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Bird Rescue And Rehabilitation In Ohio

9/19/2019
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Naturalist, artist and writer Julie Zickefoose in May 2017 took on the role of savior to a sick and orphaned baby Blue Jay. In her new memoir, Zickefoose recalls the process of saving and then releasing the Jay, and also how the Jay she named Jemima saved her back. Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher: Julie Zickefoose talks about her new book, "Saving Jemima: Life and Love with a Hard-Luck Jay." Guests: Julie Zickefoose , naturalist, artist and author of "Saving Jemima: Life and Love with a...

Duration:00:49:31

Employment After Incarceration

9/19/2019
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If you’ve applied for a job lately, you probably have been asked to check a small box if you have ever been convicted of a felony. For most people, that’s not a problem. But for thousands of ex-felons living in Ohio, where more than 850 laws and administrative rules restrict where former felons may work, it is. Today on All Sides, the changing policies and programs to help former felons after they’ve done their time. Guests: Jesse Kelley, Manager of Government Affairs and Criminal Justice &...

Duration:00:49:25

Wellness Wednesday: Health Risks Of Vaping THC

9/18/2019
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report 380 confirmed and probable cases of vaping-related lung illnesses in 36 states. At least seven people have died. No single substance or product has been pinpointed as a cause but most patients said they were using e-cigarettes with THC, the chemical in marijuana that creates a “high.” Today on Wellness Wednesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: the dangers of vaping. Guests: Jayne O'Donnell , healthcare policy reporter , USA Today Tonya...

Duration:00:49:29

Workplace Discrimination In The U.S.

9/18/2019
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Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost in August joined the Trump Administration in arguing that federal civil rights laws do not protect LGBTQ employees against discrimination in the workplace. Title VII of the Civil Rights Act forbids, among other things, discrimination against workers based on sex. What that means, exactly, will be argued before the U.S. Supreme Court in October. Today on All Sides, workplace discrimination protections and Ohio’s role in the cases at hand. Guests : Emma Green ,...

Duration:00:49:25

Tech Tuesday: The Value Of CGI In Film

9/17/2019
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Computer-generated imagery, or CGI, has transformed the film industry. Since its inception in the 1973 film “Westworld,” the software has been used to create mesmerizing visuals that have captivated millions of moviegoers. But as more movies incorporate CGI, has the movie magic been left behind? Today on Tech Tuesday on All Sides with Ann Fisher: CGI, broadband internet access, and more. Guests : Chris McGovern , Connected Nation’s Director of Research Development S cott Frankel , Vice...

Duration:00:49:38

Early Childhood Learning In 2019

9/17/2019
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The new documentary “No Small Matter” shares stories about and researches the human capacity for early intelligence. The film calls early-childhood "a grown-up issue," relaying what researchers have learned about early brain development. But the documentary also focuses on the value of parent-child relationships, something many parents continue to struggle with, which can lead to adverse consequences down the road. Today on All Sides, early childhood learning and how it translates into the...

Duration:00:49:28

Diversity In Literary Fiction

9/16/2019
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Nobel Laureate and author Toni Morrison used her voice to both empower and enlighten her readers. Since her death last month, many within the publishing industry have reminisced about her legacy while also contemplating the future of diversity in literature. Last year, one in every five books were found to be published by a person of color. Today on All Sides, the legacy and importance of diverse voices in fiction. Guests : Chrissie Harris , Columbus Metropolitan Library Selector in...

Duration:00:49:30

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

9/16/2019
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A federal appeals court has ruled that the state of Ohio’s three-drug formula for executions doesn’t constitute cruel and unusual punishment. The decision contradicted a lower-court ruling that said the protocol causes needless suffering. Coming up on the weekly Reporter Roundtable: How Gov. Mike DeWine may respond to the recent execution ruling, and Otterbein University gets a Democratic presidential debate. Guests: Laura Bischoff , State Government Reporter, Dayton Daily News Cathy...

Duration:00:49:31

Personal Finance With Jonathan Pond

9/13/2019
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The U.S. stock market dropped 800 points in one day last August, leaving some fearing for a possible recession. Investors might see these as the normal ups and downs of the stock market, but those on the precipice of retirement might be more concerned. Today on All Sides, personal financial advisor Jonathan Pond offers guidance for those about to retire and those decades away. Support 89.7 NPR News and receive a special thank you gift, a copy of Jonathan Pond’s book, “Money Smarts: Can’t...

Duration:00:54:23

Game Day Recipes

9/12/2019
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The Ohio State Buckeyes faces off against the Indiana University Hoosier this coming Saturday in Bloomington, Indiana. Whether you’re heading out of state or you’re watching the game from home, you can still have a good time tailgating or “homegating.” Former NFL cornerback and celebrity chef Eddie Jackson shares his perfect game day recipes with us. Support 89.7 NPR News and receive a special thank you gift, the cookbook “Game Day Eats: 100 Recipes for Homegating Like a Pro." Guests: Eddie...

Duration:00:54:22

Estate Planning For Your Family

9/11/2019
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When it comes to planning for the end, almost everyone puts it off. And that includes leaving behind the bare necessities for your survivors, the passwords and other information just to get the bills paid on time. But your legacy includes so much more, from unlabeled photographs to an updated will. Coming up on All Sides with Ann Fisher: your checklist for the end. Support 89.7 NPR News and receive the book Checklist for My Family: A Guide to My History, Financial Plans, and Final Wishes as...

Duration:00:54:42

The Lasting Power Of Downton Abbey

9/11/2019
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The U.S. premiere of the sixth and final season of Downton Abbey in January 2016 drew a whopping 9.9 million viewers, making the British television series one of the most popular PBS programs ever. The historical drama follows a family of aristocrats and their servants from the sinking of the Titanic in April, 1912 to New Years Eve, 1925. The stars of the show return on September 20, but this time on the big screen, four years later. Today on All Sides: the world of Downton Abbey. Support...

Duration:00:54:21

The Ins And Outs Of Bourbon

9/10/2019
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Bourbon is the building block for a raft of famous cocktails, including the Manhattan and the Mint Julep. Ohio State professor Tim Berra, a biologist by training, has written about the building blocks of bourbon. The book is titled Bourbon: What the Educated Drinker Should Know. Support 89.7 NPR News and receive Bourbon: What the Educated Drinker Should Know as a thank-you gift. Guests : Tim Berra , Academy Professor and Professor Emeritus of Evolution, Ecology and Organismal Biology at The...

Duration:00:54:25

National Politics With Ken Rudin

9/10/2019
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The remaining candidates for the Democratic presidential nomination take to the debate stage on Thursday. Joe Biden still leads the pack, but Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are on his heels. Many find Biden still vulnerable. Today on All Sides: national politics and presidential policy with Ken Rudin, host of Ken Rudin’s Political Junkie podcast. Support 89.7 NPR News and receive a special thank you gift: the 89.7 NPR News hoodie. Guests: Ken Rudin, veteran political...

Duration:00:54:23

Game Day Recipes

9/9/2019
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The Ohio State Buckeyes faces off against the Indiana University Hoosier this coming Saturday in Bloomington, Indiana. Whether you’re heading out of state or you’re watching the game from home, you can still have a good time tailgating or “homegating.” Former NFL cornerback and celebrity chef Eddie Jackson shares his perfect game day recipes with us. Support 89.7 NPR News and receive a special thank you gift, the cookbook “Game Day Eats: 100 Recipes for Homegating Like a Pro." Guests: Eddie...

Duration:00:54:22

Wellness, Creativity And Bob Ross

9/9/2019
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In 30 minutes, anyone could create a masterpiece. That was the ethos of artist Bob Ross and the idea behind The Joy of Painting . Creativity and wellness go hand-in-hand, whether it’s writing, dancing and – in Ross’s case – painting. Today on All Sides, we talk about the connection between creativity and wellness and Ross’s impact. Support 89.7 NPR News during our fall membership drive and receive a special thank-you gift: a Bob Ross painting class. Guests: Rachel Weaver, CEO and owner of...

Duration:00:54:21

Columbus Haunted History

9/6/2019
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Columbus, Ohio was incorporated in 1816, but settlers and natives were living on this land long before the 1800s. All this history means the capital city has more than a few ghost stories. Today on All Sides, we talk haunted landmarks in Central Ohio. Support 89.7 NPR News and receive a special thank you gift, two tickets for a WOSU Public Media exclusive "Haunted Tour of Green Lawn Cemetery." Guests: Doreen Uhas Sauer, Education and Outreach Coordinator for Columbus Landmarks Randy Rogers ,...

Duration:00:49:16

Personal Finance With Jonathan Pond

9/5/2019
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The U.S. stock market dropped 800 points in one day last August, leaving some fearing for a possible recession. Investors might see these as the normal ups and downs of the stock market, but those on the precipice of retirement might be more concerned. Today on All Sides, personal financial advisor Jonathan Pond offers guidance for those about to retire and those decades away. Support 89.7 NPR News and receive a special thank you gift, a copy of Jonathan Pond’s book, “Money Smarts: Can’t...

Duration:00:54:23

Mitchell Hall And The Growth Of Culinary School

9/4/2019
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A new culinary arts center has opened at Columbus State Community College in an 80,000-square-foot building that will include a culinary theater, teaching kitchens, and also house a restaurant and bakery cafe. But Mitchell Hall - named for lead donor and restaurant mogul Cameron Mitchell - is more than just a wanna-be chef’s dream; it reflects a growing interest in the culinary trades as a profession. Today on All Sides: U.S. culinary schools, the business model and their growing popularity....

Duration:00:49:01

Decline Of Newspaper Journalists

9/4/2019
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Ohio has lost 43% of its newspaper journalists since 2012, leaving the newsroom survivors to cover everything from City Council to the Statehouse with fewer human resources. Studies have shown that cities without newspapers have lower civic engagement and less efficient governments. Today on All Sides: the decline of newspaper journalists and the impact on local communities. Guests: Caitlin Johnson, director of communications, Policy Matters Ohio David Mindich , media historian, chai r of...

Duration:00:49:31