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

Getting the Most Out of Your Social Security Benefits

Apr 20, 2015
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The idea of a social security benefits seems straight forward enough. You pay your dues and receive your benefit every month when you retire.  But of course, it's a lot more complicated than that. Join us this hour as we clear up the misconceptions and discuss how to maximize your benefits. 

Statehouse Reporters Roundtable

Apr 20, 2015
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Governor John Kasich says that he's "seriously considering" running for president, as the Republican presidential field crowds with hopefuls: Senators Marco Rubio, Ted Cruze, Rand Paul, and possibly former Governor Jeb Bush.

Foods for a Healthy Brain

Apr 15, 2015
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An estimated five million Americans have Alzheimer's Disease, and the modern American diet is not helping reduce that statistic. 

Exploring the Nature of the Midwest

Apr 15, 2015
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The Midwest may not be known for its remarkable natural wonders, but with a keen eye, there is a vast wild world to discover.  This hour we explore the plants, animals, and insects in our own backyards.

Tech Tuesday: Apple Watch, Kids Tech, Gadgets

Apr 14, 2015
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The Apple watch is set to release later this month and with about one million pre-orders made it's anticipated to be successful. Coming up, an overall review on the watch and a look at Apple's newest laptop design.  

Stargazing in the Spring

Apr 14, 2015
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Every spring brings changes: trees blooming, birds chirping--and stars and planets shifting place in the night sky as the Earth moves in its orbit. Join us this hour for information about stargazing and exciting opportunities to see Venus, Jupiter, and more.

Using Fresh Herbs in Your Recipes

Apr 14, 2015
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Springtime is finally here in Central Ohio, and for some, that means steering away from root vegetables and heavy soups and moving toward fresher, lighter fare. Think artichoke salad with chive and oregano vinaigrette or harvest focaccia with grapes, rosemary, and parmesan. 

Experience International Travel Without a Passport

Apr 13, 2015
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Trips overseas can be costly, but if you're on a shoestring budget, there are many opportunities to experience foreign cultures without getting on a plane.

Taking Care of Cars After Winter

Apr 10, 2015
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Spring can be a tough time for our cars as they deal with the aftereffects of a harsh winter. Road salt and rust can wreak havoc on a car's body and undercarriage. It's a time when tires may need to be changed, brakes inspected, and other mechanical check-ups. This hour, we discuss car maintenance and how to keep your auto humming for the long haul.

Financial Planning with Jonathan Pond

Apr 9, 2015
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The personal savings rate has been on the decline for the past 30 years, according to Bureau of Economic Analysis. 

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