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WKXL 103.9 FM, 1450 AM and NHTalkRadio.com continues to be a vibrant New Hampshire media entity. The station first hit the airwaves in 1946 and to this day keeps Granite Staters informed and engaged in the current events of our times. Our goals are very simple to inform and entertain our listeners with interviews and stories that are thoughtful and compelling. From tragedy to triumph, fires to championship celebrations, the New Hampshire Primary to the City Council race, we have you covered. ...
 
New Hampshire Live is hosted by Neil Levesque, Executive Director of the New Hampshire Institute of Politics, and Josh McElveen, former WMUR Political Director. Each week they speak with a different guest about all things political in the Granite State, particularly the upcoming 2020 presidential primary.
 
A brilliant history and heritage podcast created by the volunteers behind Winchester Heritage Open Days. Your opportunity to delve into the past and go on a journey to discover some of Hampshire's best, and occasionally unknown, history. Since season one begin August 2020 we've been speaking to experts and enthusiasts and asking them to reveal some of our hidden heritage as well as share with you fascinating untold tales.
 
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St Swithun’s archivist Elly Crookes talks to Julie Dypdal about the school’s eventful history and its fascinating archives-which include letters from Christina Rosetti and William Wilberforce. Educating girls wasn’t a priority in Victorian England but the pioneering founders of St Swithun’s School in Winchester helped to change that in Hampshire. B…
 
New presidents often put out a "skinny budget" early in their administration covering just a portion of federal spending. This week on Facing the Future, we look at President Biden's skinny budget with its $1.5 trillion request for fiscal year 2022 appropriations. Then we delve into a full range of economic and other challenges posed by population …
 
Host Chris Ryan looks at the Red Sox rebounding after a rough start and the return to the mound by Eduardo Rodriguez, discusses the brilliance of Brad Marchand as the Bruins are getting hot at the right time, and focuses on the frustrations of the Boston Celtics Jaylen Brown as the C's are still looking to find their grove.…
 
What was life like for women in Emperor Nero’s court? This knotty issue is just one of the preoccupations of Carey Fleiner, senior lecturer in Classical and Early Medieval studies at the University of Winchester. In this episode Dr Fleiner talks to Ingrid Tofteng about Nero’s wives, Pompeii and the Vesuvius eruption of 1944-and how the influence of…
 
It's infrastructure week! No, really! This week on Facing the Future, we dove into President Biden's ambitious infrastructure plan. Bob was joined by Brian Riedl of the Manhattan Institute and Ben Ritz of the Progressive Policy Institute to help us "bridge" two different perspectives.By WKXL - NHTalkRadio.com
 
If you find yourself on St Giles Hill or walking along Chesil Street in Winchester, listen out for the ghostly whistle of a steam train or the clang of a signal bell. Here, at the foot of St Giles Hill, was Cheese Hill (later Chesil) Station, opened in 1885 as a stop on the ill-starred Didcot, Newbury and Southampton Railway line. From here Hampshi…
 
On this Facing the Future, Bob was joined by experts from two of Washington's most respected think tanks. Jim Capretta, a Resident Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute, discussed how the Biden administration may pay for it's agenda. Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution and author of severalbooks incl…
 
How will future generations regard the Covid-19 pandemic and the way it changed our lives? Here in Hampshire, Zoe Viney of Wessex Film & Sound Archive run by and based at Hampshire Record Office in Winchester is helping to create a record of local life in lockdown through the project Making History: Making Movies. In this latest episode she talks t…
 
On the latest Facing the Future we were joined by Jon Lieber, a Capitol Hill veteran of many important budget negotiations and the current Managing Director of the Eurasia Group and Tori Gorman, Policy Director of The Concord Coalition. We reviewed the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act, the politics of immigration, and more.…
 
Take a walk along the banks of the River Itchen and you enter a magical world where otters play, mayfly dart, brown trout slip through the weeds and water vole peer from burrows. Winchester has its very own Wind in the Willows habitat and Susan Simmonds of the Hampshire Wildlife Trust talks to Kyle Alexander about her work protecting and celebratin…
 
Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director, Robert L. Bixby, Concord’s Policy Director, Tori Gorman, Concord's National Field Director, Phil Smith, and Director of Health Policy for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, Josh Gordon. They discuss COVID relief, PAYGO, sequestration, infrastructure investment, CRFB’s…
 
Archeologist Alex Langlands, presenter of the BBC’s Victorian Farm series, talks to Charlotte Tindle about his book Cræft and how, over centuries, we humans have learnt to use the natural materials around us to practical ends, from whittling wood or spinning wool to smoking fish and meat. Working with nature can help us engage with our local landsc…
 
Chase is joined on the show by former Comptroller General of the United States, David M. Walker, Concord Coalition Executive Director, Robert L. Bixby, and Concord’s Policy Director, Tori Gorman. They discuss the latest COVID relief package, the idea of a Fiscal Sustainability Commission, and highlights from Walker’s latest book, which looks ahead …
 
HistBites is the brainchild of Nicky Gottlieb and Becky Brown, the festival directors of Winchester Heritage Open Days. In this specially commissioned episode they talk to Emma Cornell-Stoffer about their favourite podcasts so far, ranging from the colourful history of vintage King Alfred buses to the sometimes gory stories behind our popular sea s…
 
Chase is joined on the show by Concord Coalition Executive Director, Robert L. Bixby, Concord's Policy Director, Tori Gorman, Hamilton Project Director and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution, Wendy Edelberg, and Bill Hoagland, a senior vice president at the Bipartisan Policy Center. They discuss COVID-19 relief legislation and the ongoing r…
 
Max Elliott is a tech journalist who writes about computers of all types, tablets, various peripherals, and Apple topics. Matt started as an editor for PC Magazine back when it was a print publication, and spent many years with CNET, where he led its coverage of laptop and desktop computers. He moved from New York City to New Hampshire in 2006 and …
 
Chase is joined on the show by Robin Abbott, CEO of the New Hampshire Society of CPAs, and Matt DiLoreto, vice president of state government affairs for the Healthcare Distribution Alliance. They discuss how the pandemic, recent changes in tax law, and COVID-19 legislation have impacted CPAs and the role of wholesalers in vaccine distribution, incl…
 
Chase is joined on the show by Ben Gitis, a senior policy analyst for the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Economic Policy Project, Concord Coalition Executive Director, Robert L. Bixby, and Concord's Policy Director, Tori Gorman. They discuss policies aimed at helping workers and families, as well as the latest on COVID-19 relief legislation and the bud…
 
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