…)

  • Jerry’s Ride 2 Recovery

    (Hour 2a) Rich was joined by Sandown Firefighter Jerry Lachance to talk about his involvement in Ride 2 Recovery, an organization dedicated to (more…)

  • The 7 Basic Movements

    (Hour 2a) Rich was joined by Mike Bistany of EFX Fitness for this week’s Fitness Effects. Mike talked about a high school challenge he did. He then went on to talk about (more…)

  • The End of Summer and Plants for Fall

    (Hour 2c) Rich was joined by Sulane Blackford from Jacque’s Flowers for this week’s Garden Goddess segment to talk about a variety of topics. They talked about the ending of (more…)

  • Reading to kids and Transgendered Issues

    (Hours 3a,b,c) Sid Glasner joined Rich for ‘Is our Children Learning‘ to talk about reading with kids. They talked about the importance of  (more…)

  • On Air News Read for August 24, 2016

    New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph Foster announced yesterday that State Trooper Andrew Monaco is expected to enter guilty pleas to three counts of simple assault stemming from his use of force in (more…)

  • Crime in the news

    (Hour 1a) Rich started off the day by talking about the news, and how he writes his news read and the troubles he has doing so. He continued on to talk about the (more…)

  • Excessive use of Force by State Police

    (Hour 1b) Rich continued by talking about the beating of Richard Simone as well as crime and punishment in general. He continued by talking about the change in the narrative that (more…)

  • Voter Intimidation and Clinton Cash

    (Hour 1c) Ed Naile of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers was in for this week’s edition of ‘A Question of Voter Fraud‘ and started off by talking about voter intimidation by (more…)

  • Story Time with Rich: Antarctica by Helen Cowcher

    (Hour 2a) It was story time with Rich as he read Antarctica by Hellen Cowcher. He pointed out how this book is horrfying to kids in the intended age range, and (more…)

  • Count Pulaski and his park

    (Hour 2b) In lieu of a guest for Veterans In Our Own Backyard, Rich talked about Pulaski park in Manchester and the story of Count Casimir Pulaski. Rich discussed Pulaski‘s rise to fame, as well as  (more…)

  • Senior Health and Fitness

    (Hour 2c) Judy Loubier of Seniors Helping Seniors was in for this week’s Caring for Seniors segment and focused on the health of the elderly. She talked about signs of declining health, as well as (more…)