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Ohio Governor’s Race – The Rout Is On So No Debates

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at the week’s top stories including: John Kasich’s huge lead in the race for governor; the lack of debates for statewide candidates.

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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

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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;

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The Far Right Takes Aim At Common Core In Ohio

Mike Thompson and the Columbus on the Record panel look at efforts to repeal Ohio’s Common Core education standards; Ed FitzGerald’s reeling campaign, and the militarization of local police.

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OSU President Michael Drake on Marching Band, Vision for OSU

WOSU’s Mike Thompson interviews Ohio State University Michael Drake at The Columbus Metropolitan Club. Drake discusses the Marching Band controversy and other topics.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Green Energy Mandates On Hold, Ten Years of Concealed Carry

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the delay in Ohio’s mandate on alternative energy sources and analysis of Ohio’s concealed carry law.

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Green Energy Advocates Emerge at The Statehouse

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the campaign to keep Ohio’s clean energy standards and the fairness of municipal income taxes.

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With Six Months To Go, Ed FitzGerald’s Uphill Climb

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including John Kasich’s surge in the latest governor’s race poll.

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Columbus Zoo Levy Swamped – How Leaders Misjudged Voters

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the defeat of the Columbus Zoo Levy and how leaders so misjudged the will of voters.

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The Final Push In Columbus Zoo Levy Campaign

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the Columbus Zoo Levy, questions about a state investigation of the Tom Noe “Coingate” scandal, and more.

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The Koch Brothers Take Aim at Jack Hanna, The Columbus Zoo Levy

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including the entrance of the Koch Brothers into the Columbus Zoo levy campaign and the gender pay gap.

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Gay Marriage Ruling on Hold, Gov. Kasich Reintroduces Himself

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including what’s next in the battle over gay marriage in Ohio and opposition to the Columbus Zoo levy takes shape.

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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. .

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Judge Takes Aim At Ohio’s Gay Marriage Ban

WOSU’s news director Mike Thompson and his panel discuss the week’s top stories including a ruling that nullifies a key portion of Ohio’s ban on same sex marriage.

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