News

WCBE Newscasts
2:02 am
Wed October 24, 2007

6:33 - Wed Oct 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Two people found shot to death near Clintonville - Ohio chapters of the American Red Cross sending volunteers to California - Officials encourage hunting of wild pigs - Ohio State's Wells refuses to let ankle bother him

Ohio Public Radio
1:40 am
Wed October 24, 2007

Pro-immigration coalition forms

Columbus, OH – Activists who call themselves immigrant rights advocates have formed a coalition in Ohio to fight proposals, aimed at ridding the state of illegal immigrants. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports 30 of the activists traveled to Columbus today Wednesday to make their case to state legislators.

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Ohio Public Radio
5:10 am
Tue October 23, 2007

Measure to ban electronic gaming machines heads to Strickland

Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is poised to sign into law an emergency bill, aimed at ridding Ohio of those electronic video games that look like slot machines and pay out cash or expensive prizes. State legislators gave their final approval to the plan today (Tuesday). Still, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports this new law probably won't be the end of the story.

Ohio Public Radio
4:30 am
Tue October 23, 2007

Sick leave campaign begins

Columbus, OH – The group that's backing a plan to require paid sick leave for employees in Ohio has officially kicked off its campaign. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more on the story.

Ohio Public Radio
4:28 am
Tue October 23, 2007

State encourages hunting of pigs

Columbus, OH – Wild pigs have become such a nuissance in Southeastern Ohio, natural resources officials are asking hunters to kill them. Some people call them Russian wild boar. Others call them razorbacks. But whatever you call them, they are destructive. Mark Hemming, a wildlife management supervisor with the Natural Resources Department, talks about the problem with OPR's Bill Cohen.

WCBE Stories
1:15 am
Tue October 23, 2007

City ready to annex Cooper stadium

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council has approved legislation to annex the 47-acre Cooper stadium site. The ballpark, buildings and parking lots have been part of Franklin Township since the early 1930's. In September, Franklin County put the site up for sale hoping to entice private developers. Columbus Development Director Boyce Safford talks with Jim Letizia about why the city wants to annex the land and its potential reuse.

WCBE Newscasts
1:08 am
Tue October 23, 2007

Noon - Tue Oct 23

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

JetBlue to end operations in Columbus - Gun proposal prompts protests - Pig hunting encouraged - Cleveland playoff run leads to big windfall for the city

WCBE Newscasts
12:07 am
Tue October 23, 2007

7:06 - Tue Oct 23

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Mandatory sick-leave effort - Franklin County in need of presiding judges for election

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WCBE Newscasts
12:04 am
Tue October 23, 2007

6:33 - Tue Oct 23

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Methadone behind Ohio teen's death - Columbus City Council approves annex of Cooper Stadium -

WCBE Stories
12:59 am
Mon October 22, 2007

Ohio author chronicles ultimate footrace

WCBE Newscasts
12:36 am
Mon October 22, 2007

Noon - Mon Oct 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Two teens escape juvenile prison in Stark County - 55 people escape tour bus fire - Franklin County Board of Elections short dozens of presiding judges - Retrial in Brazil for two men convicted in the murder of a nun from Ohio - Cleveland pitcher defends his HGH use

WCBE Newscasts
12:26 am
Mon October 22, 2007

7:06 - Mon Oct 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Franklin County EMA director to leave post - Red Sox knock out Cleveland's hopes for World Series

WCBE Newscasts
12:23 am
Mon October 22, 2007

6:33 - Mon Oct 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Preview of the week ahead for Ohio legislators - Buckeyes maintain top spot in the BCS

WCBE Stories
11:58 am
Fri October 19, 2007

Weather stems Ohio's apple harvest

WCBE Newscasts
11:49 am
Fri October 19, 2007

7:33 - Fri Oct 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Strip club law now officially in effect - Electric Jellyfish guitarist killed on Ohio Turnpike - Mercury spill in Urbana home - Man who locked son in a dog cage sentenced to four years in prison

WCBE Newscasts
11:45 am
Fri October 19, 2007

7:06 - Fri Oct 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Fairfield County nursing home cited by the state for lack of proper care - Staph infections increase -

WCBE Newscasts
11:41 am
Fri October 19, 2007

6:33 - Fri Oct 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Rock throwers face charges - Parents of child struck with a ruler awarded $6 million - An update on the proposal involving abortion and ultrasound images - Apple crop decline this year

6:05 am
Fri October 19, 2007

Combine demolition derby

Columbus, OH – The chill in the air isn't the only sign that summer is finally over. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler went to the final county fair of the year in Lancaster, south of Columbus, for the fair's biggest and most unusual event.

Ohio Public Radio
4:05 am
Fri October 19, 2007

Abortion/ultrasound bill sparks little debate

Columbus, OH – A proposal involving abortion and ultrasound images is beginning to get hearings in the Ohio House and Senate. Usually, any measure that deals with abortion ignites a bitter debate between activists who want to outlaw abortion and those who want to keep it legal.. But statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports...at the moment...there isn't a big argument over the latest proposals.

Ohio Public Radio
3:56 am
Fri October 19, 2007

Proposal would ban guns for those under 21

Columbus, OH – Last week's shooting at a Cleveland high school has once again made gun control an issue around some water coolers. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, some state lawmakers were considering legislation they believe would help keep guns out of the hands of people under the age of 21 even before the shooting took place.

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