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The Next Chapter in Ohio’s Gay Marriage Debate

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the looming decision to overturn part of Ohio’s gay marriage ban. .

John Kasich’s Las Vegas Trip Fuels Presidential Speculation

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including John Kasich’s presidential ambitions; Ohio’s changing car dealership landscape, unionizing college athletes.

Ohio’s Economic Picture Improves, Sort Of

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the state of Ohio’s economy, expelling threatening students and new efforts to limit smoking.

Gov. John Kasich’s Tax Plan – Winners and Losers

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including Governor John Kasich’s plan to cut income taxes while raising taxes on cigarettes and drilling.

Fracking in Ohio State Parks, Train to Port Columbus

The Columbus on the record panel discusses controversies over proposed natural gas drilling in state parks; and a plan to start passenger rail service between Port Columbus and downtown, and more,

What’s Next In Columbus Schools Scandal?; OSU’s New Leader

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the next steps in the Columbus schools data rigging investigation and Ohio State’s new president.

Ohio Democrats Vow To Fight A War For Women

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss Democrats plan to use abortion as a 2014 campaign issue, Todd Portune’s decision on whether to run for governor.

Ed FitzGerald Tries To Get Campaign Back On Track

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including Ed FitzGerald’s choice for running mate.

John Kasich, Ed FitzGerald Try To Keep Houses In Order

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss top issues in the news including possible intraparty challenges to Governor John Kasich and his Democratic challenger Ed Fitzgerald.

Ohio Governor’s Race, Economy Likely Dominant Topics Of 2014

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel look ahead at what likely will be the big political and policy stories of 2014.