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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

The Future of Food? Aquaculture & Aquaponics

11/20/2018
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We learn about new ways of growing our food. There's aquaculture; growing fish and crops in coastal waters and the open ocean. At the mouth of the Piscataqua River, a UNH-led team has designed a raft that serves as a pen for steelhead trout, with mussels and sea kelp that benefit from the fish. Then there's aquaponics - using the wastewater from farming fish to provide nutrients for plants grown without soil. And then, we hear Peter Biello's interview with Joshua Johnson of 1A when he...

Duration:00:57:06

Bear Brook Podcast, Genetic Genealogy and Privacy

11/16/2018
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Two barrels. Four bodies. And the decades-long mystery that led to a serial killer. A podcast about a cold case that's changing how murders will be investigated forever. D.N.A testing was crucial in identifying the victims and finding the killer, and has become a powerful new tool for crime investigators and law enforcement. But should we be concerned about privacy issues?

Duration:00:57:09

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: November 16, 2018

11/16/2018
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We discuss leadership changes at the New Hampshire House, after Democrats gain control of both chambers in the midterm elections. The New Hampshire ACLU is filing a federal lawsuit against the Northwood Police Department for what they say was an illegal immigration stop based on racial profiling. Another ACLU lawsuit contends that mental health patients in New Hampshire are routinely denied their constitutional rights by being detained in emergency rooms without a hearing. And a judge has...

Duration:00:57:09

Author Howard Mansfield: "Who Owns Property?"

11/14/2018
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We talk with New Hampshire author Howard Mansfield about his new book, "The Habit of Turning the World Upside Down: Our Belief in Property and the Cost of That Belief." Mansfield was struck by the emotional nature of battles over natural gas pipelines and transmission lines. He focuses on the essential American experience of property and questions over "who decides the best use?" and "who owns property?"

Duration:00:57:09

Lulu Garcia-Navarro on James Foley, International Reporting, and Newsroom Diversity

11/13/2018
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We sit down with Lulu Garcia-Navarro , host of NPR's Weekend Edition Sunday , and former foreign correspondent who has reported from Israel, Brazil, Mexico, and Libya, among others. She is in New Hampshire to speak about James Foley, a journalist who was killed by the Islamic State in 2014, and who is being honored by the N.H. Supreme Court Society . We discuss Foley, international reporting, and diversity in newsrooms.

Duration:00:57:03

The Race For New Hampshire Secretary Of State

11/12/2018
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The midterms might be over, but there's yet another important election coming up in New Hampshire: state lawmakers will soon pick our next Secretary of State. Bill Gardner has had the job for more than 40 years but now - he faces TWO challengers. We talk to all three candidates, and discuss how lately that office has become more prominent, and political. This show is hosted by Lauren Chooljian , NHPR's politics and policy reporter for the State of Democracy project.

Duration:00:56:59

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: November 9, 2018

11/9/2018
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The so-called "blue wave" flipped the New Hampshire legislature and Executive Council to Democrat - we look at what's ahead after Tuesday's midterm elections, and the impact of increasing diversity at the N.H. statehouse. We also look at midterm results in neighboring states plus some non-election New Hampshire news.

Duration:00:57:00

The Pull of N.H.'s 4,000-Footers

11/8/2018
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There are 48 New Hampshire peaks over 4000 feet, drawing hikers from all over. The official Appalachian Mountain Club (AMC) Four Thousand Footer Club was formed in 1957 to introduce hikers to some of the less known sections of the White Mountains of New Hampshire. For most hikers, it's about the experience and the view, but for some, it's that and more: peak-bagging to complete "the List", or the much tougher "Grid". We explain the terms and hear tales of those drawn to N.H.'s 48.

Duration:00:57:05

The Results of the New Hampshire Midterms: The Winners, The New Balance of Power, And More

11/7/2018
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The mid-term elections are over, and New Hampshire Republicans will hold onto the corner office, with Governor Sununu's victory. Meanwhile, Democrats celebrated holding onto the state's two congressional seats and Democrats now hold the balance of power in the state House, Senate and Executive Council.

Duration:00:57:43

Your New Hampshire Voting Questions: Answered

11/2/2018
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Tuesday is midterm day, and there is still a lot of confusion surrounding who can vote, what you need to bring to the polls, and whether voting legislation like SB3 will impact you. We'll answer these questions on-air, and hear about Spanish-language resources for voters and a forum for transgender voters.

Duration:00:57:04

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: Nov. 2, 2018

11/1/2018
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Faith leaders around the state hold vigils in solidarity after a shooter kills eleven people at a Pittsburgh synagogue. In a final series of debates, Congressional and gubernatorial candidates intensify their messages days before the election. And Red Sox fans celebrate another World Series victory. GUESTS: Anna Brown - Director of Research and Analysis, Citizens Count , a non-partisan non-profit organization promoting civic engagement. Kevin Landrigan - Reporter for The Union Leader . He...

Duration:00:57:41

Why Do Midterms Matter & How Do They Impact You?

10/31/2018
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We sit down with NHPR's Civics 101 , our podcast refresher course on the basics of our democracy. The team has dug into how midterm elections impact us, the local and national offices on the ballot, and what makes midterms unique in New Hampshire. Listen to the entire Midterm Edition series from Civics 101 here . Be sure to check out NHPR's voter resources page to find the answers to all your voting questions. During the show a caller asked how to change party affiliation before voting, but...

Duration:00:57:24

A Journey Through America's Energy Landscapes

10/31/2018
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Over four years, UNH professor Tom Haines explored - on foot - the landscape of energy consumption in the US, from oil rigs, gas pipelines and coal fields to solar and wind farms and new technologies. We talk with Haines about his book, Walking to the Sun, about his pilgrimage, the folks he met along the way, and the path forward in the face of a growing climate crisis. GUEST : Tom Haines - Author of "Walking to the Sun" and Associate Professor of Journalism at UNH. He was formerly the staff...

Duration:00:57:04

The State Plan On Aging

10/29/2018
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The New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services is holding listening sessions to understand the needs of older adults as it prepares a new State Plan on Aging. It's asking what is New Hampshire doing well for older generations, and what could be improved? Let us know what you think.

Duration:00:57:00

New Hampshire Responds To The Shooting At A Pennsylvania Synagogue

10/28/2018
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We talk to religious leaders, educators, and the director of a new civil rights unit at the N.H. Dept. of Justice about the killings this weekend at a Pittsburgh synagogue that left 11 dead and several wounded, including four police officers. This latest mass shooting occurs amid an apparent surge in hate-related speech and crimes in this country, as well as calls for political unity.

Duration:00:57:08

Weekly N.H. News Roundup: October 26, 2018

10/26/2018
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With less than two weeks until the midterm elections, state officials are left scrambling after a judge blocks the voter registration law known as SB3. Candidate debates get testy as the election nears, with gubernatorial candidates Chris Sununu and Molly Kelly presenting sharply differing views of the state's economy. And ski season starts early after snowfall in the North Country.

Duration:00:57:06

N.H. Gubernatorial Forum: Gov. Chris Sununu and Molly Kelly

10/24/2018
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Gov. Chris Sununu (R) and former state Sen. Molly Kelly (D) faced off before a live audience at Manchester Community College to discuss a range of issues including the economy, guns, and the court fight over new voting rules. This forum was moderated by The Exchange 's Laura Knoy and NHPR's senior polical reporter Josh Rogers.

Duration:00:57:05

The Race for Governor, Executive Council, & Other Election Items

10/23/2018
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In our morning show, we'll check in on various election issues, including the contest between Republican incumbent Governor Chris Sununu and Democratic challenger, former state senator Molly Kelly. And we'll preview The Exchange forum that will take place live that same evening at 7 p.m. at Manchester Community College. For information on attending the evening event, visit here .

Duration:00:57:03

Unhealthy Patterns of Alcohol Use Remain A Problem In N.H. For Many, Including Women And Youth

10/22/2018
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Though the opioid crisis has been the top-of-mind health issue here, alcohol abuse remains a major problem in the state and nationally. We look at the factors specific to New Hampshire, and who is most impacted these days.

Duration:00:57:08

An Uncertain Future for N.H. Moose

10/19/2018
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We examine the plight of Northern New England Moose. Researchers in New Hampshire, Maine and Vermont have just concluded an extensive, multi-year study on these beloved mammals, and the results are alarming. We'll dig into their findings and ask what the future might hold.

Duration:00:57:46