bob vitale

11:00 Columbus has experienced a string of attacks targeting gay men in the last two weeks. The assaults and robberies occurred just as the city gears up for its 2013 Pride Festival, and authorities say hate crimes are more common than reported. This hour, we'll take a look at this disturbing trend, and hear from advocates about what they're doing to help. Guests

10:00 Congress, among rising gas prices and transportation funding declines, has been unable to pass a 5 or 6 year Federal Transportation Bill that could open up more options and perhaps bring more predictability to the funding of how we move people and goods. How is the lack of a long-term bill having an impact? Guest host Stu Nicholson will discuss this and more on this hour of "All Sides." Guests

Ohio Casino Control Commission chairperson Charles Saxbe discusses regulating Ohio casinos and ensuring the industry operates with integrity; and Columbus Dispatch City Hall reporter Bob Vitale joins the discussion with a focus on economic development incentives and other issues related to Penn National Gaming’s plans for the casino in Columbus. A conversation with Congressman-elect Bob Gibbs (18th District).

Ohio's looming budget deficit, with Ohio public radio statehouse news bureau correspondent Bill Cohen, Ohio Society of CPAs Governmental Affairs vice president Barbara Benton and Center for Community Solutions Public Policy and Advocacy director Jon Honeck. Columbus Charter Review Committee chair Larry James talks about why the committee was created to review proposed changes to Columbus City Council charter allowing for exceptions to 'open' meetings.

2010 Primary Election Coverage

Apr 28, 2010

Special coverage of the 2010 primary election on May 4th: Candidates and issues in the state and local election, with Ohio public radio statehouse news bureau chief Karen Kasler and The Columbus Dispatch city hall reporter Bob Vitale.