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The Exchange is New Hampshire's only locally produced statewide call-in talk show, hosted by Laura Knoy. It airs live at 9 AM and rebroadcasts at 7 PM weekdays. Want to call in during the show or leave us a message? Here's the number: 800.892.6477 You can also reach the show by email, by tagging us in a tweet, following us on Instagram, or sending a message to our Facebook page.

The Exchange is New Hampshire's only locally produced statewide call-in talk show, hosted by Laura Knoy. It airs live at 9 AM and rebroadcasts at 7 PM weekdays. Want to call in during the show or leave us a message? Here's the number: 800.892.6477 You can also reach the show by email, by tagging us in a tweet, following us on Instagram, or sending a message to our Facebook page.

Location:

Concord, NH

Description:

The Exchange is New Hampshire's only locally produced statewide call-in talk show, hosted by Laura Knoy. It airs live at 9 AM and rebroadcasts at 7 PM weekdays. Want to call in during the show or leave us a message? Here's the number: 800.892.6477 You can also reach the show by email, by tagging us in a tweet, following us on Instagram, or sending a message to our Facebook page.

Language:

English


Episodes

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 14, 2021

5/13/2021
Earlier this week, New Hampshire’s Supreme Court ruled that boarding people with mental health crises in the emergency room is a violation of their due process, and the state’s first post-election audit in recent history is underway in Windham. We talk about these news stories and much more. Air date: Friday, May 14, 2021.

Duration:00:56:21

State Epidemiologists On The Latest COVID-19 News, Including Approval For Vaccines In Children

5/12/2021
New Hampshire’s top epidemiologists update us on the pandemic in our state, including the recent federal approval of the Pfizer vaccine for children ages twelve to fifteen, and whether the chance for herd immunity has slipped away. Producer's note: This conversation happened before the CDC changed it's guidelines to say fully vaccinated individuals do not need to wear masks or social distance. Click here to read Dr. Chan's statement about this news during the Governor's press conference on...

Duration:00:56:22

N.H. Economic Roundup: Tourism, Jobs & Housing

5/11/2021
With New Hampshire’s skyrocketing real estate market and predictions for a busy summer tourism season, we take stock of our state’s economy. Finding workers is a problem for many employers, especially in hospitality. At the same time, some sectors hit hardest by the pandemic have yet to bounce back – while others can’t fill orders fast enough. What's your view of the New Hampshire economy? Airdate: Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Duration:00:56:07

How Are New Hampshire's Birds Doing?

5/10/2021
We explore New Hampshire Audubon's recent State of the Birds report , including the threats they face and actions anyone can take in their own homes and yards to help, through landscape choices and avoiding chemicals. We also ask about bird habitat conservation here in the state. Air date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021.

Duration:00:56:14

Writers On A New England Stage: Erin Brockovich

5/7/2021
The Exchange presents a special broadcast of Writers on a New England Stage with environmental activist Erin Brockovich.

Duration:00:49:05

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: May 7, 2021

5/6/2021
As COVID-19 restrictions ease, we take stock of this moment in the pandemic, and get the latest on vaccine distribution efforts. We look at some of the small but impactful items in the proposed state budget. And as President Biden pushes to end the country’s reliance on for-profit prison populations, we look at the ramifications for the federal prison in Berlin. Air date: Friday, May 7, 2021.

Duration:00:55:41

Addressing COVID-19 Vaccine Hesitancy In N.H.

5/5/2021
According to the latest survey from UNH , a quarter of Granite Staters responded "probably not" or "definitely not" when asked if they would get a COVID-19 vaccine. We talk with local public health experts about how they're working to reach hesitant Granite Staters, and provide accurate, useful information about vaccines. Air date: Thursday, May 6, 2021.

Duration:00:56:21

NH's "Divisive Concepts" Bill

5/4/2021
New Hampshire's House Bill 544, now an amendment to House Bill 2, would prohibit the dissemination of what it calls "divisive concepts" related to sex and race in public schools, government agencies, and their contractors. We speak with a support and an opponent of the bill and put our local debate into the wider context of critical race theory. Air date: Wednesday, May 5, 2021.

Duration:00:56:23

The Birds & The Bees (& The Butterflies): Building A Pollinator-Friendly Yard

5/4/2021
Pollinators are an essential part of our ecosystem, and have been in decline for years. We talk about small and big ways that you can help support pollinators, in your garden, yard, and outdoor spaces, and what species of pollinators and pollinator-plants are native to New Hampshire. Air date: Tuesday, May 4, 2021.

Duration:00:56:20

A N.H. Take on Biden's First 100 Days

4/30/2021
We discuss the path the new President has tried to carve on an array of issues, from the ongoing coronavirus pandemic to climate change to the immigration crisis. We also examine how the first 100 days can predict an administration's future. Air date: Monday, May 3, 2021.

Duration:00:56:26

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: April 30, 2021

4/29/2021
We talk with reporters about how well the state is providing vaccine access to its vulnerable populations, and an investigation into the oversight of New Hampshire's correctional facilities, which have seen a number of outbreaks of COVID-19 in the last year. We also talk about energy legislation: from funding for broadband development to a proposed ban on discussions of "low carbon fuel standards programs." Air date: Friday, April 30, 2021.

Duration:00:56:04

Addiction Inoculation: Raising Healthy Kids in a Culture of Dependence

4/28/2021
W e talk with author and educator Jessica Lahey about her new book, The Addiction Inoculation. Part parenting manual, part memoir, her book chronicles her own struggles with addiction and how she has approached protecting her own children from their most dangerous inheritance, substance use disorder. She joins us to discuss strategies and practical tools to understand, support, and educate resilient, addiction-resistant children. Air date: Monday, April 29, 2021

Duration:00:56:05

The Highs and Lows of NH's Civic Health

4/27/2021
Civic health extends far beyond voting and attending town meetings; it also includes volunteering, participating in public service, and helping out your neighbors. According to the 2020 New Hampshire Civic Health Index, the Granite State ranks high in some areas pertaining to civic health, but also comes out near the bottom in others. We talk about social trust, political behavior, and community building. Air date: Wednesday, April 28, 2021.

Duration:00:57:05

How to Get Started Beekeeping in N.H.

4/26/2021
The beekeeping season is short and busy in New Hampshire. Bees are vital for pollinating most of the food crops humans eat. We discuss how to get started in beekeeping and challenges such as winter hive loss and drought. And we find out how to encourage more bees to your own backyard. Email your questions to exchange@nhpr.org or call during the show: 800-892-6477. Airdate: Tuesday, April 27, 2021

Duration:00:57:34

Making Art During The Pandemic - From New Hobbies To Finding Creativity In An Unusual Time

4/26/2021
As part of NHPR's week-long focus on artists, we talk with you about what creative projects you've undertaken this last year, and what making art has meant to you. We talk with art educators and creative people from around the state about how they incorporated art into their lives in 2020. Read on for art created by our listeners. Explore our series, "The Show Goes On: How New Hampshire Artists Emerge from the Pandemic." Air date: Monday, April 26, 2021.

Duration:00:56:48

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: April 23, 2021

4/22/2021
We speak with NHPR reporters about the latest coronavirus news, the return to full-time in-person school this week, and an investigation into a Manchester-based video hosting website. We also talk with a summer camp director about how she's prearing to bring camp back safely this year. Air date: Friday, April 23, 2021.

Duration:00:57:04

Earth Day 2021: Fighting Climate Change Around New England

4/21/2021
For Earth Day 2021, NHPR reporter Annie Ropeik hosts a roundtable of reporters from around New England. They will be highlighting innovations and signs of progress in tackling climate change that they've noticed in their state, as well as the issues that are top of mind. What have you seen in your community that gives you hope? Send a photo along with your comments and questions at exchange@nhpr.org . This program is a part of NHPR's climate reporting initiative, By Degrees. Airdate:...

Duration:00:56:03

What Does The Chauvin Guilty Verdict Mean For Antiracism Policies & Accountability In N.H.?

4/21/2021
Yesterday, after less than two days of deliberation, a jury in Minnesota convicted former police officer Derek Chauvin of the murder of George Floyd, a Black man who died after Chauvin placed him an illegal hold during an arrest in May 2020. We talk about what this conviction means, for our country and for New Hampshire. Air date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

Duration:00:56:33

Looking Ahead with N.H.'s Restaurant Industry

4/19/2021
As the vaccine rollout continues and we head into warmer weather, we check in with Granite State restaurants on outdoor dining, changes to statewide mandates, and what the future holds for their businesses. Air date: Tuesday, April 20, 2021.

Duration:00:57:03

Will You Wear A Mask Without A Statewide Mandate?

4/18/2021
Will you be wearing a mask now that Governor Sununu has ended the statewide mask mandate? Many New Hampshire cities and towns, businesses and organizations say they’ll continue their own mask requirements. We look at the impact these mandates have had and gauge reaction across the state. Airdate: Monday, April 19, 2021

Duration:00:56:30