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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.

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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.

    Weekly N.H. News Roundup: February 21, 2020

    Weekly N.H. News Roundup: February 21, 2020

    Seven Republican lawmakers were reprimanded on the floor of the New Hampshire House for not completing newly mandatory anti-harassment and discrimination training in a contentious debate. Lawmakers advance what they're calling a new compromise on net energy metering, and put forth new bills on gun laws and marijuana legalization. And we get an update on the seal rescued from the roadway in Rye Harbor a few weeks ago.

    • 57 min
    Afghanistan: Why the U.S. is Still There & the Prospects for Peace

    Afghanistan: Why the U.S. is Still There & the Prospects for Peace

    Granite Staters reflect on Afghanistan, America's longest war. Just last month USAF Pilot, Ryan Phaneuf , a graduate of Alvirne High School in Hudson, was killed in a plain crash while serving in Afghanistan. We talk with those deeply involved in this conflict about why the U.S. is still there, nearly two decades after the war began. We'll also ask about recent news - including a contested election that has raised uncertainty about a possible U.S. peace deal with the Taliban.

    • 57 min
    Exercise Is Medicine: The Connection Between Physical Activity And Aging

    Exercise Is Medicine: The Connection Between Physical Activity And Aging

    Scientists agree: one of the best ways to delay the health issues related to getting older is exercise. We talk with author Judy Foreman, who's compiled the latest and most compelling research in her new book, Exercise is Medicine: How Physical Activity Boost Health and Slows Aging. Air date: Wednesday, February 19, 2020.

    • 57 min
    Can Progressives and Moderates Unite?

    Can Progressives and Moderates Unite?

    We talk with writer and liberal political commentator E.J. Dionne about his new book: "Code Red." In it, he urges moderates and progressives to stop feuding and come together if they really want to defeat President Trump. Dionne gives examples from U.S. history when people of slightly different political persuasions got together and made major change. He says today's Democrats could actually learn a political lesson from a Republican icon: Ronald Reagan. Air date: Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2020

    • 57 min
    Avalanche Awareness in Mt. Washington's Backcountry

    Avalanche Awareness in Mt. Washington's Backcountry

    New Hampshire is seeing a boom in backcountry skiing and mountaineering, and that means more people are venturing into avalanche territory in mid-winter. We talk with the director of the Mount Washington Avalanche Center about this trend, and how to explore safely. This program will be broadcast on Monday, Feb. 17, 2020. It was originally broadcast on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020.

    • 56 min
    Weekly N.H. News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020

    Weekly N.H. News Roundup: Feb. 14, 2020

    Now that the presidential candidates have packed up and moved on to the next primary contest, we take a look at state politics, including Governor Chris Sununu's State-of-the-State address and bills that have been making their way through the legislature -- some more smoothly than others. Air date: Feb. 14, 2020.

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