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All Sides with Ann Fisher

All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour daily public affairs talk show designed to touch all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio.

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Tools For Living With ADD and ADHD

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

Over six million children in the United States have been diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, also known as ADHD. Though it doesn't just affect children, with about four percent of American adults diagnosed as well. This hour, we'll discuss the different tools to make living with ADD and ADHD easier.(image)

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Opioid Crisis and Children Services

Wed, 18 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

As the opioid crisis has spread across Ohio, children are often overlooked when parents become addicted. Child and family services in the state are having trouble keeping up with the needs of these children. Today we'll discuss how the needs of children with addicted parents are being handled, and what more can be done. Guests: David W. Haverfield, Director, Tuscarawas County Job & Family Services Scott Britton, Assistant Director, Public Children Services Association of Ohio Elisha Cangelosi, Associate Director, Provider Services, Franklin County Children Services Paula Davis, Associate Director of East Region, Franklin County Children Services(image)

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Tech Tuesday: Ara Phone, Digital Detox, Tech News

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

When the Ara Phone was released in 2013, many thought it would be the next revolution in smartphone technology. The highly customizable phone featured interchangeable blocks that could be upgraded individually, but the phone failed to meet expectations and was suspended in 2016. Today we'll discuss the rise and fall of the Ara Phone, how to detox in the digital age and more. Guests: Harrison Weber, Executive Editor, Venture Beat Nancy Colier, author, “The Power of Off: The Mindful Way to Stay Sane in a Virtual World” Russell Holly, contributing editor,

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Filling the Technical Skills Gap

Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

As more and more young Americans are opting to go to college rather than vocational or technical schools, far fewer young people are pursuing technical careers than in the past. With the baby boomer generation retiring, millions of trade jobs will need to be filled in the coming years. Today we'll discuss how some people are addressing this issue and training the next generation to take on these positions. Guests: Eric Thorkilsen, CEO, This Old House Jim Pinchak, Clinical Associate Professor in Workforce Development & Education, Ohio State University Pegeen Cleary Potts, Executive Director, Columbus City Schools(image)

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The Slaves of U.S. Presidents

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

Slavery is rooted in American history, including the history of the presidency. Ten of the first fifteen U.S. presidents were slave owners, or grew up in a slave owning household. George Washington once bought teeth from enslaved people to be worn in his dentures. This hour, we discuss the lives and stories of the men and women owned by past presidents.(image)

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Teacher Diversity

Mon, 16 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

Research proves that having diverse teachers helps students, especially students of the same race. The national number of nonwhite teachers is much lower than the number of nonwhite students. We discuss why this number is so low and the challenges of increasing it.(image)

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Bias-Related Harrassment in the U.S.

Fri, 13 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

In the month following the 2016 election, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported 1,096 occurrences of bias-related incidents. Today we'll discuss the prejudice motivating these incidents, how often they're occurring and how to intervene when a person is being harassed in public.(image)

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The Evolving Role of the American Military

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

The U.S. Military has changed its mission. Back during World War II, it was about battles and winning. Everybody understood. Now, the mission is less clear. Post 9-11, the war is never ending, and there’s no particular nation target. The role of the military is constant, but not always about battles and winning. Coming up, the evolving role of the military in a changing world with law professor, former pentagon official and author Rosa Brooks.(image)

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Repealing and Replacing Obamacare

Thu, 12 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

The biggest item on the agenda for Republicans in Congress and President-elect Donald Trump is repealing the Affordable Care Act. However, many are uncertain what a replacement would look like or if there will be even be an immediate replacement. Today we'll discuss what challenges Congress and Trump may face when repealing and replacing Obamacare.(image)

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Barack Obama's Legacy

Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

At the beginning of his first term Barack Obama had to deal with the greatest recession in decades and two wars in the Middle East. Although the economy has improved since he took office he has been criticized for his foreign policy decisions concerning the Middle East. Today we discuss Barack Obama's legacy and what might come next for him.(image)

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Tech Tuesday: iPhone 10th Anniversary, Return of Analog, Consumer Electronics Show 2017

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

The iPhone celebrated its 10th anniversary this week. One of the most influential technologies of the 21st century, the iPhone revolutionized the cell phone market. Today we discuss the history of the iPhone, the return of analog and the biggest news from the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show.(image)

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The Future of Retail

Tue, 10 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

Large department stores like JCPenney and Macy's once dominated the retail market. Much has changed over the past several years as consumers are moving to online and discount retailers, forcing these chains to close many brick and mortar locations across the country. Join us as we discuss where retail is headed and how consumers may be impacted in a changing retail industry.(image)

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Winter Bird Watching in Ohio

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

As birds travel south for the winter Ohio bird watchers can expect to see three species of owls join the four native Buckeye species. While uncommon, watchers in eastern and southeastern Ohio may be able to spot the golden eagle during the winter months. Today we discuss the bird species that can be spotted in Ohio throughout in the wintertime.(image)

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Weekly Reporter Roundtable

Mon, 09 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

President-elect Donald Trump's pick for Ohio GOP Chairman, Jane Timken, was elected after incumbent chairman Matt Borges, who was backed by Gov. John Kasich, withdrew from the race on Friday. Join us as we discuss the biggest state and national political news stories with a panel of reporters.(image)

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Prison, Rehabilitation & Community Service

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

Often times, those who leave the prison have a near impossible time adjusting to life outside the system. Today we talk with various Columbus organizers on their approach helping Ohio prisoners connect with the community.(image)

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Teen Addiction and Recovery Schools

Fri, 06 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

Teen drug addiction is a difficult thing to combat without derailing their life. New approaches like recovery schools hope to assist teen struggling with addiction without completely interrupting their education and future. Today we will talk with individuals involved with recovery schools and what they believe is a good approach to battling addiction among teens.(image)

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The Rock 'n' Roll Revolution

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

The 1960s marked the emergence of rock 'n' roll as not only a style of music but a political force that heavily influenced social movements across the world. Join us as we discuss this revolution with the author of "Rockin' the Free World!: How the Rock & Roll Revolution Changed America and the World."(image)

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Harassment in the U.S.

Thu, 05 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

In the month following the 2016 election, the Southern Poverty Law Center reported 1,096 occurrences of bias-related incidents. Today we'll discuss who is targeted in these incidents, how often they're occurring and how to intervene when a person is being harassed in public.(image)

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Wellness Wednesday: Health Food Prices, Green Buildings, LED Streetlights

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 10:01:00 +0000

A recent study found that people tend to assume more expensive food is healthier than cheaper food, but that is not always the case. Today we'll explore how prices affect consumer choices, the health benefits of certified green buildings and the effect LED streetlights have on sleep.(image)

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Republican Congressional Agenda

Wed, 04 Jan 2017 10:00:00 +0000

The 115th U.S. Congress met for the first time this week, and already it's had a rough start. The Republican-controlled House prompted outcry after it approved an amendment that would eliminate an independent ethics investigation office . Join us as we discuss what's next for the new GOP-led Congress under president-elect Donald Trump.(image)

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