All Sides with Ann Fisher

Weekdays 10 a.m. to noon on 89.7 NPR News. Rebroadcast weeknights from 8 to 10 p.m.

All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour, daily public-affairs talk show designed to over time touch upon all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio. Listeners participate via telephone, e-mail, Facebook and Twitter to add to the conversations. As always at WOSU, the coverage is fair and balanced with a civil tone.

Watch All Sides, weekdays from 10am to noon

Library of Congress

This show, a conversation with Ohio House Speaker Cliff Rosenberger on the budget recently passed by the House, and his duties as speaker. Before that, we discuss reenactments of President Lincoln's repose at the Ohio Statehouse, on the 150 anniversary of the events. 

Mayoral Candidate Interviews

Apr 30, 2015
Downtown Columbus
Bcirker / Wikimedia

This show, we'll complete our series on interviews with the candidates for Mayor of Columbus. Plus, a closer look at the issues of the campaign.

Jeni's Ice Cream
Bob Hall / Flickr

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams recently recalled all of their products and closed their retail stores after finding listeria in one of their sample products. Meanwhile, 21 cases of botulism were discovered after a church potluck in Lancaster. Coming up on Wellness Wednesday, food borne illness prevention and the future of treadmills.  

SCOTUS Hears Arguments on Same-Sex Marriage

Apr 29, 2015
Jeff Kubina / Wikimedia

Yesterday, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on same-sex marriage. We look at the legal aspects of the cases, and hear from organizations on both sides of the issue. 

Don DeBold / Flickr

Hewlett-Packard was once known for it's breakthrough technology, but these days the company is struggling to maintain relevance. Their latest research project known as "The Machine" could be the breakthrough project that can revolutionize how computers function. Plus, having an intimate relationship maybe easier with a fake boyfriend service. 

Mayoral Race and SCOTUS on Same-Sex Marriage

Apr 28, 2015
Bob Bielecki / Flickr

This hour: interviews with mayoral candidates Zach Scott and James Ragland, in two back-to-back segments. Afterward, a look at the same-sex marriage case currently in the Supreme Court.

Surviving the First Year of College

Apr 27, 2015
roommate, college
Bart Everson / Creative Commons Flickr

As summer approaches, many high school seniors are anticipating the relative freedom of a college experience, but few of them actually know what to expect.

Statehouse Reporters Roundtable

Apr 27, 2015
State Building
Jim Bowen / Flickr

Last week, Ohio Governor John Kasich stepped closer to announcing his Presidential bid by launching a new 527 group called "A New Day for America".   Meanwhile, the Ohio Attorney General’s advisory group announced that training for police officers needs to improve. We'll look at these issues and more on this week's reporter roundtable. 

War on Civilians

Apr 23, 2015
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War has a devastating effect on the civilians inadvertently caught in the crossfire. The horrors are compounded when civilians are purposefully targeted and torn from their lands and homes.

tylenol, pills
Austin Kirk / Creative Commons Flickr

Acetaminophen, Tylenol's active ingredient, is a well-known headache reliever, but a new study found it may also blunt emotional pain--and pleasure. We'll discuss how America's most popular drug reduces fevers, joy and sorrow, and why it matters.