News

WCBE Newscasts
11:57 am
Fri May 18, 2007

7:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Franklin County judge at odds with state smoking ban - Ohio lawmakers study tougher regulations on breeders to stop puppy mills -

WCBE Newscasts
11:50 am
Fri May 18, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Settlement reached for Columbus man wrongfully imprisoned for 26 years - Details on Governor Strickland's anti-discrimination policy

WCBE Newscasts
12:33 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Gas prices continue to climb to record highs in Ohio - The state's unemployment rate rose in April - OU students lack confidence in university president - Blood drive for the military this weekend at OSU -

Ohio Public Radio
12:11 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Lawmakers target puppy mills

Columbus, OH – Many Ohio legislators say some dog breeding operations are so big and careless, they are subjecting the animals to deplorable conditions. The lawmakers are renewing their call for a new state law to regulate the breeders. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
12:08 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Strickland issues anti-discrimination order

Columbus, OH – Ohio's Governor has signed an executive order that establishes a policy against discrimination of state employees based on sexual orientation and gender identity. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more on the story.

WCBE Stories
12:03 am
Fri May 18, 2007

Recycling at Columbus schools

Columbus, OH – Officials will more than double the amount of drop-off recycling locations in Franklin County thanks to a partnership between Columbus Public Schools, the city and the region's solid waste authority. Mike Foley reports.

WCBE Newscasts
11:58 am
Thu May 17, 2007

7:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Governor Strickland restores ban on sexual orientation/gender discrimination - Part of the Columbus budget would ease the flow of documents to police

WCBE Newscasts
11:49 am
Thu May 17, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio man who police say resisted arrest dies from taser - Couple accused of faking daughter's kidnapping - The deal breaker for two Ohio lawmakers in Governor Strickland's budget: E-check

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WCBE Newscasts
11:38 am
Thu May 17, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio man who police say resisted arrest dies from taser - Couple accused of faking daughter's kidnapping - The deal breaker for two Ohio lawmakers in Governor Strickland's budget: E-check

WCBE Newscasts
11:38 am
Thu May 17, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio man who police say resisted arrest dies from taser - Couple accused of faking daughter's kidnapping - The deal breaker for two Ohio lawmakers in Governor Strickland's budget: E-check

Ohio Public Radio
4:44 am
Thu May 17, 2007

House okays x-rated crackdown

Columbus, OH – A watered-down bill to slap new statewide regulations on adult entertainment businesses passed the Ohio House of Representatives Wednesday, but not until critics loudly bashed the measure on the House floor. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Stories
12:58 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Ohio voters not interested in 2008 race yet

Columbus, OH – While many political pundits, pollsters and reporters are paying close attention to the Republican and Democratic presidential races, many registered voters in Ohio are paying little attention. The latest University of Cincinnati Ohio Poll shows 26 percent of registered voters are paying a lot of attention, and 12 percent are not thinking at all abou the races. But Republican and Democratic voters give high marks to the candidates of their particular party. Hear Jim Letizia's interview with Eric Rademacher, who directs the Ohio Poll.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:56 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Another gas line break in Columbus forces evacuations - State-owned land inventory released - Strickland promotes health care plan - Federal funding for utilities may not become reality -

Ohio Public Radio
12:22 am
Thu May 17, 2007

Budget deal breaker: E-check

Columbus, OH – Two Republican lawmakers say they will vote against Governor Strickland's entire budget if it includes E-check, the controversial auto emissions testing program that was supposed to end this year. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
4:38 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Pay to play law creates new rules

Columbus, OH – A law that Republican legislators said would crack down on "pay to play" politics is apparently having an effect on local leaders. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Stories
2:07 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Remembering Yolanda King

Columbus, OH –

Yolanda King died late Tuesday in Santa Monica, California. The first-born daughter of Coretta Scott King and Martin Luther King Junior was 51. King visited Columbus back in January, giving a speech at Columbus State Community College. She urged people to use the power of choice and encouraged everyone to ask themselves some tough questions. Please listen to these audio clips from King's January 11th, 2007 Columbus visit.

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Ohio Public Radio
1:22 am
Wed May 16, 2007

More approval marks for Ohio governor

Columbus, OH – For the second time in a week, polls show Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is enjoying strong approval ratings from a majority of Ohioans. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Stories
1:07 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Vouchers and charter schools strain CPS budget

Columbus, OH – Columbus school officials say charter schools and school vouchers continue to take a big bite out of the district's budget. But they say it's too early to start talking about a tax levy for next year. Alison Holm reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:58 am
Wed May 16, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio files suit against foster care agency - One poll shows a tight presidential race, while another finds little interest in that contest right now - Damage to crops in Ohio not as bad - Bicycle riders will raise safety awareness tonight - Truck owners support higher fuel efficiency standards

WCBE Newscasts
12:46 am
Wed May 16, 2007

7:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

MySpace refuses to hand over information requested by Ohio and seven other states - Gas prices hit record high in Ohio - Millions to be spent on various improvement in Columbus

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