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Queen City Elections: Next Day Analysis

(Hours 1a,b,2a,b,3a,c) Rich opened this morning’s show by talking about yesterday’s elections.  He informed the listeners about a candidate who will be filing for a recount and reviewed the Queen City’s voter turnout.  He shared that the Democratic Party had been more successful at turning out their voters than the Republican Party and he displayed his suspicion about the Republican Party’s staying power.  Tune in to get all of the details!  (Hour 1b) Rich continued to discuss the election.  He and Ed Naile, Chairman of the Coalition of New Hampshire Taxpayers, spoke about yesterday’s winners.  They then took a...

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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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Reckless Driving and a Disturbing Trend With Children

(Hour 2a) Rich began the segment by speaking about an event that occurred a couple weeks ago in Ward 6 with Mayor Ted Gatsas and Governor Chris Sununu, in which Ward 6 Manchester School Board member Dan Bergeron acted without sufficient regard to the attendants’ safety.  He then took a call from Ward 6 Manchester School Board candidate Jon DiPietro, who shared his concern over a disturbing trend that was conveyed to him by teachers on the campaign trail.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Political Candidates and Out-of-State Support

(Hour 2b) Rich talked about Erika Connors and the Postcard to Voters initiative.  He shared about her denial of involvement into the initiative, before discussing the political support that is being provided by the Save the Children Action Network, a Washington DC based political action committee.    He then took a call from Eddy in Manchester, who inquired about the redistricting proposal.  Tune in to get all of the details!...

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Questions for the Candidates: Wards 1-6

(Hours 2a,b,c) Rich opened this morning’s hour by talking to the listeners about campaigning and the mailers that are being sent out by Ward 8 School Board candidate Erika Connors and Ward 12 Aldermanic candidate Hassan Essa.  He then read the questions and answers from the Union Leader’s questionnaire for candidates in Wards 1,2 and 3.  Tune in to get all of the details!   (Hour 2b) Rich continued in his coverage of the Union Leader’s questionnaire.  Enjoy! (Hour 2c) In the final segment on the topic, Rich shared candidate answers from Wards 4, 5 and 6.  He expressed frustration in the...

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On Air News Read for October 30, 2017

The Save the Children Action Network, a Washington D C based Political Action Committee is at it again in Manchester’s local elections.  Girard at Large has received copies several mailers backing candidates who’ve been deemed quote superheroes because of their votes to give a portable classroom at the city’s most crowded school, Northwest Elementary, to an outside group for use as a preschool.  Complete with the smiling faces of happy children, one mail piece tells voters Manchester’s children needs their “help to thank a great friend.”  Another proclaims not all “heroes wear capes” above a bunch of cute kids...

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Corruption in the Manchester School Board

(Hour 2c) Rich talked about corruption in the Manchester School Board.  He commented on the agenda of Save the Children Action Network, which is a Washington DC special interest group, and informed the listeners about which candidates are endorsed by the group.  Tune in to get all of the...

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The Kindergarten Bill, Hot Dog Day and the Gambling Bill

(Hour 2b) Rich talked to State Representatives Victoria Sullivan and John Burt for the Under the Golden Dome segment.  State Rep Sullivan began the segment by speaking about the kindergarten bill, sharing about the original intent of kindergarten, the fate of her amendment to the bill and Terry Wolf’s amendment.  Finally, they discussed the upcoming Hot Dog Day and the gambling bill. Click here for more information about Senate Bill 191....

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Northern Pass Plans, Survey Bill, State Mandates and Fluoride Fun

(Hours 2a,b,c) Rich and Jacob (Fred the Intern) started the hour by talking about Joe Duarte’s stance concerning government aid for illegal immigrants.  Rich then asked Jacob about his role on the editorial team of his school’s newspaper and what his plans for college were.  Finally, they discussed the recent Northern Pass rally, wondering whether or not the proposal would be a step in the right direction for the Granite State, and heard from State Representative John Burt, who explained the stance that he arrived at upon researching a similar issue in a different state.  Tune in to hear...

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Washington DC Based Action Committee Funds Manchester School Pilot Program

(Hour 2a) Rich reminded the listeners about the Save the Children Action Network, a Washington DC based political action committee, and their heavy funding of local races.  He then shared that seven members of the Manchester School Board who received endorsements from the organizations voted in favor of a proposal to open a test program that includes funding from the organization.  Finally, he pointed out why the past two Manchester School District Superintendents believe that the matter should be put on hold for the time being.  Tune in to hear more about this. Click here for the Save the Children...

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