Columbus, Oh – While debate continues over where a Columbus casino might be located, and what it will cost the city and the operator, human service agencies are bracing for the social costs associated with gambling. Alison Holm reports.
Columbus, OH – State money to pay counselors to help Ohio homeowners challenge foreclosure filings is running out. That's why homeowners and their advocates are telling legislators to find extra cash by slapping a new fee on lenders. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
By John DeSando, WCBE's "It's Movie Time," "Cinema Classics," and "On the Marquee
I have to say one thing: Lasse Halstrom manages to keep a consistently lugubrious tone throughout Dear John. Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried fall in love only to be separated by his going to Afghanistan and she back to college. Let the tears begin.
By John DeSando, WCBE's "It's Movie Time," "Cinema Classics," and "On the Marquee"
Kristen Bell is cute, and so is her romantic comedy, When in Rome. But then so is her co-star, Josh Duhamel, and even Don Johnson in his dotage is lookin' good. That's what romcoms do: They make us believe in the magic of love and the durability of beauty, both of which elude most of us eventually. This one beats bad last year's loser The Ugly Truth, but it is far from the sophistication of (500) Days of Summer.
Columbus, OH – In May, Ohio voters will be asked whether they want to change the state constitutional amendment authorizing four casinos that they okayed in November. It's to make official a proposed change in the location of the Columbus casino from downtown to the former Delphi property on the west side. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.