Weekly N.H. News Roundup

Fridays at 9 a.m.

NHPR’s flagship call-in show The Exchange brings together journalists and experts every Friday to review the issues of the week and explore recent New Hampshire news stories during a one hour program at 9 a.m.

This show complements the current Friday line up of domestic and international news roundups hosted by Diane Rehm at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m.  The Weekly NH News Roundup is hosted by The Exchange host Laura Knoy.

The Weekly NH News Roundup replays Fridays at 8 p.m. on NHPR and Saturdays at 6 a.m. on ClassicalNH.
 

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Weekly N.H. News Roundup - April 22, 2016

Apr 21, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're covering the top news stories of the week: including dozens of bills under consideration by state lawmakers, including a proposal to allow officials to investigate parents suspected of opioid dependence, and news that Harriet Tubman will be the new face on the front of the twenty dollar bill, a move applauded by U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen, an early promoter of the idea.

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Weekly N.H. News Roundup - April 15, 2016

Apr 15, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're checking in on the top news stories of the week: the U.S. Senate race between Kelly Ayotte and Maggie Hassan is garnering lots of out-of-state attention and lots of out-of-state money, New Hampshire Fish and Game withdraws its controversial proposal to resume bobcat hunting, and on Equal Pay day, one bagel chain gives female customers twenty-three cents off.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - April 8, 2016

Apr 8, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're covering the top news stories of the week: veterans hospitals in N.H. and Vermont face scrutiny over scheduling and wait times.  After years of debate, the Executive Council votes in favor of expansion at Mount Sunapee ski resort. And state lawmakers continue to weigh bills, including one concerning abortion clinic buffer zones.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - April 1, 2016

Apr 2, 2016
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The Statehouse takes on one of the biggest questions of the year on Thursday: whether to reauthorize the state's Medicaid expansion program. The first congressional district race has a shake-up with one Republican primary contender dropping out, and another jumping in. And concerns about the water contaminant PFOA continue as more wells are found to contain the chemical.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - March 25, 2016

Mar 25, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're checking in on the top news stories of the week.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - March 18, 2016

Mar 18, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're taking a look at some of the top news stories of the week.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - March 11, 2016

Mar 11, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're looking at the top New Hampshire news stories of the week.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - March 4, 2016

Mar 4, 2016
Sara Plourde

We're covering the top New Hampshire news stories of the week.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - February 26, 2016

Feb 26, 2016
Sara Plourde

We're covering the top news stories of the week: at a Manchester event this week, Governor Hassan and Uber executives urge lawmakers to pass statewide regulations for the company's drivers, Governor Hassan's nominee for state banking commissioner faces criticism, and the final tally of ballots cast in this month's presidential primary shows a record turnout.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - February 19, 2016

Feb 19, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're looking at the top news stories of the week: the Statehouse had a busy week ahead of its February recess, the Fish and Game Commission narrowly voted to allow a bobcat hunt, and, on a frigid Sunday, passengers stranded for several hours were rescued from a stalled tram on Cannon Mountain.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - February 12, 2016

Feb 12, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're looking at the top news stories of the week: decisive wins for anti-establishment candidates Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump in the First in the Nation primary, state lawmakers consider Medicaid expansion and expanding gambling, and maple syrup season starts early due to warm temperatures earlier this winter.

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - February 5, 2015

Feb 5, 2016
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We'll be talking about the top news stories of the week: the presidential primary parade arrives, a bit smaller, after several candidates drop out of the race, Governor Hassan delivers her last State of the State address, with her U.S. Senate run in the wings, and an overflow crowd attends a public hearing on whether to resume bobcat hunting

Weekly N.H. News Roundup - January 29, 2015

Jan 29, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're covering the top news stories of the week: Republican lawmakers outline a plan to continue Medicaid expansion that includes a work requirement, the House considers decriminalizing possession of small amounts of marijuana, and on the presidential front, the Granite State is relatively quiet with the Iowa caucuses days away.

Friday N.H. News Roundup - January 22, 2015

Jan 22, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're talking about the top news stories of the week: state lawmakers debate proposals, from the minimum wage to highway user fees to Real ID; New Hampshire schools are among dozens across the country targeted by false bomb threats; and presidential candidates aplenty barnstorm the state in the final weeks before the primary.

Friday N.H. News Roundup - January 15, 2015

Jan 15, 2016
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're looking at the top news stories of the week.

GUESTS:

  • Jeff Feingold - editor of New Hampshire Business Review
  • Casey McDermott - digital reporter for NHPR
  • Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU and author of the website NH Political Capitol
  • Trent Spiner – executive editor for the Union Leaders and New Hampshire Sunday News

Friday N.H. News Roundup - January 8, 2015

Jan 8, 2016
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Presidential candidates step up campaigning with a student convention, town halls meetings, and an event focused on addiction. New Hampshire's delegation reacts to President Obama's actions on gun control. And the state's health and human services commissioner steps down this week after eight years on the job.

Friday N.H. News Roundup - December 18, 2015

Dec 18, 2015

We're talking about the top N.H. news stories of the week: state legislators are taking a gander at the long list of bills proposed for the upcoming session, and deciding which to prioritize, WMUR was booted from this weekend's Democratic debate because of a labor dispute, and the operators of Mt Washington's auto-road are considering reopening the road in light of the unseasonably warm weather.

Friday N.H. News Roundup - December 11, 2015

Dec 11, 2015
Sara Plourde

We're looking at the top New Hampshire news stories of the week.

GUESTS:

Friday N.H. News Roundup - December 4, 2015

Dec 4, 2015
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We're covering the top New Hampshire news stories of the week.

GUESTS:

  • Dan Barrick - senior editor of politics and policy at NHPR
  • Jeff Feingold - editor of New Hampshire Business Review
  • Casey McDermott - NHPR’s digital reporter

Friday N.H. News Roundup - November 20, 2015

Nov 20, 2015
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We're looking at the top stories of the week: responding to the attacks in Paris, Governor Hassan joins twenty nine Republican governors in asking President Obama to hold off on accepting refugees from Syria, lawmakers meet in a special session to address the state's opioid crisis, and state environmental officials deliver a possible setback to the Northern Pass Project.

Guests:

Friday N.H. News Roundup - November 13, 2015

Nov 13, 2015
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're covering the top news stories of the week.

GUESTS:

  • Sam Evans-Brown - NHPR's environment and education reporter
  • Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and author of the website, N.H. Political Capital.
  • Paul Steinhauser - NH1's political director and anchor
  • Rik Stevens - Northern New England correspondent for the Associated Press

Friday N.H. News Roundup - November 6, 2015

Nov 6, 2015
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're following the top news stories of the week: Governor Hassan’s call for a special legislative session to tackle the opioid crisis meets resistance from some Republicans who call it political grandstanding, Presidential candidates begin officially filing for the First in the Nation primary, and, in municipal elections, incumbent mayors fare well, though Ted Gatsas’s slim victory margin may mean a recount in Manchester.

Guests:

Friday N.H. News Roundup - October 30, 2015

Oct 30, 2015
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're covering the top news stories of the week: an education-funding battle heats up, with the state attorney general, lawmakers, and high-profile lawyers weighing in, retired Supreme Court Justice David Souter and former U.S. Senator Judd Gregg make a pitch for civics education, and presidential heavy hitters, including Clinton and Trump, take to the stump again in the Granite State.

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Friday N.H. News Roundup - October 23, 2015

Oct 23, 2015

Eversource submits its long-awaited formal Northern Pass application to state reviewers, kicking off a long evaluation process. Nashua schools debate keeping Narcan on hand, used in drug overdoses.  And candidates for mayor debate in several New Hampshire cities, including Nashua, Manchester, and Keene.

Friday N.H. News Roundup - October 16, 2015

Oct 16, 2015
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're talking about the top New Hampshire headlines of the week: a bi-partisan group of politicos gathers in Manchester, at the No-Labels convention, a huge number of Derry residents turn out for a special election, and say no to budget cuts, the city of Franklin pulls back on its plan to impose a curfew, and Fish and Game pushes ahead with a controversial bobcat trapping proposal.

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It's our Friday New Hampshire News Roundup - but this hour, instead of the week's headlines, we'll look back over the past two decades. That's because today is The Exchange's 20th birthday. On October 9th, 1995, NHPR kicked off this new program, which remains New Hampshire's only state-wide call-in show. So to celebrate we're pulling from the archives and reflect on some of the biggest stories we've covered.

Friday N.H. News Roundup - October 2, 2015

Oct 2, 2015
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're covering the new New Hampshire news stories of the week.

Guests:

  • Garry Rayno - Statehouse reporter for the New Hampshire Union Leader and Sunday News
  • Dean Spiliotes - civic scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at SNHU, an author of the website nhpoliticalcapital.com
  • Paul Steinhauser - political director and anchor for NH1 News

Friday N.H. News Roundup - September 25, 2015

Sep 25, 2015
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're talking about the top New Hampshire news stories of the week.

  • Josh Rogers – NHPR’s senior political reporter
  • Kathleen Ronayne – New Hampshire Statehouse reporter for the AP
  • Trent Spiner – executive editor for the Union Leaders and New Hampshire Sunday News

Friday N.H. News Roundup - September 18, 2015

Sep 18, 2015
Sara Plourde / NHPR

We're looking at the top stories of the week: after months of stalemate, lawmakers hammer out a compromise budget agreement and the Governor signs it into law. A leading New Hampshire business group names affordable housing as the biggest challenge facing employers. And an emu on the loose in Bow evades capture while captivating public attention.

Guests:

Friday N.H. News Roundup - September 11, 2015

Sep 11, 2015

We're looking at the top news stories of the week: Executive Councilor Chris Sununu declares his intention to run for governor, Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders continues to pull ahead of Hillary Clinton in state polls, and the city of Franklin reinstates a curfew for kids under 16.

GUESTS:

  • Dan Barrick
  • Garry Rayno
  • Dean Spiliotes

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