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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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Superintendent Vargas on Putting an End to the Politics, District Improvements, Special Ed, Etc.

(Hours 3b,c) Rich talked to Manchester School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas for the final Is Our Children Learning segment.  Rich began by asking the Superintendent why he would like to extend his time as the Superintendent.  They then spoke about areas of improvement in the School District since his appointment, efforts to reach out to sectors in the community and more.  Tune in to get the details! (Hour 3c) As Rich and Superintendent Vargas continued they addressed Special Education, fiscal responsibility and...

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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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Humble Host Tackles Special Education in the Queen City

(Hour 2a) Rich opened the hour by talking about his decision to shut down the Girard at Large radio show.  He then addressed those who assumed a connection between the show closing and Nancy Tessier’s election, setting the record straight.  He shared about his relationships with the Tessier family, before speaking about changes that are taking place in Manchester’s special education operation.  Finally, he wondered about the finances, Individual Education Plans (IEP) and more.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Senate Bill 193: The Fight for School Choice

(Hour 2c) Rich talked to the listeners about Senate Bill 193, which was a topic of discussion at last night’s Manchester School Board meeting.  He pointed out the opposition from Board member Connie Van Houten, wondering why she isn’t willing to put her faith in the Manchester School District.  Finally, he took a call from School Board member Lisa Freeman, who displayed her frustration with the situation.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here for more information on the bill....

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The Humble Host Discusses the Closing of the GAL Radio Show

(Hours 1a,2a,c) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about the news read, in which he reported that this will be the final week of the Girard at Large radio show.  He shared about some of the struggles that he has been experiencing recently.  Tune in to get all of the details. (Hour 1b) Rich continued to discuss the closing of the show.  He talked about impacts that the show had, addressed listener inquiries concerning a potential run for the office of Mayor, the show’s effect on other areas in his life and more.  He then took a call...

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Politically Buzzed: Show Impacts and Highlights

(Hour 2b) Rich talked to Kimberly Morin of NH Political Buzz for Politically Buzzed.  Kimberly began by speaking about the impact of the Girard at Large radio show, pointing out some of the stories that Kimberly and Rich have worked together to expose.  They then shared about a Raymond official who mocked his constituents, show highlights and more.  Tune in to get all of the...

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Humble Host Discusses Manchester Academic Standards

(Hour 3a) After being prompted by Mom-at-Large Patrice Benard, Rich addressed the Manchester Academic Standards.  He spoke about the next gen science standards, wondering why institutes of higher education were not consulted in the crafting of the standards.  He then shared about Manchester’s issues, surrounding areas and more.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Changes on the School Board, Cellular Troubles and Enabling Legislation

(Hour 1a) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about the roster change on the Manchester School Board.  He shared his hopes that the change will provide positive results and made a prediction about the future of orthopedic surgeries in light of rampant cell phone use with the younger generation.  Finally, he spoke about massive tax hikes within the Timberlane Regional School District.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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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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