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On Air News Read for November 14, 2017

Our top story this morning comes from Manchester where the Department of Public Works announced it will begin testing of the city’s Snow Emergency Alert System tomorrow and the next day, the fifteenth and sixteenth.  They stress it’s only a test, so when you see the flashing lights atop various traffic signals at intersections across the city between the hours of seven and three, you need not need worry about getting your car off the street.  Of course, nobody worries about it anyway. The Manchester Board of School Committee received some good news at its meeting last night.  It...

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Recounting the Queen City Elections

(Hour 1a) Rich opened this morning by talking about his late night and by taking a call from Eric in Manchester, who wondered what program will air in the place of the Girard at Large radio show next week and about whether he thinks that Alderman Patrick Long will win the recount that he filed for.  Rich then spoke to the listeners about those who are filing for recount and why they should.  Tune in to get all of the...

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On Air News Read for November 10, 2017

Saying he is, quote “grounded in the people and places of New Hampshire,” District Four Executive Councilor Christopher Pappas, Democrat from Manchester, announced he will be a candidate for Congress in the First District.  In a Facebook post that went up yesterday afternoon, Pappas said Washington Republicans weren’t addressing the needs of the middle-class and that he wanted to be part of a new generation of leadership to turn things around. On the “About Chris” page on the Web site published in conjunction with the announcement, Pappas is praised for his work as an executive councilor who helped lead...

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On Air News Read for November 9, 2017

Manchester’s official election results were  released yesterday by City Clerk Matthew Normand.  While there wasn’t much change once the tallies from the hand counted ballots were added to the unofficial machine count, some of them may have been significant.  A total of twenty two thousand eight hundred thirty ballots were cast, which Normand says was the most since nineteen ninety nine. Mayor Ted Gatsas boosted his vote count over two years ago by five hundred twenty four, tallying a total of ten thousand five hundred seventy.  But, as we know, that wasn’t enough to overcome rival Joyce Craig’s final...

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Queen City Elections: Recount Requests

(Hour 1c) Rich talked to the listeners about recounts.  He told the listeners that there are a number of races from the recent Queen City elections that he believes should move forward with a recount and he explained different situations in which the votes may not be accurately tallied.  He then explained spoiled ballots, over votes and more.  Finally, he took a call from Ward 6 ballot inspector Albert Jernigan, who shared from his experience with votes.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Party Politics: Mayoral Musings and Bridging the Gap

(Hour 3a) Rich opened the hour by talking about the issues that he has with Mayor-elect Joyce Craig.  He discussed misleading statements that were made, but spoke about his attempts to bridge the gap between himself and those with differing philosophies in local government.  He then shared about a call to Mayor-elect Craig to congratulate her on this week’s victory.  Tune in to get the...

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Vicious Campaigning and Choosing the Right Board

(Hour 1b) Rich talked about the viciousness that sometimes accompanies political campaigns.  He spoke about a Facebook account that has been attacking various Republican Party candidates and pointed out the unique opportunity that is being presented to Queen City residents.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Election Issues: Campaign Commercials and Summarizing Support

(Hours 2a,b,c) Rich began the hour by telling the listeners that he’s still in Facebook Jail.  He then shared his message to the residents of the Queen City and pointed out that he should have provided support for Mayor Ted Gatsas in the video.  Finally, he talked about those who should not be elected in November.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here to view Rich’s video. (Hour 2b) Rich continued to play candidate videos in this segment.  He played the videos for Ward 10 School Board candidate Tom McGee and Ward 2 School Board candidate David Scannell.  He...

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Facebook Jail, Bye Bye Buckley and Spreading Spam

(Hours 1a,b,2a) Rich opened this morning’s show by informing the listeners that he has been placed in Facebook jail.  He then shared about the departure of the Party chair of the New Hampshire Democratic Party.  Tune in to get all of the details! (Hour 1b) Rich continued to investigate into his time in Facebook jail.  He then shared his thoughts about David Scannell, discussing accusations made against the Humble Host.  Finally, he read the post that resulted in his being placed in Facebook jail. (Hour 2a) Rich continued with the Facebook jail topic, taking the listeners on an adventure while...

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David Scannell and the Land of Make Believe

The race for school board in Ward 2 is the kind of contest that makes most political observers both cringe and giggle.  It features venerable incumbent Debra Gagnon Langton and her opponent David Scannell, a self aggrandizing leftist ideologue willing to say anything to make himself look relevant, if not impressive.  A former aide to Mayor Robert A. Baines, former Executive Director of the New Hampshire Democratic Party and an English teacher, Scannell’s had a lot of time and practice mastering the Art of Deception. As proof, let’s take a look at just one of the propaganda pieces he’s...

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