All Sides with Ann Fisher Podcast
Summary: 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.
The break-out broadway musical, “Hamilton,” which opened at the Ohio Theatre this week for a three week run, has amassed countless kudos, crowds of admirers and stunning reviews. But the story of the show’s namesake Alexander Hamilton before its Broadway premiere in 2015 was little known outside the libraries of historians and history buffs. Coming up, Alexander Hamilton, the man behind the musical.
Language constantly changes. New words and phrases are always emerging. And no one knows that better than author and host of the “Grammar Girl” podcast, Mignon Fogarty. Today on All Sides, we discuss the biggest changes in language, grammar myths and more.
Ohio ranks second in the country for license suspensions whereby courts suspend licenses for reasons unrelated to driving violations as a form of punishment. But, it has ripple effects in the community. Tomorrow, those impacted can apply for the Reinstatement Fee Amnesty Initiative. It’s a six month program to help some drivers pay the fees to regain their licenses. Coming up, the impact of drivers licenses suspension. Guests: Sheridan Hendrix , Reporter, The Columbus Dispatch Jack Frech ,
Those devices and apps tracking the number of daily steps taken have become popular in the fitness industry. Users are encouraged to reach 10,000 steps a day. However, this step goal isn’t based in science. Today on All Sides Wellness Wednesday, the 10,000 steps goal, a program helping the homeless in central Ohio and more.
Esports, competitive video game playing, is a sport that’s caught the attention of colleges and teams around the world. While most games involve fantasy-based competition, one new esport involves agriculture. Farm Simulator is a life simulation game where players take care of a farm, making bales of hay, planting, and cleaning equipment. But is it an esport? Today on All Sides, esports, virtual reality and more. Guests Dr. Laurie Hommema , program director for family medicine residency,
The Supreme Court last week allowed President Donald Trump's proposed transgender military ban to go into effect. The justices took no stance on the legality of the ban, but the Court's decision clears the way for it to take effect as lower courts hear additional arguments. Today on All Sides, what the ban means for the military and LGBTQ rights.
Cancer mortality rates in the U.S. continue to drop, but not for everyone. According to the American Cancer Society’s annual statistics report, the cancer death rate is 20 percent higher in the nation’s poorest compared to the affluent between 2011-2016. Today on All Sides, the socioeconomic inequality in cancer.
With all the inaugural hoopla in the past, for now, state lawmakers and the freshly minted squad of statewide elected officeholders get to work. Today on All Sides, we talk about priorities and goals for the next two-year term on our weekly reporter roundtable.
Join guest host Christopher Purdy for a discussion about arts in Columbus.
In central Ohio, minority representation within the special needs community is lacking. One out of every four black people in central Ohio is affected by Down Syndrome, and only about twenty percent of those affected are engaged in the community at the Down Syndrome Association. So why the lack of diversity, and how is this impacting minorities that have disabilities? Today on All Sides, disability representation.
In the wintertime, there are fewer insects out and about, invading your pantry or biting your ankles. Why? In the winter they do something similar to hibernation. They diapause, burrowing deep into the earth or into foliage to survive the colder months. Today on All Sides, the insects of winter.
Buses, trains, light rails and more. Last year, Americans took about 10 billion trips on public transportation. According to the American Public Transportation Association, public transportation has increased across the country since the mid-90s. Despite these increases, minorities and low-income communities still face hardships to accessing reliable and robust public transportation, which perpetuate economic hardships. Coming up, the relationship between communities and public transportation
Hearing aid technology saw great advancements last year. Among the improvements to hearing aids are internal sensors that can track activity and detect if the person wearing the aid has fallen. Today on All Sides, advancements in hearing aid technology, the best diets of 2019, and more.
Last year, Franklin County saw a jump in the number of homeless people to 1,807. That’s according to a report from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. This current estimate is the highest it has been since 2007. On the backs of this report, the Community Shelter Board is gearing up for its homeless count on Thursday. Today on All Sides, homelessness in central Ohio.
Mount Carmel West hospital has identified 27 patients who were given excessive doses of pain medication between 2015 and 2018. All of the patients were near death, their families had requested doctors stop lifesaving measures, and their doctor was William Husel. Today on All Sides, the standards of care and physician patient relationships.