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  • Tentative agreement between MHT and MEA

    Given the “raging controversy” over this radio show’s release of the tentative agreement between the Manchester School District and the Manchester Education Association, we publish the document in

  • Social Media Shout-Outs; No Public Release on Security Findings

    (Hour 1a) Rich sang the praises of our friends on social media, especially on Twitter.  We appreciate their input and

  • Gaudet on Worst Case Nightmare Scenario for Police, Parents

    (Hour 1b, c) (Hour 1b) Jim Gaudet joined us to discuss the events at last week’s lockdown at Manchester High School West in this

  • Cady on HealthTrust Board Employees (That Can’t Be Fired)

    (Hour 2a) “HealthTrust NH is at again,” proclaimed NH Right to Know watchdog Harriet Cady. Cady explained how bigwigs at HealthTrust are attempting

  • Debating Policing MHT Public Schools

    (Hour 2b) Our troubled host opined on school security in the City of Manchester.  The issue is in the spotlight in light of last week’s frightening events at West High

  • Riley on History of America & Alcohol

    (Hour 2c) James Patrick Riley, actor, writer, director and producer of Courage NH, added to our discussion about guns and gave us a bit of history on guns. Riley

  • Alarming report on schools has solutions to the wrong problem

    (Hour 3a, b, c) (Hour 3a) Rich has a few questions about a report on the Manchester schools by the NH Center for Public Policy Studies.

  • On Air News Read for September 30, 2014

    Manchester school administrators and emergency personnel will formally review every aspect of last week’s lock-down at West High School.  

  • Manchester Police ask motorists to avoid Downtown for coming weekend

    From the Manchester Police Department, as submitted to Girard at Large. The City Of Manchester will be very busy during the weekend of October 2, 2014 through October 5, 2014 – particularly on October 5, 2014.  

  • NH Voter Fraud: Admission by Gardner; Providing Proof at Polls

    (Hour 1b, c) (Hour 1b) The election laws in NH are simple.  Enforcing them?  Well, that’s another story.