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1:52 pm
Thu November 7, 2013

NHPR Community Advisory Board: Listening To The Exchange

Hello CAB Members!  Thank you for taking the time to complete the following assignment.  Please review the following shows from the Exchange.  To help you remember what the show was about, we've included a short excerpt.  If you would like to listen to the entire program again, the link to the show is posted below each topic.  It might be very helpful to listen to the show if you didn't hear it in its entirety the first time.  

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The Exchange
3:25 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

Infographic: N.H.'s Death Penalty History

In light of today's State Supreme Court ruling on the Addison case, here is an abbreviated timeline of the history of New Hampshire's death penalty.

The Exchange
3:08 pm
Wed November 6, 2013

N.H.’s Supreme Court Ruling On The Michael Addison Case

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In a highly-watched decision yesterday, the justices upheld Addison’s conviction of “capital murder” for killing a police officer. But the court said at a later date would it rule on Addison’s death sentence itself. We’ll look at this decision and its possible ramifications.

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  • John Greabe – professor at UNH School of Law, specializing in constitutional law
  • Josh Rogers - NHPR's senior political reporter

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Wed November 6, 2013

Social Security, Back In The Spotlight

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With the next big federal budget battle looming, there’s a lot of talk this time that Social Security and other entitlement programs must be part of any debt-reduction conversation.  But other voices are pushing back, saying this is the wrong place to look for savings - given the vital importance of this program to so many Americans.

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The Exchange
12:43 pm
Mon November 4, 2013

A Culture Of Coddling?

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School decisions banning dodge ball and tag have re-ignited a broader debate on whether we are over-protecting kids. We discuss the need for letting go and letting children grow.  But others say the world has changed, and parental involvement is needed today.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Mon November 4, 2013

The Uproar Over Common Core.

New Hampshire adopted these new public school standards several years ago... one of forty five states to do so. Now, while many districts are on the path, more pushback has developed in some communities, especially from groups suspicious of outside involvement in local public education.  Today we'll look at the current debates around Common Core.

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The Exchange
12:49 pm
Fri November 1, 2013

Next Week On The Exchange - November 4th

Next week on The Exchange:

The Exchange
9:01 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Friday N.H. News Roundup: Week Of October 28th

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It’s our Friday New Hampshire News Roundup.   Executive Councilor Ray Burton, a fixture of North Country Politics says he won’t seek re-election next year due to health reasons.  A Legislative committee opens an ethics investigation into a former Senate President and the Granite State goes crazy once again…as the Boston Red Sox win the World Series. We'll look at the top stories of the week of October 28th!

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Thu October 31, 2013

NPR's Carrie Johnson

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We sit down with NPR’s  Justice Correspondent Carrie Johnson. She has covered a wide range of issues that have included the challenges facing voting rights laws, the Obama’s administration use of drones against suspected terrorists overseas and the recent furor over NSA leaks.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Wed October 30, 2013

Ben Kilham's New Book, "Out On A Limb"

In his new book, New Hampshire’s Ben Kilham describes what he’s learned in his twenty years studying these creatures.   Contrary to their image as solitary and not-that-intelligent, Kilham finds bears capable of altruism, and cooperation. He even finds them possess a complex communication system, as well as social  behaviors that at times look a lot like ours.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Tue October 29, 2013

Pondering the Prison Population

NH State Prison for Men
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With rising numbers of Granite Staters incarcerated, and ever-present budget constraints, some argue that it’s time to reform our approach to crime and punishment. But balancing innovation with public safety remains a concern. We’ll look at that latest thinking about some of the ideas out there- from alternative sentencing to rehabilitation.

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The Exchange
9:00 am
Mon October 28, 2013

Rebroadcast: Author Ben Hewitt And His Book "Saved"

In a new book called “Saved”, author Ben Hewitt explores a different way of looking at wealth. Rather than dwelling on monetary standards and what can be lost financially, Hewitt writes through experience of what can be gained when we prioritize personal relationships, community cooperation, and connectedness to the environment.

Guest:

  • Ben Hewitt - Vermont based author. His new book is called "Saved: How I Quit Worrying about Money and Became the Richest Guy in the World"
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The Exchange
4:00 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Next Week On The Exchange - October 28th

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9:00 am
Fri October 25, 2013

Friday N.H. News Roundup - Week Of October 21th

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We're following some of the top stories of the week, from Common Core heating up, to the sale of NH rest area names, to the World Series opening games.

GUESTS:

  • Ben Leubsdorf- staff reporter at the Concord Monitor, covering New Hampshire politics and state government
  • Josh Rogers - NHPR's senior political reporter
  • Dean Spiliotes: Civic Scholar in the School of Arts and Sciences at Southern New Hampshire University and author of the website NHPoliticalCapital.com.
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The Exchange
9:00 am
Thu October 24, 2013

Addressing Arsenic

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Most well-known as a poison once used between political or personal rivals, arsenic is now causing more problems at very low levels in our well water and food. We're looking into the sources of arsenic, the toxic effects it has on our health, and how to remediate it.

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