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On Air News Read for May 29, 2017

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Department of Revenue Administration Commissioner John T. Beardmore announced that a Hillsborough County Grand Jury has indicted forty seven year old  Stylianos “Steve” Asprogiannis of Bedford on four counts of tax evasion, two counts of theft, one count of conspiracy to commit tax evasion and one count of falsifying physical evidence.  Asprogiannis owns and operates Zoey’s Pizza in Manchester.  The theft charges allege that Asprogiannis, stole over one hundred two thousand dollars in monthly meals and rentals tax payments from September first, 2 0 1 1 through June thirtieth of last...

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On Air News Read for May 26, 2017

Quote: Help Us Block Repeal of Candia’s Transgender Non-discrimination Protections.  Three of the Candia School Board’s five members are pushing to repeal the school district’s non-discrimination policies ensuring transgender students are treated fairly and equally at school.  The Candia School Board was slated to vote on this repeal at their last meeting, but they didn’t because supporters of transgender non-discrimination showed up in full force to demand they reconsider.  We need you to show up again. RSVP below to let us know you’ll be there. That’s what a group named Freedom N H has posted to its Web site...

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On Air News Read for May 24, 2017

The Manchester Fire Department has released the latest stats on the opioid epidemic.  As of yesterday, the Safe Station initiative had received one thousand seven hundred seven visits from one thousand two hundred twenty one people since its inception on May fourth last year.  One thousand one hundred five people had made just one visit to a Queen City fire station.  Two hundred sixty eight people accounted for four hundred eighty six visits.  So far this year, people have come from over ninety New Hampshire communities and from the states of Maine, Massachusetts, Vermont, Florida, Kentucky Oregon and Nevada....

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On Air News Read for May 23, 2017

Quote:   The attacker, I can confirm, died at the arena. We believe the attacker was carrying an improvised explosive device which he detonated causing this atrocity. We would ask people not to speculate on his details or share names. This is a complex and wide ranging investigation.   That’s what Chief Constable Ian Hopkins of the Manchester, England Police Department said after a nail bomb went off at the end of an Ariana Grande concert last night.  Twenty two are confirmed dead and fifty nine others wounded in what Hopkins said police are, quote:   currently treating…as a...

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On Air News Read for May 22, 2017

On Friday morning, the Bedford Police Department recovered a skimming device (pictured above) from an A T M.  The skimmer was in a drive through A T M at the Service Credit Union located on Colby Court.  Officers  determined that the skimming device, which transmits card-holder data electronically to a remote location, was placed inside the A T M at approximately 3:19 on Thursday morning, May 18th, based on surveillance footage that showed the camera being covered up by the suspect.  That means anybody who used that machine on Thursday or Friday before it was discovered likely had their information...

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On Air News Read for May 19, 2017

It was a busy day in the New Hampshire State Senate yesterday, so we’ll get right to it.  The Senate Finance Committee backed Education Commissioner Frank Edelblut’s proposal to expand FIRST Robotics programs to elementary schools across the state.  The committee approved a budget amendment appropriating three hundred seventy five thousand dollars to that end.  The innovative program designed to pique the interest of elementary school kids in science and math got its start in Manchester thanks to a collaborative effort between inventor Dean Kamen and Mayor Ted Gatsas. In praising the vote, Senate Education Committee Chairman John Reagan,...

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On Air News Read for May 18, 2017

Two term State Representative Robert Fisher, Republican from Laconia, abruptly resigned his seat, yesterday after the House committee investigating his conduct voted eight to six along party lines not to pursue any action against him or State Representative Sherry Frost, Democrat from Dover.  Fisher had been accused of making anti-women comments a decade ago on a blog he moderated.  Frost was called to task by fellow state reps for comments she made in her capacity as a legislator. Speaker Pro Tempore Sherman Packard, Republican from Londonderry, made the motion that would leave both unsanctioned.  It read quote absent in...

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On Air News Read for May 17, 2017

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald and Pembroke Police Chief Dwayne Gilman announced the indictment of thirty one year old Morgen Chapman of Concord for selling the fentanyl that led to the death of twenty one year old Violetta Monastyrskaya in April 2 0 1 6, by Grand Jurors in Merrimack County.  The charge carries a possible maximum sentence of life in state prison with the possibility of parole.  Chapman will be arraigned this morning in Merrimack County Superior Court. What should you do if you’re an off duty Manchester police officer after you hit a pedestrian with your...

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On Air News Read for May 16, 2017

  The Hooksett Town Council is now accepting applications to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of at-Large Town Councilor Adam Jennings.  Jennings, who is being relocated by his job out of state, notified the board that his resignation would become effective on May twenty fifth.  The person appointed by the council will serve until June thirtieth of next year.  Any resident in town may apply, except for those who live in districts Two and Four.  If you or someone you know would like to be considered for the position, the Town Council welcomes your application.  We’ve linked...

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On Air News Read for May 15, 2017

Governor Christopher Sununu has asked President Donald Trump to issue a “major disaster declaration” and provide federal emergency assistance in wake of the blizzard that hit the state on March 14th and 15th.  In a letter to the President, Sununu said the state sustained widespread damage, including property damage, in eight of its ten counties.   He wrote that the storm considerably strained state and local resources, consumed staff time and exhausted available funds. In advance of the storm, Sununu said he activated the Emergency Operations Center and executed the State Emergency Operations Plan, but with snow piling up at...

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