New Hampshire Public Radio

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At NHPR our mission is very clear: To help create a more informed public, one challenged and enriched by a deeper understanding and appreciation of state, national and worldwide events, ideas and culture. To that end, we offer the highest quality news and information and cultural programming that we can achieve within the limits of our resources. We do this through our broadcasts and through our web operations.

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5 Pieces

In New Hampshire, almost two out of three adults and more than a quarter of our children are overweight or obese. NHPR’s series explores the causes, the consequences, and some promising solutions to a growing crisis.

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5 Pieces

Unexpected radio for the insatiably curious. New ideas, untold stories, surprising voices. An hour-long magazine program hosted by Virginia Prescott with interviews and sound-rich stories covering a variety of topics including pop culture, science, the news, media, technology, books, and the arts. Made in New Hampshire, for everyone. NOTE: Episodes uploaded after 12/10/12 will reflect the show's new 20/40 clock format.

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9 Pieces

A series of hour-long shows featuring readings and interviews with best-selling authors. Recorded in front of a live audience. Virginia Prescott Hosts.


Latest Pieces

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In 2015 about 2,700 of the 50,000 people who applied will receive a moose permit in Maine and if you’re one of the lucky ones who has waited 20 yea...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 14:35
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Outside/In takes you on a journey to a 10-x10 plot and uncover the secrets you’d never know to find. Today, a close up on a spot you may otherwise ...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 11:21
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Iago Hale has a vision: it’s one where the economy is revitalized by local farmers selling delicious cold hardy kiwi berries to the masses. Meanwhi...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 17:15
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In 1998, Forest Quimby spent thousands of dollars building one of the most beautiful, most elaborate docks on Franklin Pierce Lake in New Hampshire...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 21:53
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In the early '90s Keene, New Hampshire created a pumpkin festival to bring the community together, but after 24 years the quaint festival tore the ...

  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 22:42
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This is Eat The Invaders - our occasional segment where we take a bite out of invasive species populations. On the menu today, one of the scariest,...

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  • Added: Oct 21, 2016
  • Length: 16:07
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Today, we take a step back to imagine a world without a web of GPS satellites telling your smartphone where you are every second of the day. While ...

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  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 24:33
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It’s not surprising that many of the medicines we use today are derived from plants. The surprising part is how similar the molecular components of...

  • Added: Oct 20, 2016
  • Length: 35:36
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When a Harvard professor accidentally let Gypsy Moths loose in the 1860s, he didn't release he was unleashing a scourge that would plague New Engla...

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  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:30
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There used to be a time when you could strike out into the vast unexplored wilderness and stake your claim – but not anymore. Today, the story of ...

  • Added: Oct 17, 2016
  • Length: 56:27