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Ohio’s Juvenile Justice System

Ohio spends $554 dollars each day on every incarcerated juvenile in the justice system. In a year, the total amount spent is over $200,000 per youth. This hour: a look at the successes and shortcomings in the Ohio’s juvenile justice system.

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Ohio’s Juvenile Justice System

Ohio spends $554 dollars each day on every incarcerated juvenile in the justice system. In a year, the total amount spent is over $200,000 per youth. This hour: a look at the successes and shortcomings in the Ohio’s juvenile justice system.

Wellness Wednesday: Ebola Lessons, Secret Ingredients, Cancer

One year later, the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has caused over 10,000 deaths and affected the lives of so many in that region. We will take a look at the lessons the world has learned since the outbreak, and how we can better prepare for the next outbreak.

Adoption Records Unsealed

Nearly three decades have passed since the issue of adoption records emerged in Ohio. This hour, we look back to the controversies that have followed the issue. We also discuss how opening the records changes things.

Tech Tuesday: Cutting Cable, Kodak’s Future, Android Auto

2015 is the year people can finally say goodbye to their cable subscriptions. Services like PlayStation Vue and Sling are a few companies among a growing many that are now offering people their favorite cable television channels such as ESPN or AMC.

The Impact of Term Limits

Term limits on state legislatures have been in effect for over two decades. With a proposal to extend limits in the works, we look at the impact they’ve had on government.

Innovating Communities to Adapt to the Needs of the Elderly

Ohio’s Delaware County has one of the fastest growing elderly population. This can also be said nationwide as one in five Americans will be a senior citizen by the year 2015. We will take a look at what cities are doing to help form livable communities for senior citizens.

Statehouse Reporter Roundtable

In this week’s Reporters Roundtable, we take a look at the ongoing Buckeye Lake issue, as well as traffic cameras, President Obama’s visit to Cleveland, changes to the Charter School Bill, and more.

All Sides Weekend: Books

Multiple copies of your favorite books written by popular best selling authors will be available at the Columbus Metropolitan Library. These books cannot be reserved or renewed, but are available for readers to check out through a grab and go service. Plus, we will hear an interview from author George Hodgman and his new memoir “Bettyville”

Kasich’s Plan to Tackle College Affordability

Governor Kasich wants to reduce the cost of public college tuition, and has promised to “take an ax” to the schools that fail to lower student costs. Average student debt is almost $30,000, and Kasich has formed a task force to find ways to reduce the burden.

The Growing Socioeconomic Gap

A study from the University of New Hampshire shows that the highest 20% in the nation have the fastest growing median family incomes, while growth rates for the lower 60% have largely stagnated since the 1970s. This hour we talk with Professor Putnam about his new book, “Our Boys,” and the viability of the American dream.

US and Iran Nuclear Negotiation Talks

As Secretary of State John Kerry continues nuclear negotiation talks with Iran, we will take a look at what this can mean for the Middle Eastern region and its effect on the relations between the US and Iran. Plus, Republican lawmakers are under fire for signing a letter warning the Ayatollah that any deal struck with the US may not be permanent.

Wellness Wednesday: Safety App, Cancer Talk, Mental Illness Models

The way a doctor conveys bad news can have a lasting impact on a patient, both physically and mentally. But all too often, physicians set the wrong tone with a diagnosis. This hour: how to train doctors in clinical empathy, and why an MD’s sense of compassion matters to your health. Also: a new safety app and models for dealing with mental illness.

The Future of Buckeye Lake

The future of Buckeye Lake is in question, as an Army Corp of Engineers report points to serious concerns about its dam. This hour, we will examine the report, discuss how we got here, and look at what happens next.

Mass Transit in Central Ohio

Voters have said “no” to investment in mass transit rail in Central Ohio, but advocates continue to say that better public transportation options are needed for our growing region. This hour: whether light rail or streetcars might be right for the Columbus metro area and if such an investment might help the region become more able to host events.

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