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The list of lofty goals for the new show includes: going beyond the headlines of breaking stories, giving listeners access to elected officials, framing community problems, providing listeners the chance to discuss them as well as offer ideas to solve them.

The list of lofty goals for the new show includes: going beyond the headlines of breaking stories, giving listeners access to elected officials, framing community problems, providing listeners the chance to discuss them as well as offer ideas to solve them.
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Concord, NH

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The list of lofty goals for the new show includes: going beyond the headlines of breaking stories, giving listeners access to elected officials, framing community problems, providing listeners the chance to discuss them as well as offer ideas to solve them.

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English


Episodes

In Depth: N.H. Hospital, Community Mental Health Care, & The Path To Stability

5/23/2018
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Our series on mental health in New Hampshire concludes with a look at the role of the state psychiatric hospital in responding to crises, and at what happens once a patient leaves, including what's available in terms of treatment, jobs, housing, and community support.

Duration:00:56:42

In-Depth: The Intersection Between Mental Illness & Criminal Justice

5/22/2018
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The Exchange: In-Depth Our series continues with a look at the criminal justice system. Many incarcerated Americans are behind bars due to some form of mental illness, and in recent years, the courts and police have been trying to adapt. We're examining the complex intersection between the mental health and legal systems.

Duration:00:56:35

In Depth: A Mixed Progress Report on N.H.'s Mental Health System

5/22/2018
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In the first of our four-day In-Depth series , The Exchange explored whether mental health care in New Hampshire has improved since the state agreed to invest more in the system — part of a 2014 legal settlement. All agreed there's been progress. There's more help for people in crisis and more transitional housing. But there's still plenty of room for improvement, including on permanent-housing arrrangements and reimbursement rates for struggling community mental health centers. ( Interview...

Duration:00:56:38

In Depth: Mental Health Care For N.H.'s Children

5/21/2018
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The Exchange: In-Depth Our series continues with a focus on children. Research shows many cases of mental illness begin by age 14 and that addressing trauma early can help prevent some disorders. Meanwhile, the state is required by law to provide better care for youth. We'll find out how the system is working from teachers, providers, and parents.

Duration:00:56:37

In Depth: Examining N.H.'s Mental Health System

5/18/2018
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The Exchange: In-Depth On the first of our four-day series, we get an overview of mental health care in New Hampshire, including efforts to bolster the community support system -- as required under a 2013 legal settlement. We'll also find out how a new 10-year plan for mental health is shaping up -- and how it differs from the last 10-year plan. Among the issues yet to be solved: long emergency-room waits for people in crisis, an averageof 37 people daily, according to the N.H. chapter of...

Duration:00:38:41

Race for the 1st: A Conversation with Mark MacKenzie (D)

5/18/2018
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In this Race for the 1st conversation, The Exchange on Monday interviews Mark MacKenzie , a Democrat running in the closely watched race for New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District. MacKenzie lives in Manchester, New Hampshire, where he serves as a Representative, and he also served as a firefighter for the city for many years. He is a former President of the New Hampshire AFL-CIO. Our Race for the First conversations will focus on the issues at the forefront in the CD1 race, including...

Duration:00:18:13

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 18, 2018

5/17/2018
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The governor says it will be hard not to sign a bill that would tighten voter eligibility if the N.H. Supreme Court says it is indeed constitutional. Lawmakers fail to reach a compromise on animal cruelty legislation. And police search a wooded area in Manchester in the case of a decades-old missing woman with possible links to the Bear Brook killings. GUESTS: Kevin Landrigan - senior reporter at the New Hampshire Union Leader. Jeff Feingold - editor of New Hampshire Business Review. Dean...

Duration:00:56:36

Voting Systems in Flux

5/16/2018
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Maine voters will be using "ranked-choice" voting to elect candidates in their June 12 primary - the first time this system has been used in a statewide election in this country. In November 2016, 52 percent of Maine voters approved a ballot initiative to implement ranked-choice voting, it has since faced legal challenges and a legislative move to suspend its use in the state. We also look to Connecticut, where the legislature there has just decided to join a national drive to elect the...

Duration:00:57:38

Preserving Our State's Past: The Exchange Goes On The Road To Belknap Mill

5/15/2018
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Last week, The Exchange went to the historic Belknap Mill in Laconia to talk to a live audience about what it takes to make New Hampshire's old buildings relevant and useful for today.

Duration:00:56:51

Sky Gazing: Icy Water Plumes on Jupiter's Moon & Looking to Mars

5/14/2018
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Our Astronomy crew is back, with insight into the latest development speculating about icy plumes of water on Jupiter's moon, Europa. And, eyes on Mars: NASA's Insight Mars Lander just launched a mission to study the planet's interior. In 2020, NASA will attempt to fly a tiny helicopter drone in the thin Martian atmosphere. SpaceX is on track to launch more rockets than any other country...and may soon begin testing short trips to Mars next year. Amid all this speculation: could the first...

Duration:00:56:42

Welcome to Adulthood, High School Graduates!

5/11/2018
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High school commencement ceremonies mark the passage to adulthood as much as turning 18 years old does. The New Hampshire Bar Association has published it's guidebook to becoming an adult, "Beyond High School," for 20 years. "Beyond High School" describes the rights of young adults, as well as the responsibilities. The publication is distributed by N.H. lawyers and judges to high school seniors each Law Day (May 1) and covers issues like establishing credit and renting an apartment as well...

Duration:00:38:42

Race for the 1st: A Conversation with Lincoln Soldati (D)

5/11/2018
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In this Race for the 1st conversation, The Exchange on Monday interviews Lincoln Soldati , a Democrat running in the closely watched race for New Hampshire's 1st Congressional District. Soldati served nine terms as Strafford County Attourney, and has worked as a trial lawyer, teacher, and public servant. As Strafford County Attourney, he created the Victim Assistance protocol. Soldati is a U.S. Army veteran, and served from 1969 to 1971. Our Race for the First conversations will focus on the...

Duration:00:18:09

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 11, 2018

5/10/2018
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The state's new Child Advocate launches an investigation into the Sununu Youth Center following allegations of a pattern of illegal use of restraints on juveniles there. For the third time this year, the New Hampshire House of Representatives votes against a bill to create education savings accounts. Voting laws and Medicaid expansion are on the governor's desk to be signed into law. And it's that time of year - bears are out, looking for easy pickings at your bird-feeder...even in...

Duration:00:56:35

Intelligent Lives: Challenging Perceptions About Intelligence and Ability

5/9/2018
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Two documentaries, Intelligent Lives , and a companion film about New Hampshire native Garrett Shows (forthcoming in the fall), challenge our perception of people with intellectual disabilities, which resulted in systemic segregation and limited them from participating fully in school, work and society. We talk with those who created these films, and those whose stories, struggles and triumphs are portrayed.

Duration:00:56:37

Will N.H. Repeal the Death Penalty?

5/8/2018
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For the first time since 2000, state lawmakers are sending a bill repealing the death penalty to the governor's desk, despite his vow to veto it. We examine the arguments on both sides, recap the history of the death penalty in N.H., and look at how a repeal might affect the state's sole inmate on death row, Michael Addison. GUESTS: Kevin Avard - N.H. State Senator and prime sponsor of the bill (SB593) to repeal the death penalty; he's been in the Senate representing District 12 since 2015....

Duration:00:56:37

N.H. Debates Changes to Animal Cruelty Laws

5/7/2018
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After several cases involving animals found in squalid conditions in recent years, the legislature set about tightening laws. But the Senate and House have come up with vastly different versions. We'll hear the arguments behind each -- and whether there's room for compromise.

Duration:00:56:42

The Cost of Summer: The Challenges of Keeping Children Safe and Entertained During School Break

5/7/2018
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As the school year winds down, many parents are having to "wind up," making plans to care for, and entertain, their children during the long weeks of vacation. We talk with two Granite State parents, who write about parenting, about navigating the sometimes steep price of summer.

Duration:00:38:45

The Race for Congressional District 2: The Candidates, The Issues, and a Spotlight on Veterans

5/6/2018
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We take a break from our Race for the 1st series to look at the candidates for Congressional District 2. Annie Kuster (D), the incumbent, will be challenged by Steve Negron, a State Representative from Nashua, VA whistleblower and physician Dr. Stewart Levenson of Hopkinton, and Captain Lynne Blankenbeker, who recently retired from a career as a military nurse and lives in Concord. Political reporter Paul Steinhauser joins us to discuss the race.

Duration:00:18:12

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 4, 2018

5/4/2018
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Statehouse lawmakers make decisions on a number of contentious issues, including Medicaid Expansion, education freedom accounts, voting eligibility, transgender rights, and marriage age. The House-passed version of an animal cruelty bill conflicts with the Senate version - compromise is necessary, but is it likely? And two more candidates enter the crowded race for Congress in the first congressional district.

Duration:00:57:09

The Marshall Plan: Dawn Of The Cold War

5/2/2018
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A recent book by Benn Steil re-examines this massive effort to revive post-World War II Europe and thwart the influence of the Soviet Union, seen as the next ideological threat on the world stage. The author explores how echoes of those struggles are heard in today's debates, including how best to handle Russia.

Duration:00:56:44

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