News

WCBE Newscasts
12:44 am
Wed November 21, 2007

6:33 - Wed Nov 21

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear:

Columbus police officer has court appearance on felony charges - More guilty pleas in Schiller Park robbery - Thousands of poor Ohioans won't receive dental coverage next year

WCBE Stories
4:38 am
Tue November 20, 2007

GCAC looks to recruit younger crowd

Columbus, OH – A new program from the Greater Columbus Arts Council is intended to get more young professionals into the symphony, the ballet, museums and other artistic events around town. The newly-introduced Columbus-arts-card provides discounts to the under 40, no-longer-a-student crowd. GCAD President Bryan Knicely tells Alison Holm the program originally started providing discounts to all the major downtown arts outlets.


WCBE Newscasts
3:28 am
Tue November 20, 2007

Noon - Tue Nov 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include: Ohio University Graduate indicted on charges of murdering his father - Columbus man pleads guilty to murder of his father - Ohio Highway Patrol reports decrease in interstate fatalities - New Clippers stadium scheduled to open in 2009 - Doctor believes he may know the cause of death of Kanye West's Mother - Family members of slain pregnant woman get fresh start

WCBE Newscasts
2:45 am
Tue November 20, 2007

7:33 - Tue Nov 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include: 13 year old accused of driving stolen rental truck remains in custody - Former stripper testifies in support of new law prohibiting contact between dancers and patrons - Governor Strickland supports Illinois in bid for new power plant - Ohio to be skipped in next fall's presidential debates

WCBE Stories
2:11 am
Tue November 20, 2007

City Council plans to demolish former Schottensteins store

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council has authorized the Columbus Urban Growth Corporation to spend $325,000 to demolish the former Schottensteins store on Parsons Ave. and the vacant IGA grocery store nearby. The removal of the city owned buildings clears the way to begin south side revitalization efforts called for in the Parsons Avenue vision plan, adopted by the city last year. Jim Letizia reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:35 am
Tue November 20, 2007

6:33 - Tue Nov 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus police charge a man with murder - School bus drivers reach deal in Westerville - GCAC looks to recruit new talent - OSU women's basketball results

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WCBE Newscasts
8:53 am
Mon November 19, 2007

7:33 - Mon Nov 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Cleanup of former nuclear plant in suburban Dayton halts over funds - National study recommends building more nuclear power plants - Hamilton County Sheriff's office to cut 19 deputies - A strange ending in Cleveland's game in Baltimore, and the Bengals lose again

WCBE Newscasts
8:24 am
Mon November 19, 2007

7:06 - Mon Nov 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Police make 11 arrests at protest attended by Kucinich - Cuyahoga County recounts likely - State lawmakers intervene in Big Ten Network/Cable company dispute - Blue Jackets lose another shootout

WCBE Newscasts
8:17 am
Mon November 19, 2007

6:33 - Mon Nov 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Double murder-suicide near Pickerington - Four Ohio cities in top 20 list of most dangerous communities - Dann memo found offensive by some - Governor Strickland criticized for spending too much time on national politics - Buckeyes up to #5 in the BCS

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WCBE Newscasts
12:42 am
Mon November 19, 2007

Noon - Mon Nov 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Central Ohio retailer lowers forecast, signals low expectations for holiday shopping sales - Gas prices won't stop Ohioans and others from hitting the roads this Thanksgiving - Case Western Reserve University professor who lied about hate mail receives six moths in prison - Hear from Lloyd Carr on the timing of his retirement announcement

Ohio Public Radio
1:19 am
Sat November 17, 2007

Ohio's unemployment rate stays flat

Columbus, OH – If Ohio's unemployment rate is any indication, the state's economy continues to be flat. The new jobless rate has just been released, and statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the numbers.

Ohio Public Radio
1:19 am
Sat November 17, 2007

Ohio's unemployment rate stays flat

Columbus, OH – If Ohio's unemployment rate is any indication, the state's economy continues to be flat. The new jobless rate has just been released, and statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the numbers.

Ohio Public Radio
1:19 am
Sat November 17, 2007

Ohio's unemployment rate stays flat

Columbus, OH – If Ohio's unemployment rate is any indication, the state's economy continues to be flat. The new jobless rate has just been released, and statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the numbers.

Ohio Public Radio
1:16 am
Fri November 16, 2007

Fire closes part of Ohio's national forest

Columbus, OH – An underground coal fire has shut down a five acre section of Ohio's only national forest. WOUB's Christine Sagar (SAY-ger) has the details on the fire at the Wayne National Forest in Hocking County.

Ohio Public Radio
1:07 am
Fri November 16, 2007

Buckeye sports and the Ohio economy

Columbus, OH – It's the biggest week of the year for fans of Ohio State football, and even last week's loss to Illinois can't dampen the excitement of facing the University of Michigan on Saturday in Ann Arbor. Ohio State comes into the game with the largest athletic budget in the history of the world, a third larger than Michigan's spending on sports. But even during Michigan Week, not everyone is cheering about that. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Stories
1:04 am
Fri November 16, 2007

Ohio Poll finds deep divisions on Iraq strategy

Columbus, OH – The Iraq war is likely to be a key issue in the presidential election, and Ohio is a key battleground state. A new statewide poll of registered voters shows Ohio mirrors the rest of the country when it comes to the war. The University of Cincinnati's Ohio Poll shows 46 percent think the war is going well, while 53 percent say it's not going well. Ohio Poll director Eric Rademacher tells Jim Letizia the survey shows a sharp divide among Ohio Republicans and Democrats on how the war is going, when to bring troops home and what will happen to Iraq when they leave.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:57 am
Fri November 16, 2007

Noon - Fri Nov 16

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

No change in Ohio's unemployment rate from September to October - Hocking College trustee and pharmacist faces license revokation - Reds pay tribute to Nuxhall, while his family thanks fans - Pete Rose comments on Barry Bonds - Dayton-bound flight nearly collides with jet - Rivalry just a day away - Northwest Ohio couple still together despite being divided on Saturdays

WCBE Newscasts
12:16 am
Fri November 16, 2007

7:06 - Fri Nov 16

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus high school reopens after mercury spill - Strip club owners say law has hurt business - Part of the Wayne National Forest shuts down amid coal fire - Nuxhall dies

WCBE Newscasts
12:12 am
Fri November 16, 2007

6:33 - Fri Nov 16

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus detective faces criminal charges - High school student in Worthington charged with stalking - Ohio Poll finds most Ohioans think the war in Iraq is not going well

Ohio Public Radio
7:03 am
Thu November 15, 2007

Harsher penalties for school bomb threats

Columbus, OH – People convicted of inducing panic at Ohio high schools and colleges may soon face more time in prison or youth detention centers. That's because the Ohio Senate today approved a bill, already okayed by the House, that bumps up penalties for bomb threats and violence at educational facilities. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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