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Ohio Public Radio
12:02 am
Wed October 31, 2007

Child sexual predator arrested at Statehouse

Columbus, OH – An alleged sexual predator was arrested at the Ohio Statehouse today (Weds 10-31). Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports this was happening while lawmakers were upstairs debating a bill that would toughen penalties for sex offenders.

Ohio Public Radio
12:00 am
Wed October 31, 2007

Autism bill

Columbus, OH – Families of autistic children are backing a bill being considered by Ohio lawmakers that would tell private insurers they must cover autism the same way they do other physical ailments. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Public Radio
7:45 am
Tue October 30, 2007

Another proposed tax holiday

Columbus, OH – Imagine buying a new computer, a used car, or some new clothes --- and not having to pay Ohio's 5 and a half per cent sales tax. That's what one state legislator is calling for --- at least for one weekend each year. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
7:30 am
Tue October 30, 2007

Future tobacco payments sold

Columbus, OH – Ohio has sold some of its future payments from the nationwide tobacco settlement. State leaders say senior citizens and Ohio's schools are the big winners from that sale. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Newscasts
7:23 am
Tue October 30, 2007

7:06 - Tue Oct 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Kroger union sets stage for strike - Dana Corporation resolves lawsuit - Tobacco settlement money in the bank

Ohio Public Radio
7:04 am
Tue October 30, 2007

Foreclosure compact in trouble

Columbus, OH – The proposed compact between lenders, advocates, state officials and other key players in the foreclosure crisis was the first of its kind in the nation. And now it appears that deal, which asks lenders to be more flexible with troubled borrowers, is in danger. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Newscasts
6:56 am
Tue October 30, 2007

6:33 - Tue Oct 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Cleveland mosque leader resigns - Columbus police helicopter makes emergency landing - Another security breach in Ohio - Kroger smoked salmon recall

WCBE Newscasts
12:46 am
Tue October 30, 2007

Noon - Tue Oct 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus company to investigate lead in glue stick caps - Autism checks suggested for children under 2 - First openly gay judge in Ohio - Recycling food - Big profits for two Ohio companies

WCBE Newscasts
9:32 am
Mon October 29, 2007

7:33 - Mon Oct 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Senator Voinovich says technology must catch up to limits of new bill on greenhouse gas emissions - Many cities like Columbus are spending billions on water and sewer improvements with inadequate federal assistance - Browns and Bengals heading in opposite directions

WCBE Newscasts
9:28 am
Mon October 29, 2007

7:06 - Mon Oct 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Retiring parole board member concerned about prisons, inmates - Another company to set up shop at the old trash-burning power plant site in Columbus - President Bush to visit Ohio tonight -

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WCBE Newscasts
9:23 am
Mon October 29, 2007

6:33 - Mon Oct 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

ABA calls for nationwide halt to executions - Preview the week ahead for Ohio legislators - Arrests in Athens Halloween celebration decline - Buckeyes win big, but three games remain

WCBE Newscasts
12:34 am
Mon October 29, 2007

Noon - Mon Oct 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Chiquita to make cuts and close facilities - State income tax bills to be cut soon - President Bush in Ohio tonight for fundraiser - Hunger summit in Cincinnati - Boeckman earns conference award for play at Penn State

Ohio Public Radio
4:17 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Commission approves 12 weeks of materity leave

Columbus, OH – It's now official - Ohio companies that don't grant several 12 weeks of unpaid pregnancy and maternity leave could soon be found guilty of gender discrimination. The Ohio Civil Rights Commission has approved that rule. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
4:13 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Lawsuit over contact lenses

Columbus, OH – Ohio's Attorney General is taking action to try to stop some Ohio businesses from selling contact lenses that can permanently damage people's eyes. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Stories
2:03 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Wild atmosphere awaits Buckeyes

Columbus, OH – Many fans and experts see Saturday night's game between Ohio State and Penn State as the toughest test for the football Buckeyes so far this season. The unbeaten, top-ranked Buckeyes travel to Beaver Stadium to face the Nittany Lions and the crowd. Mike Foley has a preview.

WCBE Newscasts
1:39 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Noon - Fri Oct 26

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Wendy's plans for sale complicated - Flood assistance deadline looms - Ohio Attorney General looks to ban popular Halloween item - Fall foliage peak this weekend - Bengals and Browns previews

WCBE Newscasts
1:31 am
Fri October 26, 2007

7:06 - Fri Oct 26

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

University of Cincinnati extends full benefits to the domestic partners of employees - Paterno looks to rile up PSU crowd again

WCBE Newscasts
1:27 am
Fri October 26, 2007

6:33 - Fri Oct 26

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Worthington schools confirm more whooping cough cases - Mayor Coleman endorses Obama -

WCBE Stories
11:16 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Busy day for school board candidates in Columbus

Columbus, OH – With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, many Columbus school board candidates attended three debates Wednesday. Alison Holm sat in on one, and files this report.

WCBE Newscasts
11:12 am
Thu October 25, 2007

7:06 - Thu Oct 25

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Worthington school to have extra security after bomb threat - Another school closure from staph infection strain known as MRSA - Teacher group cautions Ohio lawmakers not to overreact to allegations of teacher misconduct

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