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

Police Standards Shifting

May 5, 2015
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A series of police-related shootings have captured the attention of the media and the nation. Several responding protests point to a growing perception that the law enforcement model in the United States is deeply flawed. This hour, we look at Governor Kasich's new calls for police reform, as well as community and police reactions.

The Forging of the Bill of Rights

May 4, 2015
James Madison holds the Bill of Rights in a $5 commemorative gold coin
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In 1789 the debate over the new constitution, which had raged for years, was finally drawing to a close. James Madison was hard at work, along with his fellow federalists, at putting the finishing touches on the constitution and the guarantees which they called the Bill of Rights.

Statehouse Reporters Roundtable

May 4, 2015

Last week, the nation was fixated on the protests and riots taking place in Baltimore. Meanwhile, here in Columbus, Governor Kasich ordered new standards for the use of deadly force by police.

Welcome to Braggsville is a novel about three generation X-ers with a tragic twist.

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
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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
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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
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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. 

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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
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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.