Blog Archives

Ohio Legislature’s Lame Duck Session May Not Be So Lame

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the top stories in the news this week including a preview of what promises to be an eventful lame duck session of the Ohio legislature.

What’s Next for John Kasich, Ohio Democrats, Gay Marriage?

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel analyze the November election results as well as a federal appeals court ruling upholding Ohio’s same-sex marriage ban.

Ohio’s Ebola Fears, Nationwide Arena’s Overdue Loan Payments

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: The latest in election news; Overdue Nationwide Arena Loan Payments; Questionable Charter School leases.

Leading Big, Governor John Kasich Tries Out National Themes

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: The impact of voter apathy on the 2014 election and John Kasich’s presidential ambitions.

All Eyes on Reynoldsburg Teacher Strike, Jon Waters Sues OSU

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: The impact of the Reynoldsburg Teacher’s Strike on Ohio Education and Jon Waters’ lawsuit against OSU.

Just How Hard Is It To Vote In Ohio?

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: Republican efforts to require voters have photo ID, a federal court ruling reinstating early voting in Ohio

Who’s To Blame For Ed FitzGerald Campaign Troubles?

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including:Who is to blame for Ed FitzGerald’s collapsing campaign for Ohio Governor;

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.

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.