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The Exchange
7:49 am
Fri July 25, 2014

Friday New Hampshire News Roundup

The Market Basket saga continues; advocates voice frustration on the first anniversary of the state's medical marijuana law; and New Hampshire slips from first to the fourth best state to raise a child.  We discuss these stories and more on the Friday New Hampshire News Roundup.

Guests:

Jo-Anne MacKenzie, NH Editor, The Eagle-Tribune and Editor, The Derry News.

Kathleen Ronayne, reporter for The Concord Monitor.

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The Exchange
8:32 am
Thu July 24, 2014

Market Basket Protest: Reporters Weigh In

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When beloved President Arthur T. Demoulas was fired from the Market Basket grocery chain last month, it set off a chain reaction of outrage and protests that has led to empty shelves, political firings and even customer boycotts. We've gather a team of New England reporters to discuss the controversy and the decades-long feud that brought it to a head.

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The Exchange
8:53 am
Wed July 23, 2014

A Conversation With NHPR's CEO Betsy Gardella

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NHPR President and CEO Betsy Gardella joins us to share the latest news about NHPR programming, funding and strategy. Betsy is also on the board of NPR, and talks about the challenges facing public radio, digital disruption, and why NPR's new CEO has her excited about the future of radio.

Guest

  • Betsy Gardella​ - President and CEO of NHPR. She serves on the National Public Radio Board of Directors, where she assists in setting the policies and overall priorities of NPR management.
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The Exchange
1:01 pm
Mon July 21, 2014

Understanding Islam with Lesley Hazleton, Author of "The First Muslim"

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With Sunni militants declaring a new Islamic state in the Middle East and two Shia-led regimes in peril, we discuss the origins of Islam with an author who spent thirteen years in the Middle East.

  

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Mon July 21, 2014

New England Reacts To The Immigrant Surge

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We discuss New England's reaction to the surge in unaccompanied minors crossing the U.S.- Mexico border, and what it means for the national debate on immigration.

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The Exchange
5:40 am
Fri July 18, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 18, 2014

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We're covering the top stories of the week: New England Governors and Canadian Premiers meet in Bretton Woods to discuss energy policy and cross border cooperation, Scott Brown picks up an endorsement from a potential GOP presidential candidate, Jeb Bush, and after more than two decades of trying one of the toll booths on the Everett Turnpike is closing.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Thu July 17, 2014

Stressed Out: Who, Why, And How

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From major challenges like chronic illness or financial problems to minor annoyances like traffic jams or inconsiderate neighbors, stress affects us all.  For some, it can be overwhelming, while others find ways to cope and even use it to their advantage. In connection with the NPR series on this topic, we’re exploring the latest thinking on stress.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Wed July 16, 2014

The Sky Guys: Supermoons, The Mars Rover, And Apollo Launch Anniversary

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The latest astronomical news with our Sky Guys: NASA is in troubleshooting mode as the Mars rover Curiosity shows signs of wear after two years of roaming the planet’s rocky terrain, a global scientific body invites the public to vote on names for newfound planets, and astronomers are looking back to Apollo 11's lunar landing 45 years ago.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Tue July 15, 2014

Dartmouth College's President, Philip Hanlon

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Dartmouth President Phillip Hanlon joins us tomorrow to discuss changes and challenges at the college during his first year,  from a new plan to deal with a sexual assault problem that has drawn federal scrutiny, to Hanlon’s plans to expand graduate programs and deal with the ongoing issue of affordability.

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  • Philip Hanlon – Dartmouth alum of the Class of ’77, award-winning math professor at University of Michigan and current president of Dartmouth College.
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The Exchange
9:00 am
Mon July 14, 2014

Should The U.S. Adopt A "Right To Be Forgotten" Online?

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Even the least tech-savvy among us has probably built up some kind of an online “past”, whether through photos on Facebook, or a mention in a newspaper article, or public documents- from arrests to divorce to debt.  On one hand, this 'permanent record' can be a great benefit for potential employers and others curious about us, providing a sense of our job history, personal life, and accomplishments all with one Google search. At the same time, though, mistakes, embarrassing photographs, or other indiscretions are also cataloged, seemingly forever.

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North Country
9:18 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Exchange On The Road: North Country's Main Street Economies

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Chris Jensen

The North Country economy is ever-changing and evolving. Laura Knoy went to the source to discuss this topic at the Colonial Theatre in Bethlehem.

  

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Fri July 11, 2014

Friday N.H. News Roundup - July 11, 2014

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We're covering the top stories of the week: a U.S. Supreme court decision on buffer zones around Massachusetts Abortion clinics, the state’s fire Marshal considering a ban on certain types of fireworks, and the Division of Motor Vehicles' temporary stop to “vanity” plates, following a debate over free-speech.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Thu July 10, 2014

New N.H. Housing Report: Demographics & Housing Mismatch

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A new report finds that with shifting New Hampshire demographics, household incomes and lifestyles, our housing stock soon won’t fit us anymore. And it predicts this infrastructure ‘mismatch” could be a drag on future economic growth. We’ll find out more, and what its authors say might create a more balanced housing market.

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* You can find more information about NHHFA's report here.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Wed July 9, 2014

2014 Primaries and Elections: A Look Ahead

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With summer officially here, it’s not just the weather heating up, but the political season as well. There are polls, ads, debates being scheduled, and big-name politicians coming in to support candidates. There's also already some drama, with one contender dropping out and another’s residency being questioned.  We’re looking at how the U.S. Congress, Senate, and N.H. Governor races are shaping up so far.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Tue July 8, 2014

2014's SCOTUS Rulings: What You Need To Know

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A flurry of rulings by the country’s highest court last week addressed some major issues:  religious freedom and labor rights, as well as digital privacy and the extent of police and presidential power. We're examining how these decisions might affect future debates and what they say about the Court itself.

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