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9:34 am
Tue February 8, 2011

Somewhere

Anywhere

"The loneliness of a man entirely surrounded by women and children surpasses even the loneliness of a man isolated in the middle of the Sahara." Robert Lynd, The Blue Lion

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Movie Reviews
4:29 pm
Mon February 7, 2011

Biutiful

Much character, little beauty.

The title, Biutiful, expresses the bastardized world of convoluted misery lived in daily by Uxbal (Javier Bardem) and his family in Barcelona. The illegal immigrant activity he is involved in gives no respite and a great tragedy hurls him further into the abyss of poverty.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:47 pm
Mon February 7, 2011

Authorities identify two suspects charged in Youngstown shooting, OPERS executive director plans resignation. These stories and more in this Monday noon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Authorities identify two suspects in Youngstown shooting :00

  • The head of Ohio's largest public pension fund plans to resign 4:30

  • Baldwin-Wallace College sells off art for campus improvements, endowment 5:20

  • Sullinger wins Big Ten Freshman of the Week...again 6:08

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:36 am
    Mon February 7, 2011

    One dead, 11 injured in Youngstown shooting. This story and more in this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Details on the fraternity house shooting in Youngstown :00

  • Medicaid officials in Ohio still uneasy about federal funding 2:54

  • Buckeye men's basketball team rolls on, women's squad loses 4:25

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:57 am
    Mon February 7, 2011

    State searching for two people following house explosion, Cleopatra exhibit coming to Queen City. These and other stories in this Monday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH –

  • Two residents of house that exploded still being sought :00

  • Friend says he found fraternity shooting victim :27

  • SW Ohio cop resigns after being charged with theft 1:10

  • Lawmaker says JobsOhio fund must be open to the public1:47

  • Dann sues banks2:39

  • Cleopatra exhibit coming to Cincinnati next week4:22

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:03 pm
    Fri February 4, 2011

    Franklin County settles complaint over stun gun use, support grows for reforming Ohio's criminal sentencing laws. These stories and more in this Friday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear:

  • Franklin County settles lawsuit and US Justice Department complaint over use of stun guns :00

  • California woman who brought suitcases of marijuana to Columbus pleads guilty to federal charges :42

  • Bi-partisan support for reforming Ohio's sentencing laws 1:13

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    On The Marquee
    2:15 pm
    Fri February 4, 2011

    February 6, 2011 On the Marquee

    New Releases Sanctum and The Roommate, New DVDs Let Me In and Never Let Me Go, and More

    On the Marquee highlights the week's movie releases?both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray. It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.

    For more updates and reviews, find us on Facebook.

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    Movie Reviews
    12:58 pm
    Fri February 4, 2011

    Hadewijch

    Slow and Explosive

    "Youth is wholly experimental." Robert Louis Stevenson


    Celine (Julie Sokolowski) identifies with the mystic Hadewijch so much so that she assumes her name at one point in this brooding drama by Bruno Dumont. Like the historical Hadewijch, Celine gives up all earthly pleasure to follow Christ, whom she deems her lover. So no young men may apply although she is generous with her time when they are around.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:45 pm
    Fri February 4, 2011

    Court rejects new trial for convicted killer, AEP expects slower progress in restoring service. These and other stories in this Friday noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH –

  • Court rejects new trial for Kevin Keith :00

  • Slower progress expected in electricity restoration :35

  • Newcomer enters Columbus Mayoral race 1:02

  • Columbus official says four SIDs will be renewed 1:28

  • Queen City halts search for next top cop 2:13

  • Sen. Brown among six Dems rejecting call to cut aid to Israel 2:42

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    It's Movie Time
    11:52 am
    Fri February 4, 2011

    February 4, 2011 It's Movie Time: Rabbit Hole, The Rite, Another Year

    Films reviewed: Rabbit Hole, The Rite, Another Year

    It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including Silver Microphone, Communicator, MarCom, Hermes Creative, and LA Press Club honors.

    Listen to On the Marquee, our weekly broadcast about new releases on the screen and DVD: Sundays at 9:01 AM or on demand at WCBE.org

    And, for the latest updates, become a fan of It's Movie Time on Facebook.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:59 am
    Fri February 4, 2011

    Kasich's EPA meeting cost taxpayers more than 5 grand, opponents want vote on opting out of health care law. These and other stories in this Friday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH –

  • Documents show Ohio EPA meeting cost more than 54-hundred dollars :00

  • Opponents of Federal Health Care Law pushing ballot measure :43

  • First-time unemployment claims in Ohio fell last week 1:51

  • Retailers report solid gains 2:24

  • 27-thousand Ohioans still without power 3:17

  • Help available for organic farmers 4:26

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:40 pm
    Thu February 3, 2011

    Police ID overnight shooting victim, apparent loophole allows JobsOhio members to not report corporate gifts. These and other stories in this Thursday noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH –

  • CPD releases name of overnight shooting victim :00

  • Ethics Commission to review loophole in JobsOhio bill :14

  • SUPCO hears case custody battle involving lesbian couple :56

  • More charges expected in Cuayhoga County corruption probe 1:27

  • Utilities work to restore service while U.S. military aids in storm response 2:19

  • Fairport Harbor neighbors sue gas company 3:13

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    Cinema Classics
    10:34 am
    Thu February 3, 2011

    February 3, 2011 Cinema Classics: Oscars 2011 Best Picture Nominations

    A Cinema Classic: Oscars 2011 Best Picture Nominations

    Award-winning Cinema Classics discusses great movies then and now. From films, genres, directors, and actors to everything else in between, the hosts don't always agree, but they are always fun and informative.

    Cinema Classics is regularly broadcast at 8:01 pm Thursday and 2:01 pm Saturday on WCBE 90.5 FM and streaming at WCBE.org.




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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:10 am
    Thu February 3, 2011

    Police investigate overnight shooting, Prison reform legislation gains support. These and other stories in this Thursday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH –

  • CPD investigates fatal overnight shooting :00

  • Johnnie Baston to seek clemency today :13

  • CSU shooter asks for stay of execution :50

  • Lawmaker says prison reform bill gaining support 1:27

  • Kroger subsidiary pleads no contest to misleading customers 2:57

  • Great Lakes shippers moved more cargo last year 3:34

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:01 am
    Thu February 3, 2011

    Akron case of school enrollment fraud raises questions about funding, Psychology Board declines to discipline Larry James over Gitmo role, highway trooper and wife die of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning -- in this Thursday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Attorneys ask for leniency for death row inmate scheduled to die Feb 17th

  • Akron area school enrollment fraud raises questions about funding
  • :34

  • State Psychology Board declines to discipline James over Gitmo role5:05
  • OHP trooper and wife die of apparent carbon monoxide poisoning
  • 5:45

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:23 pm
    Wed February 2, 2011

    Columbus City Council approves tax incentives for three companies, plus an update on power outages. These stories and more in this Wednesday noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Outage update :00

  • Kasich makes first minority appointment 4:00

  • Columbus City Council approves tax breaks for 3 companies 4:47

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:14 pm
    Wed February 2, 2011

    Storm results in power outages and school closures, Ohio House approves JobsOhio board. These stories and more in this Wednesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Storm outages, closures :00

  • JobsOhio approved by Ohio House 1:14

  • Dayton company reaches multi-million dollar settlement 4:15

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:12 am
    Wed February 2, 2011

    Dayton-based managed care company settles $26 milion state/federal suit, city budgets more money for future salt purchases, new Insurance Institute report says red camera lights save lives -- these stories and more in this Tuesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Dayton-based managed care company settles $26 milion state/federal suit
  • City budgets more money for future salt purchases
  • :46

  • New Insurance Institute report says red camera lights save lives
  • :1:48

  • State approves tax break for Columbus-based Momentive
  • 3:28

  • Akron, Summit County ssing 25-year tax deal with Goodyear
  • 3:56

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:11 am
    Wed February 2, 2011

    Utilities warn it could take several days to restore power across state, federal court upholds ruling that 10 commandments courtroom poster illegal, unsung Columbus man played role in thisWednesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Utilities warn it could take several days to restore power across state

  • Federal court upholds ruling that 10 commandments courtroom poster illegal
  • :41

  • Flu season not as bad as last year, but precautions still needed
  • 1:23

  • Unsung Columbus man played role in developing the NFL
  • 2:25

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