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WCBE Newscasts
11:39 am
Thu May 6, 2010

Testimony in Matthew McCabe court marshall to be completed today, Judge in Hutaree case overturns decision to keep milita in jail, Ohio Supreme Court rule on new childhood sexual abuse law -- these stories and more in this Thursday morning newscast.

Columbus,OH – Stories include:

  • Franklin County coronor rules body found in vacant home a homocide

  • Testimony in Matthew McCabe court marshall to be completed today
  • :18

  • Ohio State baseball coach Bob Todd to retire at end of year
  • 1:02

  • Judge in Hutaree case overturns decision to keep milita in jail
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    WCBE Stories
    10:09 am
    Thu May 6, 2010

    Survey of teen drug use

    Columbus, Oh – Teen use of drugs, alcohol, and tobacco has fallen in the 21 years since the first survey conducted by the Education Council, a non-profit organization comprised of Columbus area school districts. But those trends have not held across the board in the latest triennial survey. Alison Holm reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:56 pm
    Wed May 5, 2010

    Bond set for one of quartet who beat homeless man, 13people in Cleveland court in mortgage fraud case, casino vote paves the way for annexation of site -- theses stories and more in this Wednesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Bond set for one of quartet who beat homeless man

  • 13 people in Cleveland court in mortgage fraud case
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  • Casino approval paves the way for annexation of site
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  • Arson Awareness Week focuses on community prevention
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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:44 pm
    Wed May 5, 2010

    DNA evidence frees man jailed 30 years for rape, Highway Patrol lawyer blasts Inspector General's report, texting behind the wheel now illegal in Columbus -- these stories and more in this Wednesday noon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • DNA evidence frees man jailed 30 years for rape

  • Sup Ct ruling upholds statute of limitations on sex abuse cases

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  • Highway patrol lawyer blasts Inspector General's report
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  • Texting behind the wheel now illegal in Columbus
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  • Disputes delay Dublin's planned interchange on SR 33
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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:22 pm
    Wed May 5, 2010

    Ohio fireworks company product found in Times Square car bomb, voters approve renewal of high-tech Third Frontier program, moving Columbus casino, some school levies -- these stories and more in this Wednesday morning news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio fireworks company product found in Times Square car bomb

  • Voters approve renewal of high-tech Third Frontier program
  • :42

  • Elections officials investigation media employee's Facebook post
  • 2:20

  • Sup Ct asks for ruling on DNA testing in police captains murder case
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  • Mixed results for school levies
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    WCBE Stories
    8:08 pm
    Wed May 5, 2010

    Columbus School Board authorizes renewal of Win-win agreement.

    Columbus, OH – The Columbus City School Board voted to continue the win-win agreement with suburban district last night -- but not withouit some spirited debate. And there may be more contentious issues on the horizon. Alison Holm has more.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    10:26 am
    Wed May 5, 2010

    Columbus casino construction can begin on west side

    Columbus, OH – Ohio voters have given the green light to moving a soon-to-be constructed gambling casino in Columbus from a downtown location to a site several miles to the west. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    10:20 am
    Wed May 5, 2010

    Third Frontier renewal passes

    Columbus, OH – Ohio voters have given a resounding endorsement to the idea of renewing the state's Third Frontier Program. That's the program that lets state government borrow hundreds of millions of dollars and hand the money to small, high-tech companies that are on the verge of applying new scientific breakthroughs to new products. The renewal proposal was state issue 1 on yesterday's statewide ballot. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports on the vote tally and the reaction.

    Ohio Public Radio
    9:54 am
    Wed May 5, 2010

    Fisher defeats Brunner

    Columbus, OH – It was the race that some expected to be a bitter battle between big Democratic rivals. But the contest for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate never really got heated, even in the end, and it was closer than the polls had predicted. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    9:50 am
    Wed May 5, 2010

    Republican primary for state auditor

    Columbus, OH – Two men who have never held a statewide office before battled it out last night in the Republican primary for state auditor. It was a race that put the Tea Party and the Ohio Republican Party at odds in some ways. But in the end, the GOP's chosen candidate won. Delaware County Republican Dave Yost defeated Montgomery County Republican Seth Morgan by a margin of 65 to 35 percent. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has details.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:38 pm
    Tue May 4, 2010

    Hutaree milita to be kept in jail while they await trail, Attorney for Damjanjuk wants four witnesses exluded from trial, City of Columbus to increase number of red-light cameras at intersections-- these stories and more on this Tuesday noon newscast

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Hutaree milita to be kept in jail while they await trail

  • Attorney for Damjanjuk wants four witnesses exluded from trial
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  • US Navy Seal from Ohio on trial for assaulting a suspected terrorist
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  • City of Columbus to increase number of red-light cameras at intersections
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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:31 am
    Tue May 4, 2010

    Ohio primaries to test strength of national parties, Columbus City Council approve plan to elimate parking space around town, --- these stories and more on this Tuesday morning newscast.

    Columbus,OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio primaries to test strength of national parties

  • Upper Arlington man arrested for indencent exposure
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  • Columbus City Council approve plan to elimate parking space around town
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  • Former Fayette County sheriff awaits sentencing for stealing from station
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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:29 pm
    Mon May 3, 2010

    Students arrested at Champion Midlle School, Jim Traficant files to run for Congress, long-vanished snake rediscovered in Ohio -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Students arrested at Champion Midlle School

  • Victim of death row inmate asks for reprieve
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  • Traficant files to run for Congress
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  • Governor denies he vetoed inmate work program overhaul
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  • Brown sworn in as temporary Sup Ct Chief Justice
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  • Long vanished snake rediscovered at Wright Patterson
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    Movie Reviews
    3:13 pm
    Mon May 3, 2010

    The Exploding Girl

    No explosion

    The Exploding Boy

    ------The Cure

    i couldn't hear a word you said

    i couldn't hear at all

    you talked until your tongue fell out

    and then you talked some more

    i knew if i turned

    i'd turn away from you

    and i couldn't look back

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:45 pm
    Mon May 3, 2010

    Traficant attempts political comeback, and Ohio officials know the state's federal funding amount for high-risk health pool. Those stories and more in this noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:


  • Report finds Columbus police acted appropriately in September incident :00


  • Traficant attempts to political comeback :54


  • Poll on Fisher/Brunner race 1:25


  • Federal money for Ohio's high risk insurance pool 2:51


  • Flooding still a problem in southern Ohio 5:45
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:39 pm
    Mon May 3, 2010

    Low turnout expected for tomorrow's election and two Ohio publishers file Chapter 11. Those stories and more in this morning newscast

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:


  • Fear about airline merger's impact on Cleveland :00


  • Ohio publishers file Chapter 11 :42


  • Elections officials expect low turnout tomorrow 1:11


  • Cincinnati high school among finalists for Obama speech 3:00
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    Movie Reviews
    4:30 pm
    Sun May 2, 2010

    The Cartel

    John DeSando

    An educational documentary

    In 2006, 35% of American high school seniors were proficient in reading; math was at 23%. So reveals provocative documentary The Cartel, produced, written, directed by well-known TV gadfly Bob Bowden.

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    Movie Reviews
    3:56 pm
    Sun May 2, 2010

    Letters to Juliet

    Redgrave to the rescue.

    "For stony limits cannot hold love out." Romeo and Juliet


    When is a romantic comedy a tragedy? When it isn't Shakespeare for sure and less so when it's an American production that actually is closer to drama wannabe. Think of Mamma Mia! Mixing with Roman Holiday and directed by Ron Howard.

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    Movie Reviews
    2:57 pm
    Sun May 2, 2010

    Babies

    Infantile

    What were they thinking, those producers of Babies? The documentary about four international little ones from their first days to walking time is not imaginative, comical, or engaging. I couldn't wait for this dull doc to be over.

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    Movie Reviews
    1:55 pm
    Sun May 2, 2010

    Just Wright

    Not right.

    I learn something new every day: For instance, I would have thought the outsized Queen Latifah could save any film by the force of her wry smile. In Just Wright, as physical therapist Leslie Wright she smiles a bit, not enough really, but she flashes no wit or sass except in a brief scene with Phylicia Rashad as the mother of NBS star Scott McKnight (Common). The film is like a Catholic basketball league next to the NBA. There's really no comparison.

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