Dayton Daily News reporter Laura Bischoff at the 2016 Democratic National Convention.

Award-winning journalist on the faults, foibles and facts of Ohio politics

The truth is out there and Laura Bischoff is uncovering it. 

 

“What Had Happened Was” host Amelia Robinson sits down with award-winning journalist Bischoff, whose political stories have led to federal investigations and exposed corruption, deceit and even murder. 

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Laura’s reporting on children as young as 14 marrying in Ohio is credited with sparking a recent change in state law. 

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Amelia and Laura discuss some of the most outrageous stories Laura has covered and why she loves her job despite the divisive political climate.

>> Ohio to raise marriage age after Dayton Daily News investigation

 >> A look back at the year in Ohio Politics

Dayton Daily News reporter Laura Bischoff with writer Clarence Page.

ABOUT THE PODCAST

“What Had Happened Was” is a podcast for Dayton, powered by Dayton.com. You won't believe the stories that come from right here. Host Amelia Robinson shares the best tales from the Gem City, Land of Funk and Birthplace of Aviation: Dayton, Ohio. 

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