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All Sides with Ann Fisher
Weekdays 10 a.m. to noon on 89.7 NPR News. Rebroadcast weeknights from 8 to 10 p.m.

All Sides with Ann Fisher is a two-hour daily public affairs talk show designed to touch all sides of the issues and events that shape life in central Ohio.

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  • Simone Biles cited a need to focus on her mental health in her move last week to pull out of the women’s team gymnastics final at the Tokyo Olympics. We discuss what the world of elite athletes can teach us about mental health in general.
  • Last month Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine signed into law legislation giving local county commissioners a role in the approval process for large wind and solar projects. We discuss the energy debate that’s playing out in Ohio.
  • The U.S. Civil Rights Trail spans more than 100 locations across 15 states and chronicles the history of the Black struggle for civil rights. We explore a new traveler’s guide that traces the steps of civil rights pioneers with lessons that resonate today.
  • Restaurants and the hospitality industry are struggling to hire as people are eager to spend money on dining and leisure. Some are blaming enhanced unemployment benefits. We take a look at how the pandemic is reshaping the foodservice industry.
  • The Columbus Museum of Art has debuted 27 works of art featuring contemporary artists. On, All Sides Weekend: Arts & Culture, we take a look at this new exhibit and things to do this weekend.
  • The Champlain Towers South condo building disaster has brought new nationwide scrutiny of condo associations. We explore condo associations and what might change in the wake of the disaster.
  • A survey of Great Lakes communities found that the region can expect to spend nearly $2 billion over next five years combating coastal damages from climate change. Today on All Sides with Ann Fisher, we consider the environmental and economic impact of climate change on the Great Lakes.
  • The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention changed course Tuesday, advising that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors if they live in areas with a significant or high spread of COVID-19. We look at the reason behind the CDC’s reversal, breakout infections and more.
  • Columbus City Council unanimously approved a police contract Monday night that outlines the parameters of a new 11-member civilian review board. As Columbus’ civilian review board gets off the ground, a look at similar boards operate across the U.S.
  • The Summer Olympics are underway in Tokyo despite a pandemic, unprecedented health protocols, and widespread opposition from the Japanese public. We discuss the latest news from Tokyo and take a look back at the checkered history of the Games.