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On Air News Read for September 19, 2017

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald announced that he, along with attorneys general from thirty one states and the District of Columbia, has signed a letter to Equifax requesting it disable links for enrollment into its fee-based monitoring services in wake of the massive data breach which saw the personal date of one hundred forty three million people stolen from its databases.  Equifax is offering free credit monitoring services in response to the breach, but, in the letter, the attorneys general object to Equifax, quote: “seemingly using its own data breach as an opportunity to sell services to breach...

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Should Manchester School Board Members Receive Tax-Funded Healthcare Benefits?

(Hour 2b) After sharing his enthusiasm for today’s police exam, Rich informed the listeners that the Manchester School District has released the names of the School Board members who have taken the city’s tax-provided healthcare insurance benefits.  He discussed those who are taking the benefits and conveyed criticisms that he has heard from constituents.  He then took a call from John Lyscars, who displayed his criticisms about the benefits package....

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Manchester School District identifies board members who take taxpayer provided health and dental benefits

In response to a Right to Know request filed by former Hooksett School Board Member John Lyscars, the Manchester School District has released the names of those board members who take taxpayer provided health and or dental insurance benefits and identified the associated premium costs to the district.  Lyscars said he filed the request because, as a Hooksett taxpayer, he was unhappy that tuition his town paid the to educate its children in the Queen City’s schools was going to board member benefits, rather than to classroom needs. Lyscars’ original request produced a document that identified the plans taken...

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Trouble in the MSD: Breaking Confidentiality and Undermining Superintendent Vargas

(Hour 2c) Rich talked about trouble that’s brewing within the Manchester School District.  He addressed an article in yesterday’s Union Leader in which the resignation of Dr. Jennifer Dolloff, who was a high-ranking administrator in the Queen City, was discussed.  He then spoke about a concerted effort to undermine Manchester School District Superintendent Bolgen Vargas, a leak of confidential information and more.  Tune in to get all of the details! Click here to view the mentioned...

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On Air News Read for September 15, 2017

Former Hooksett School Board member John Lyscars has filed a Right to Know request with the Manchester School District’s Human Resources Director Pamela Hogan asking for information on board members who take taxpayer provided health and dental benefits.  As the request was made on Monday, the district is obligated to respond to Lyscars in some fashion by the end of the day today, given the requirements of the law.  Lyscars is asking which members of the board are receiving any type of health or dental benefit and the cost to the district for each member’s benefits.  The request came...

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On Air News Read for September 12, 2017

Recent personal and political attacks against Secretary of State Bill Gardner by senators Jeanne Shaheen, Health Care Queen and Margaret Wood Hassan aren’t going without notice or without response.  The senators issued a joint statement on Facebook again criticizing Gardner for his involvement with the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity after Vice-Chair Kris Kobach, Kansas’ Secretary of State, penned an op. ed. declaring that, were it not for voter fraud, Senator Kelly Ayotte would likely have been reelected. Kobach’s piece ran after New Hampshire House Speaker Shawn Jasper released voter statistics he received from the Office of the...

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On Air News Read for September 11, 2017

The credit bureau Equifax has announced it’s been hacked, resulting in what is believed to be the largest theft of personal data in history.  Information on one hundred forty three million Americans may have been lost to hackers, including six hundred twenty two thousand five hundred fifty eight people here in the Granite State.  New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald announced that his office was notified by Equifax of what’s being termed a quote unquote “cybersecurity incident.”  Equifax’s computerized data files were compromised between May and July, 2017.  The information accessed through this breach included:  Names, Social Security numbers,...

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Indoctrination at SNHU, Addressing Antifa and Free Speech Issues

(Hours 3b,c) Rich and Steve MacDonald of GraniteGrok began the New Media Militia segment by talking about an issue surrounding Southern New Hampshire University’s handling of diversity issues.  They spoke about financial consequences that other schools have experienced after taking such a turn and shared about feedback about indoctrination from listeners.   (Hour 3c) As Rich and Steve continued they discussed Antifa.  Steve addressed a suppression of speech and wondered why certain politicians are not denouncing the group.  Tune in to hear all of the details!...

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Healthcare Benefits in the Manchester School Board

(Hour 1b) After receiving a listener’s question regarding the list of public officials in the Queen City who are taking advantage of the taxpayer funded benefits package, Rich went through the list and pointed out who is and who isn’t taking benefits, to the best of his knowledge.  He then commented on the notion that some are entitled to the insurance.  Tune in to get the details!...

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