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The State of The Union, More Trouble for Charter Schools

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record look at President Obama’s State of the Union Address;and calls for tougher charter school regulation.

Governor John Kasich Sets Empathetic Tone

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record look at the top issues in the news this week including: Governor Kasich’s call for empathy and the conviction of former Columbus Schools Supt. Gene Harris.

Gov. John Kasich, GOP Lawmakers Set Agendas

WOSU News Director Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel preview the 2015 legislative priorities, the looming battle over Medicaid expansion and efforts to legalize marijuana in Ohio.

Map Making Deal Making; Gov. John Kasich’s Western Tour

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the top issues in the news this week including: the redistricting deal at the statehouse; and John Kasich’s national tour.

OSU Band Culture Report, John Kasich’s Immigration Stance

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at a task force report into the culture of the OSU Marching Band and John Kasich’s moderate stance on immigration reform .

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