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Ohio Public Radio
2:53 am
Tue September 4, 2007

Stripclub limits blocked for now

Columbus, OH – A new Ohio law regulating strip clubs and adult video stores was scheduled to take effect today (Tuesday). But, instead, its implementation has been blocked. That's because on Monday, owners of strip clubs and the dancers themselves turned in hundreds of thousands of petitions signatures demanding that voters get the final say. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
2:38 am
Tue September 4, 2007

Noon for Tuesday Sep 4

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

An update on the circumstances that led to the disappearance of an Ohio soldier - Search continues in Lake Erie following plane crash - A deadly holiday weekend on Ohio roads - Ohio University students settle in - Master creator of quilts continues her work

Ohio Public Radio
2:17 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Another challenge to Ohio's death penalty

Columbus, OH – Opponents of Ohio's death penalty now have a SECOND way to legally attack capitol punishment here. While several inmates are challenging the constitutionality of Ohio's lethal injection process in FEDERAL court, TWO men who haven't even been HANDED the death penalty have been given the green light to challenge it in STATE court. That move has Ohio's attorney general seeing red. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
2:10 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Noon for Friday Aug 31

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

More bomb threats in Ohio - Unemployment assistance available for six counties hit by flooding - State officials say public tips about illegal games are pouring in - No holiday for one portion of state government - Longtime Ohio congressman dies - Former Buckeye returns as a Penguin

WCBE Newscasts
2:03 am
Fri August 31, 2007

8:06 for Friday August 31

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Bus passenger killed - Reynoldsburg man convicted of killing his father - Third street repairs at I-670 will take more time - Indians/Reds win

WCBE Newscasts
1:58 am
Fri August 31, 2007

7:33 for Friday Aug 31

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Court sides with Nationwide in potential precedent-setting case over flooding - Lethal injection challenges in federal and state courts -

WCBE Stories
1:51 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Tressel's emotions will wane at kickoff

Columbus, OH – The 2007 Ohio State football season begins Saturday in Columbus with a game against Youngstown State, the school where Buckeye boss Jim Tressel's head coaching career began. Mike Foley has a preview.

WCBE Stories
1:44 am
Fri August 31, 2007

Proposal would offer loans to recruit first responders

Columbus, OH – Republican Mayoral candidate Bill Todd has criticized Democratic incumbent Michael Coleman for failing to hire a sufficient number of police officers. And to help drive that point home, Todd was recently joined by two Republican state lawmakers in announcing a proposal that would boost the number of qualified police and fire recruits in urban areas by offering forgiveable college loans. Alison Holm reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:38 am
Fri August 31, 2007

7:06 for Friday Aug 31

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus Urban League weighs in on police officer's web video - Strickland announces energy project grants - Familiarity and memories highlight OSU/YSU matchup

WCBE Stories
10:44 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Operation Falcon arrests nearly triple in Central Ohio

Columbus, OH – During a nine-day stretch in August, a fugitive hunt in the Columbus area that combines the efforts of federal, state and local police netted more arrests than the first two enforcement blitzes combined. Mike Foley has details.

WCBE Newscasts
10:33 am
Thu August 30, 2007

7:33 for Thursday Aug 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Police make more than 100 arrests at a Fairfield poultry plant - New technology could speed up testing products for lead

WCBE Newscasts
10:28 am
Thu August 30, 2007

7:06 for Thursday Aug 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio's AG continues search for games deemed illegal - OSU officials offer football gameday tips

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WCBE Newscasts
10:27 am
Thu August 30, 2007

7:06 for Thursday Aug 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio's AG continues search for games deemed illegal - OSU officials offer football gameday tips

WCBE Newscasts
10:27 am
Thu August 30, 2007

7:06 for Thursday Aug 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio's AG continues search for games deemed illegal - OSU officials offer football gameday tips

WCBE Newscasts
10:23 am
Thu August 30, 2007

6:33 for Thursday Aug 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

FBI investigates bomb threats, including two at Ohio colleges - Cooperative fugitive hunt results in dozens of arrests in Central Ohio - Highlights of Strickland's energy plan

Ohio Public Radio
4:42 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Strickland's energy plan

Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is warning that electricity bills across Ohio will skyrocket in 2009, unless Ohio moves back toward government regulation of electricity rates. He's unveiled his own proposal for change, and it includes a move to encourage development of more alternative energy sources. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
4:05 am
Thu August 30, 2007

Noon for Thursday Aug 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Second bomb threat at the University of Akron - Rescuers drill seventh hole at Utah mine - Annual effort to begin against raccoon rabies - Miami University scholarship has an important message behind it - Findlay damages likely in the millions - Euclid reworks city council - Florida and North Carolina among the top home games for OSU men's basketball

Ohio Public Radio
10:53 am
Wed August 29, 2007

Disaster areas to receive federal help

Columbus, OH – Six Ohio counties have been declared disaster areas by the federal government as a result of last week's flooding. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Newscasts
10:47 am
Wed August 29, 2007

7:33 for Wednesday Aug 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Nationwide to drop thousands of Florida policy holders - Fatal Comair crash investigation concludes - Two Ohio cities in top five list of poorest big cities

WCBE Newscasts
10:41 am
Wed August 29, 2007

7:06 for Wednesday Aug 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Governor Strickland ready to launch energy plan today - Heat prompts request for better handling of energy demands - State seeks public's help in finding illegal game machines

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