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Election 2008
10:46 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Ohioans are center stage at RNC

Columbus, OH – Like most of those at the Republican National Convention, Ohio delegates are keeping an eye on Hurricane Gustav. But politics is starting to ascend. At yesterday's Ohio delegation breakfast, Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty told delegates Ohio is full of democrats prime for republican presidential candidate John McCain's message. From member station WKSU in Kent, ML Schultze reports.

Ohio Public Radio
10:41 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Inside Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Columbus, OH – Chronic Fatigue Syndrome affects 4-million Americans. It is a disease that leaves young, healthy, active individuals with symptoms of pain and fatigue so crippling they often can barely get out of bed. Gretchen Cuda of member station WCPN in Cleveland profiles a Lakewood woman who has struggled with the disease and the stigma for more than 20 years.

Election 2008
2:45 am
Tue September 2, 2008

McCain Continues Ohio Campaign Visits

Columbus, OH – Republican presidential candidate John McCain plans to stop in Cleveland Tuesday afternoon.

McCain went to a disaster relief center near Toledo yesterday to help pack cleaning supplies and other items for the Gulf Coast region victimized by Hurricane Gustav.

McCain's Democratic rival Barack Obama is planning campaign appearances Wednesday in eastern Ohio's New Philadelphia and Dillonvale.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:59 am
Tue September 2, 2008

Developing Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Canton man arraigned on charges in fatal accident involving van and bike

  • Three arrests made from weekend's sobriety checkpoint in Hilliard

  • Amish teen hospitalized after horse-drawn carriage struck by car

  • Winter to bring higher home heating costs

  • Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame honors "father of the electric guitar"

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:56 am
    Tue September 2, 2008

    Anti-payday loan forces receive unexpected endorsements

    Columbus, OH – Supporters of a new state law slashing the interest payday lenders may charge have won two unexpected endorsements in their drive to have voters repeal the law in November. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:59 am
    Fri August 29, 2008

    The peril of powering plug-in cars

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:56 am
    Fri August 29, 2008

    State representative stays political in the Middle East

    Columbus, OH – State lawmakers return from their summer recess in September. Most lawmakers have been spending the break at home, fundraising and gearing up for the fall elections. But one state representative has been part of the U.S. military campaign in the Middle East. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler spoke with him via satellite from Iraq.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 am
    Fri August 29, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio Department of Development says GM turns down $56 million credit to keep Moraine SUV plant open

  • Founder of Skybus says he's in preliminary conversation with Springfield officials regarding restart

  • McCain announces Sarah Palin as his VP choice

  • Hunters and anglers heading to Minneapolis to push for answer to global climate change

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 am
    Fri August 29, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio Department of Development says GM turns down $56 million credit to keep Moraine SUV plant open

  • Founder of Skybus says he's in preliminary conversation with Springfield officials regarding restart

  • McCain announces Sarah Palin as his VP choice

  • Hunters and anglers heading to Minneapolis to push for answer to global climate change

  • Butler County joins lawsuit against voting machine-maker Premier Elections Solutions

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 am
    Fri August 29, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio Department of Development says GM turns down $56 million credit to keep Moraine SUV plant open

  • Founder of Skybus says he's in preliminary conversation with Springfield officials regarding restart

  • McCain announces Sarah Palin as his VP choice

  • Hunters and anglers heading to Minneapolis to push for answer to global climate change

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    WCBE Stories
    12:27 am
    Fri August 29, 2008

    Tressel to be highest paid coach in Big Ten

    Columbus, OH – Ohio State University says head football coach Jim Tressel has agreed to what the school calls "contract revisions" that will make him the highest paid coach in the Big Ten. Mike Foley reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:02 am
    Fri August 29, 2008

    Friday morning News

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Texas oil man T-Boone Pickins visits Denver to talk about reducing foreign oil dependency, energy change

  • Summit County prosector Sherri Bevan Walsh launches investigation into death row inmate's murder claim

  • ABX Air says 235 people to lose their jobs in DHL deal

  • Laptop computer containing 4 thousand Reynoldsburg students personal information stolen

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:41 am
    Thu August 28, 2008

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Former Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann misused state aircraft

  • Ohio offers General Motors a tax credit and grant worth $56 million to stay open in Moraine

  • Huckabee takes himself out of VP running

  • Green Party sues to get on Ohio's presidential ballot

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    Election 2008
    11:32 am
    Thu August 28, 2008

    Ohio delegates happy about vote

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's delegation to the Democratic National Convention did not get a chance to announce how it voted for President yesterday, but the delegates were happy about it. From member station WKSU in Kent, Kevin Niedermier reports.

    Election 2008
    11:30 am
    Thu August 28, 2008

    The importance of Dayton to McCain's VP announcement

    Columbus – As many in the GOP are gearing up for Friday's rally, there's speculation about why the VP would be made in Dayton. From member station WYSO in Yellow Springs, Emily McCord reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:52 am
    Thu August 28, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

    Cuyahoga County Board of Elections investigates Acord for voter registration fraud

    Two former Dublin lacrosse coaches convicted of assaulting player on team bus trip

    Fire-safety partnership seeks to help Columbus seniors

    OSU Football team opens new season on Saturday

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:15 am
    Wed August 27, 2008

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Former nuclear plant engineer in Toledo convicted for lying about reactor corrosion

  • Governor Strickland brings down house with remarks at DNC

  • McCain camp makes their own "3 a.m. call" commercial

  • Former Ohio Secretary of State Ken Blackwell named to Platform Committee at upcoming GOP convention

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:10 am
    Wed August 27, 2008

    Low-income Ohioans worse off than in 2001

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's poverty rate and other economic indicators improved a bit last year, but low-income Ohioans are still doing worse than they were in 2001, when the last recession hit its peak. That's the analysis from an advocacy group for the poor--a group that bases its analysis on newly released figures from the U.S. Census Bureau. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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