Blog Archives

Ed FitzGerald’s Very Tough Week

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: Ed FitzGerald’s floundering campaign for Ohio Governor and fired OSU Band Director Jon Waters’ media tour.

Ed FitzGerald Faces Uncomfortable Questions; OSU Band Scandal

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at questions Ed FitzGerald faces about an early morning incident with a female friend and the latest in the OSU Marching Band scandal.

OSU Band Faces Charges of Promoting “Sexualized Culture”

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and his panel look at the sexual harassment scandal that led to the firing of OSU Band Director Jon Waters.

Charter Schools May Face Closer Scrutiny

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and his panel look at the questionable oversight of Ohio charter schools, a controversial teacher contract proposal in Reynoldsburg.

Cleveland Lands GOP Convention, Columbus Still Wants Dems

WOSU’s Mike Thompson and his panel look at Columbus’s Democratic convention hopes after Republicans choose Cleveland for their convention; Republicans look for a new speaker of the Ohio House.

SPECIAL – Central Ohio’s Transportation Future

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss Central Ohio’s transportation needs now and in the future.

NE Ohio Trial Casts Shadow over Ohio GOP

The campaign finance corruption trial of a North Canton donor involves some big names in Ohio politics; the latest in the race for governor; the effectiveness of the Third Grade Reading Guarantee.

Ohio Budget Bill Revisions

Ann Fisher and her panel provide an analysis Ohio Gov. John Kasich’s two-year budget bill and the effects of a delay on renewable energy standards in Ohio.

JobsOhio Adverts Judicial Scrutiny Again

Guest Host Ann Fisher and her panel provide an analysis of topics including the Ohio Supreme Court’s rejection to a challenge to JobsOhio, restoration of early voting leading up to election day.

EPA Rules May Mean Big Changes for Ohio

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the impact of new federal air quality rules on Ohio, the latest on the race for governor.