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 intMore from All Sides with Ann Fisher »

Most Recent Episodes

All Sides Weekend: Local Music

11 am These long cold nights are definitely not putting a damper on Columbus's live music. We will talk to local promoters from two popular Columbus venues about upcoming live music shows and their suggestions. We will also talk with the local band Two2Many and their unique approach to music. Guests April Kulcsar, booking agent at Brothers Drake Meadery Charlie Jackson, booking agent at Natalie's Coal Fire Pizza Karly Wohlwend, Keri McBride, John McBride from the band Two2Many

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Central Ohio's Real Estate Market Analysis

10 am The decreased number of foreclosures in Ohio since January of this year signals a positive growth for the housing market. In this hour, we will take a look at the real estate market in central Ohio, and whether the housing market will make a strong comeback for this year. Guests Todd Helpbringer, President of Helpbringer Mortgage Services Robb Vogt, Real estate analyst based in Columbus

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Religious Sounds and Public Spaces

11am Recently at Duke University, a controversy over the Muslim call to prayer brought the issue of religious sounds and public spaces to the forefront. This hour, we talk to the author of a book on noise in religion, and how it's handled in a pluralistic society. Guests Isaac Weiner, assistant professor of religious studies at OSU, and author of "Religion Out Loud: Religious Sound, Public Space, and American Pluralism."

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Combating Extremism with Multiculturalism

10 am President Barack Obama held a summit recently that focused on tackling the latest surge in religious extremist violence. We will analyze America's multiculturalism and how it compares to countries in Europe. Plus, whether or not multiculturalism is the answer against violent attacks done in the name of religion. Guests Romin Iqbal, staff attorney for the Ohio Chapter of CAIR Asra Nomani, Georgetown University scholar and freelance journalist Basil Mohamed Gohar, president of the board of directors, Masjid Omar Mosque

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Wellness Wednesday: Superbugs, Nutrition Guidelines, Sinus Health

11 amAccording to the Centers for Disease Control, 23,000 people die annually from some type of drug-resistant superbug. We'll take a closer look at how hospitals are combating  these deadly infections. Plus, why nutritional experts are praising the recent Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report, calling it the most balanced report they have seen in years.  Guests:Dr. Kurt Stevenson, associate director of clinical epidemiology at the Wexner Medical CenterDr. David Katz, director, Yale University Prevention Research Center Dr. Iain Grant, otolaryngologist with Ohio ENT and Allerg

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Governor Kasich's State of the State 2015

10amGovernor Kasich delivered his 2015 State of the State address in Wilmington last night. The governor  focused on education, taxes, and programs to deal with poverty and unemployment. This hour, we take a look at the speech itself and at the policies that the governor is working on.GuestsJohn Green, director, Ray C. Bliss Institute of Applied Politics, University of AkronJim Siegel, Ohio Statehouse reporter, Columbus DispatchGreg Lawson, policy analyst with The Buckeye InstituteGovernor John R. Kasich's 2015 State of the State Transcript

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From Hal to Watson: The Future of Artificial Intelligence

11 amIt’s the norm now to hear stories about a robot that can play soccer or answer trivia questions, but can we really bridge the gap between “brain-like” components and the human brain? This hour we’ll talk about the trajectory of artificial intelligence, what advancements we’ve made, and the technology that will form the basis of a brave new world.GuestsJim Davis, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering, Laboratory for Artificial Intelligence Research at OSUEric Dietrich, Professor of Philosophy at Binghamton UniversityKevin Carr, movie critic for Film School Rejects

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Domestic Violence and the Law

10 amDomestic violence has recently made headlines, from here in Ohio to throughout the nation. In this hour, we will take a look at the laws in regards to domestic violence in Ohio, and how the state is taking steps in order to help prevent domestic violence cases.Guests:Anne Murray, director of the domestic violence and stalking unit at the Columbus city attorney’s officeCallie Query, attorney at the Center for Family Safety and HealingMichael King, attorney at King Legal and village of Granville Law DirectorCall 614-224-HOME (4663) for CHOICES Domestic Violence Hotline

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Psychedelic Treatments

11amPsychedelic drugs like LSD were made illegal in the 1960s. In 1970, drugs like LSD were classified as Schedule I substances with the Controlled Substances Act. Now, researchers are re-evaluating their therapeutic role in reducing anxiety and treating mental illnesses. Join us this hour to look at new findings on this topic.GuestsTom Shroder, author of “Acid Test: LSD, Ecstasy, and the Power to Heal”Ryan LeCompte, former Marine, founder of Veterans for Entheogenic TherapyAnthony Bossis, co-principal investigator for NYU’s Psilocybin Cancer Anxiety Study

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Ohio Reporter Roundtable

10 amDuring his balanced budget amendment campaign trip to South Carolina last week, Governor John Kasich once again dodged questions of a possible bid for the 2016 elections.  We will also discuss whether or not former Governor Ted Strickland will make a play for Senate.GuestsAndy Chow, Reporter, Ohio Public Radio Statehouse News BureauJackie Borchardt, Reporter, Northeast Ohio Media GroupLaura Bischoff, Correspondent, Dayton Daily News

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