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All Sides Weekend: Books

10/12/2018
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Join us today with guest host Chris Purdy as we discuss Columbus Metropolitan Library’s “Quick Picks” and more.

Duration:00:49:16

How The Opioid Epidemic Impacts Foster Care In Ohio

10/11/2018
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Opioid addiction continues to deplete Ohio’s communities and is driving up the number of children entering foster care. It’s been a year since the Ohio Attorney General’s office granted money for 30 Days to Family Ohio to address the issue. 30 Days to Family Ohio was created to move children from foster care to family care in the shortest time possible. In its second year, the program is looking for more funding and county involvement. Today on All Sides, we check in on the initiative and...

Duration:00:48:44

Wellness Wednesday: CBD Oil, Postpartum Recovery, and More

10/10/2018
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Cannabidiol, an ingredient derived from the hemp plant, is a popular trend in wellness. Better known as CBD oil, it’s found in lotions, candles, coffee, lip balm, and many other products. CBD oil, although derived from the same plant as marijuana, contains little to none of the chemical that produces a high. The Ohio Pharmacy Board in August ruled that that CBD oil is illegal under the state’s new medical marijuana law. Today on Wellness Wednesday we take a closer look at CBD oil and more.

Duration:00:48:45

Issue 1 Drug Sentencing

10/10/2018
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Issue 1 on the November 6 statewide ballot would amend the state constitution to lessen criminal penalties for drug possession. Proponents say that the changes would lower the prison population and increase addiction treatment options. Opponents caution about amending the constitution, saying that the change would tie the hands of judges, especially those managing specialty drug courts. Today on All Sides, the pros and cons of Issue 1.

Duration:00:49:17

Tech Tuesday: Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality

10/9/2018
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Artificial Intelligence, or Al, is changing the way we think about news and technology. A newly developed software using audio clips to create fake video renderings was debuted last year. Then, earlier this year, comedian Jordan Peele teamed up with BuzzFeed to create a video, using this AI program, of President Barack Obama making some implausible comments. The video highlights concerns concerned the capabilities of AI, and what this could mean for the recurring topic of “fake news.”...

Duration:00:49:12

Columbus's Proposed Ticket Tax

10/9/2018
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The Greater Columbus Arts Council proposed a 7 percent tax in August on tickets and admission to all events in the city. While the tax would raise money for the arts and bankroll upgrades to Nationwide Arena, anyone going to practically any event in Columbus will have to pay extra. Today on All Sides, we discuss the ticket-tax and how other communities fund their arts. Guests: Ken Gordon, features reporter , The Columbus Dispatch Meghan Wells, manager, Cultural Arts Division David Fantle,...

Duration:00:48:40

Get Out The Vote

10/8/2018
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The deadline to register to vote in Ohio is Tuesday, October 9th. With the midterm elections less than a month away, political parties are vying to energize their base and get them to the polls. Several key races in Ohio, such as governor and the 12th district U.S. representative, are predicted to be close, making voter turnout that much more important. Coming up, how political parties are getting out the vote and what’s keeping people from the polls.

Duration:00:49:18

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

10/8/2018
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Ohio votes get one more chance to see and hear the major-party gubernatorial candidates debate before the November elections. Tonight will be the third and final debate between Republican Attorney General Mike DeWine and Democrat Rich Cordray. Both candidates are still looking to distance themselves in what’s been a neck-and-neck race. Today on All Sides, the Ohio gubernatorial race, fallout from Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanagh’s confirmation, and more. Guests: Andy Chow ,...

Duration:00:49:10

All Sides Weekend: Chefs in the City

10/5/2018
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Columbus’s craft beer scene is always changing, with new breweries and craft beer taverns popping up throughout the capital city. Brewers such as BrewDog and Rockmill Tavern keep customers and foodies coming back with a surplus of seasonal and new release local beers such as the canned Cerise Cherry Sour from Rockmill’s sour program. Join us for All Sides with Ann Fisher Chefs in the City, as we talk about Columbus craft beer and breweries. Guests: Rich Terapak Sr ., WOSU Food Critic Rich...

Duration:00:49:40

Author Wil Haygood And Tigerland

10/5/2018
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In 1968, Columbus’s East High School was one of many segregated schools in Ohio. Columbus native and author Wil Haygood writes in his new book about his experiences growing up amongst racial tensions and witnessing the high school’s basketball and baseball teams win state championships, defeating richer, whiter schools across the state. Today on All Sides, we discuss “Tigerland: 1968-1969: A City Divided, a Nation Torn Apart, and a Magical Season of Healing,” with Wil Haygood. Guests : Wil...

Duration:00:48:38

Dark Money and Politics

10/4/2018
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The U.S. Supreme Court last month ruled that nonprofit political groups must disclose the identities of any donor giving more than $200. Many hailed the decision as a victory for political transparency, but many also still are concerned about the political influence of untraceable, corporate “dark money” in elections. Today on All Sides: how dark money shapes the U.S. political landscape. Guests : Paul Beck , political scientist , The Ohio State University Catherine Turcer , executive...

Duration:00:48:49

Immigrant Involvement in Civic Education

10/4/2018
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Immigrants moving to Columbus face many challenges when learning to navigate their new home. One obstacle is understanding how the courts, state, and local government work. The New American Leadership Academy initiative is heading up a new program to tackle this issue. The goal is to get more immigrants and refugees educated and involved with civics. Today on All Sides, we talk civics for immigrants and refugees. Guests: Carla Williams Scott , director , Department of Neighborhoods Jibril...

Duration:00:49:23

Wellness Wednesday: Flu Preparation, Report Cards on Physical Activity And More

10/3/2018
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More than 80,000 died of the flu in the U.S. last year. A majority of the victims were over the age of 65. The unusually high death rate from influenza in an otherwise normal flu season was because of the dominant strain -- H3N2 -- is the more deadly of the four common strains. Today on All Sides: Avoiding the flu and more.

Duration:00:49:20

Ohio High School Graduation Requirements

10/3/2018
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The State Board of Education has asked the Ohio General Assembly to extend alternative graduation requirements while school districts help students adjust to the tougher new rules established two years ago. The alternative requirements permit students to do service projects or meet other benchmarks besides test achievement for graduation. But state lawmakers haven’t yet voted on the proposed extension, leaving some students and school districts in limbo. Today on All Sides: What it takes...

Duration:00:49:18

Tech Tuesday: Facebook Hack, Microplant Implants And More

10/2/2018
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More than 50 million Facebook user accounts were hacked last week. It’s the tech company’s largest data breach in history, as data for other companies Facebook owns were also potentially compromised. Today on All Sides, what happens when the largest social media company gets hacked, microchip implants, and more.

Duration:00:48:15

'Boys Will Be Boys' Culture And Teen Sexual Assault

10/2/2018
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The Senate Judiciary Committee last week approved U.S. Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh after promises of an FBI investigation into allegations that he sexually assaulted three women. Kavanaugh’s nomination has opened the conversation about whether actions committed during teenage years should hold any weight during one’s adult life. Coming up, the factors that lead teenage boys to commit sexual crimes and why it matters. Guests: Philip Bump , national correspondent , The Washington...

Duration:00:49:29

The Power Of Small Acts Of Kindness

10/1/2018
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Poet and activist Cleo Wade gave a moving TED talk last year about the power of small acts of compassion and bravery. Wade and social psychologists alike agree that acts of kindness and gratitude affect everyday lives in important ways, spreading feelings of happiness and reducing depression and anxiety. Today on All Sides, how acts of kindness affect individuals and society. Cleo Wade is speaking at YWCA's fall fundraiser .

Duration:00:49:19

Weekly Reporter Roundtable

10/1/2018
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The FBI is launching a week-long investigation into allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault. After an emotional day of testimony, the Senate Judiciary Committee, voting along party lines, approved Kavanaugh. With the midterm elections only five weeks away, this explosive issue is sure to color the campaigns.

Duration:00:49:16

Travel Tricks and Tips with Rick Steves

9/28/2018
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Guidebook author and travel TV host Rick Steves is America's most respected authority on European travel. He’s written several books, including his updated 2016 Rick Steves’ Europe Through The Back Door: The Travel Skills Handbook for Independent Travelers . This hour, we’re talking about travel tips, do’s and dont’s, and what to look out for when you’re traveling abroad.

Duration:00:54:39

Succulent Gardening

9/26/2018
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Succulents are an increasingly popular and low maintenance way to add some greenery to a home or office. While these are warm weather plants, common types, such as Cacti and Aloe, can be kept indoor during winter months. Ohio’s garden sage Debra Knapke and Jared Hughes from Groovy Plants Ranch joins us to talk about succulents and transitioning your garden through the season change.

Duration:00:54:22