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All Sides with Ann Fisher

All Sides with Ann Fisher

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All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour, daily public-affairs talk show designed to touch upon all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio. Topics are driven by the top news stories of the day — local, regional, national and international — and the trends in what we read and what we like to eat, where we worship and play, and more.More from All Sides with Ann Fisher »

Most Recent Episodes

All Sides Weekend: Arts

Join guest host Christopher Purdy as he talks with a panel of experts about the latest in arts and culture around Columbus.

Coming Out Later in Life

Today at 10am Coming out is a difficult experience for anyone who has to do it, but it can be especially challenging for those who have been in the closet for decades. Many LGBTQ individuals feel pressure to adhere to established gender roles and experience difficulty letting go of a familiar lifestyle, especially when they've kept their sexual identity secret for so long. This hour we talk with two authors who have written about living in the closet and coming out later in life.

Life in Six Words

Could you tell someone your life story in six words? Today we take a look at the Six Word Memoir project which offers participants a challenging yet poignant opportunity to share their stories. It's had contributions from Jimmy Carter, George Takei and Junot Diaz. We'll also discuss the project's newest themel: the immigration experience.

One on One with the Political Junkie

We get the latest news about what's happening in the nation's capital from Political Junkie, Ken Rudin. We'll discuss the latest in Obamacare reform effort, President Trump's speech to the United Nations, and Sean Spicer's cameo at the Emmys.

Infant Mortality, Anti-Aging and Chronic Pain Relief

For new parents it can be a tricky and tough decision figuring out which methods for sleep are the safest for their infants. Find out more about the dangers of sleeping for babies on today's show. Also can chronic pain be treated without opioids and pain clinics? Get information on drug free alternatives for pain treatment.

Recovering from Hurricane and Flood Damage

How do community members and locals of areas affected by hurricanes and flooding begin to pick up the pieces and start over? Today we examine the recovery process in wake of the hurricane disasters, looking at The National Flood Insurance Program, policy and flood insurance.

Tech Tuesday: Facebook Ad Security, Tech in Amish Communities, iPhone X/8

Join us for our weekly look at new developments in the tech world. As questions concerning their role in Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election emerge, Facebook continues to investigate manipulation of and diagnose the security of their advertising algorithms. Amish communities embracing new technology in their businesses and homes try to balance opportunity and access with traditional values. Later, we look under the hood of the upcoming iPhone 8 and iPhone X smartphones and

Tech Tuesday: Facebook Ad Security, Tech in Amish Communities, iPhone X/8

Health Care Reform's Impact on Ohio

As Republicans near a September 30 deadline to pass health care reform, we look at the current options and how single-payer plans have reemerged among Democrats. Plus, we'll get an update on what it all means in Ohio.

The Modern Marriage

A look at love, relationships and marriage in the digital age. How have apps like Tinder, online dating services and the economy influenced the marriage outlook? We'll also discuss the science behind finding the perfect person and strategies that can improve your marriage.

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

The Ohio Supreme Court weighs whether Toledo's only abortion clinic will be permitted to stay open. How will this case affect the future of abortion services across the state? Also, the Ohio gubernatorial race continues with a debate held in eastern Ohio between declared Democratic candidates. In Washington, competing propositions emerge from both sides of the aisle addressing health care reform. We'll discuss these topics and more of the latest in state and national news with our panel of

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