News

WCBE Newscasts
12:47 am
Thu July 26, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH –

Today's stories include:

State Treasurer urges community to use abandoned state-owned land - Farmers and environmental groups debate the effect of corn-based fuel on pollution - Sex solicitors punished with chicken costumes

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WCBE Stories
12:24 am
Thu July 26, 2007

City's helicopter unit to build new home

Columbus, OH –

Columbus Officials have detailed their plans for a new facility to house the city's helicopter unit. Mike Foley reports.

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WCBE Newscasts
10:19 am
Wed July 25, 2007

7:33

Columbus, OH –

Today's stories include:

Church camp counselor accused of molesting campers - Urgency is key in state plan to sell tobacco settlement payment - Proof of global warming in Ohio is clear, activists say

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WCBE Newscasts
10:06 am
Wed July 25, 2007

7:06

Columbus, OH –

Today's stories include:

Port Columbus sees passenger traffic increase - Levy to fund Senior Options Program to appear on ballot - Columbus City Council to pay for hate crime education - Botulism kills endagered birds throughout Great Lakes region

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WCBE Newscasts
10:02 am
Wed July 25, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH –

Today's stories include:

Firefighter killed by falling off truck - Identity theft linked to Franklin County Municipal Court website - Ohio Black Bears grow in number

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6:05 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Pro football in Columbus

Columbus, OH – Despite the presence of several professional sports teams in Columbus - the Blue Jackets, Destroyers, Comets and Crew - most sports fans see Ohio's capital as Buckeye country. Still, some have longed for the arrival of one of the so-called major sports - baseball, basketball and football. A pro football team did have a home in Columbus, even though it's rarely received any recognition until now.

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Ohio Public Radio
5:53 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Intern at the center of state data scare speaks

Columbus, OH – The state intern blamed in the scare over the theft of a device containing sensitive data on more than a million Ohioans is speaking out - on paper. But his statement is bringing a response from the state's highest office. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
5:45 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Global warming in Ohio

Columbus, OH – Environmental activists in Ohio say there's now clear proof that global warming has come to the Buckeye State. They're using the latest numbers to push for a new state law that would require utility companies to make big changes. But one of the largest utilities in the midwest says THAT idea would simply make electricity bills soar. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.

Ohio Public Radio
5:43 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Black bears in Ohio

Columbus, OH – Black bear sightings always peak in the month of July. That's the height of the breeding season. And this year, there's a better chance than ever that Ohioans will see black bears. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles, the Ohio Division of Wildlife's Dan Kramer explains black bears are becoming more common in Ohio.

Ohio Public Radio
1:15 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Foodbanks warn of tainted food

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Association of Second Harvest Foodbanks has an important warning for Ohioans who have received food from their local food banks, pantries, and some county offices. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles, the foodbank's director, Lisa Hamler Fugitt, says don't eat the Castlebury chili.


Also included in the recall are Castleberry's hot dog chili sauce, Austex Hot Dog Chili Sauce, or Kroger Hot Dog Chili Sauce. Anyone who has received these products in a food pantry box since mid March should immediately throw those cans away.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:54 am
Wed July 25, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Today's stories include:

- Court rules domestic violence laws and gay marriage ban not in conflict

- Data-losing intern claims Governor Strickland used him as scapegoat

- Number of idle teens increases

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WCBE Newscasts
11:59 am
Tue July 24, 2007

7:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear:

Head of OSU Medical Center leaving - Scrap metal theft ordinance passes unanimously

WCBE Newscasts
11:55 am
Tue July 24, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Child who had rare transplant in Columbus has died - Two teens formally charged in Newark man's death - Key group of people left out of blood drives

WCBE Newscasts
12:32 am
Tue July 24, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Arrests made in Columbus arson and shooting - Study on streetcar system for Columbus continues - 13 Wendy's restaurants close - Millions spent to overturn recently passed limits on strip clubs - Ash borer emerges in Cincinnati - Common cold prevention tips

WCBE Stories
12:19 am
Tue July 24, 2007

Cutting scrap metal thefts in Columbus

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council unanimously approved a new scrap metal ordinance, placing new regulations on scrap yards that officials hope will reduce the number of local metal thefts. Hear the details from Jim Letizia.

Ohio Public Radio
12:11 am
Tue July 24, 2007

Blood drives and the military

Columbus, OH – Groups throughout Ohio often organize blood drives to help with certain causes. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, there's a group that cannot directly benefit from blood drives and that has some people seeing red.

Ohio Public Radio
12:09 am
Tue July 24, 2007

Recruiting strategy for poll workers sparks controversy

Columbus, OH – It's recruitment season for boards of elections, and they're trying many ideas to persuade people to spend all of election day - dawn to long after dusk - at the polls. But one idea has sparked sharp words over what poll workers can wear. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:04 am
Tue July 24, 2007

7:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Judge gives the okay for convicted terrorist to testify in suspected terrorist's case - Recruiting poll workers - Cleveland Brown looks to make it through training camp

Ohio Public Radio
10:05 am
Mon July 23, 2007

New strategy to curb drunk driving

Columbus, OH – Ohio legislators are looking at yet ANOTHER way to crack down on drunk drivers. This latest twist is based on technology. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
10:00 am
Mon July 23, 2007

7:33

Columbus, OH – Former Columbus Clipper coaching in the minor leagues dies after being hit by a ball - Couple not seriously hurt in last night's plane crash in Columbus - Indians on a roll, Reds continue slump

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