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Author: Rich Girard

The Final Weekend Weather Segment

(Hour 3a) Rich opened up the final of the show by taking a call from his wife Jennifer, who conveyed her feeling about the decision to transition out of the radio station.  He then thanked Josh for his participation on the show and took a call from Meteorologist Al Kaprielian, who shared the weekend weather.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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The Final History Segment

(Hour 3b) Rich talked to James Patrick Riley of Courage, New Hampshire for The History Segment.  James shared advice from Benjamin Franklin, spoke about the Articles of Federation, addressed the Civil War and more.  Tune in to get all of the details! ...

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The Final Goodbye

(Hour 3c) Rich opened up the final Girard at Large radio show segment by thanking Will Infantine, who has contributed greatly to the show.  He then talked about why he stopped writing for the Hippo Press, shared two of his favorite quotes and said goodbye to the audience.  Tune in to hear this touching farewell to the radio show. Click here and click here to view the quotes that were read online....

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On Air News Read for November 17, 2017

The town of Amherst has announced Town Hall will be closed on Thanksgiving Day and Black Friday.  Business as usual will resume on Monday the twenty seventh.  They even created this cool flayer to make the announcement.  We’ve got it with this news read at Girard at Large dot com in case you want to take a look. In wake of yesterday’s vote in the House of Representatives to reform the income tax code, First District congressional candidate Senator Andy Sanborn, Republican from Bedford, sent out a statement praising the bill.  Sanborn said the bill, which proposes the first...

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On Air News Read for November 16, 2017

Now, on to our top story of the morning.  Yesterday was the start of the Winter Parking Ban in Merrimack.  No parking allowed on public streets between 11:00 pm and 6:00 am.  We would have told you yesterday, but the press release wasn’t sent until after five last night.  The Merrimack Police Department offered its thanks in advance for helping to keep the town’s streets safe during the winter months. Eversource business and residential customers continue to pick up their phones and open their doors to find individuals falsely claiming to be “representatives” or “employees” of the company.  The...

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Livingston’s Political Contributions and a GAL Walk-In

(Hour 1a) Rich began this morning’s show by informing the listeners that after a preliminary review of Mayor-elect Joyce Craig’s filing reports he found that former Manchester Superintendent Debra Livingston contributed as much to the campaign as she is suing the Manchester School District for.  He then talked to John Sartorelli in Manchester, who told the Humble Host about how he found the show.  Finally, they spoke about public officials who opted to take taxpayer-funded health insurance.  Tune in to get all of the...

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Senate Bill 193: Revisions, Union Opposition, Etc.

(Hour 1b) Rich talked about revisions to Senate Bill 193, which is the Education Savings Account bill.  He spoke about Union opposition, before telling the listeners about Manchester School Board member Barbara Shaw’s stance on the bill.  He and frequent show listener John Sartorelli then discussed the educational benefits of homeschooling, changes to the bill in order to pass it, and more.  Tune in to get all of the...

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A Web Savvy Reprise: Notable Threats in the 21st Century

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to Jon DiPietro of Liberty Digital Marketing, who wanted to wrap up the Web Savvy segment.  They discussed the influence of online juggernauts like Google and Facebook, technology in the classroom and more.  They they took a call from Albert, who commented on the importance of fundamentals.  Finally, Jon pointed out a similarity between Al Capone and technology in 2017 and he discussed censoring via online algorithms and a biased media.  Tune in to get all of the...

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GAL: Humbled and Opposed

(Hour 2a) Rich started the hour by thanking those who have contributed to the show in some way and explained why it’s hard for him to not feel humbled and honored.  He then shared about opposition to the show and told the listeners about threats towards Manchester School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Big Announcements from the Manchester Cal Ripken League

(Hour 2b) Rich started the segment by taking a call from Arthur Green, who wanted to comment on the topic of the previous segment (Click here to view it).  He then spoke to Jamie Burke of the Cal Ripkin Baseball League.  Jamie began by explaining the differences between Cal Ripken Baseball League and Little League.  He then shared announcements including coaching clinics and more.  Tune in to get all of the...

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