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Ohio Public Radio
10:52 am
Wed August 11, 2010

Kevin Keith case

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Parole Board today will be hearing a case of a death row inmate who many people think might actually be innocent. His case has attracted the attention of the Innocence Project, a group that has successfully fought to overturn many convictions throughout the United States and Ohio. Statehouse correspondent Jo Ingles has more on the story.

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Movie Reviews
10:33 am
Wed August 11, 2010

The Switch

Terrific male cast

The Switch's first thirty minutes remind me of screwball comedies with repartee sharp, fast, and witty: unmarried Kassie (Jennifer Aniston) announces to her best friend, Wally (Jason Bateman), that she is going to arrange for a donor to have a baby. I know?-we've been there this year with Back-up Plan and The Kids are All Right, yet there's plenty of room for all kinds of donations.

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Movie Reviews
10:06 am
Wed August 11, 2010

Lottery Ticket

Not a winning ticket.

Lottery Ticket is not much of a winner either as comedy or caper. It's predictable as Kevin Carson (Bow Wow) wins $370 million in the Lotto and for a three-day holiday weekend must escape trumped up traps from people who want the ticket, his sperm, or his generosity.

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WCBE Newscasts
6:39 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

The state carries out an execution while officials challenge another death row inmate's claims. These stories and more in this newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State executes Roderick Davie :00
  • State challenges Kevin Keith's claims 1:33
  • Russia's wheat crop problems may help Ohio3:13
  • Elvis exhibit to come to Cleveland 4:20
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    Movie Reviews
    2:47 pm
    Tue August 10, 2010

    The Expendables

    Best Action of Summer 2010

    "If the money's right, we don't care where the job is." Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone)

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:57 pm
    Tue August 10, 2010

    State prison officials say the execution of Roderick Davie was successful, Authorities continue their search for a man suspected of stabbing 16 people across three states-these stories and more on Tuesday noon newscast

    Columbus, OH – These stories include:

  • State prison officials say the execution of Roderick Davie was successful

  • Authorities continue their search for a man suspected of stabbing 16 people across three states
  • :37

  • A woman was stabbed to death by her estranged husband over the weekend
  • 1:17

  • Rifqa Bary has been released from state custody
  • 2:12

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    Ohio Public Radio
    10:49 am
    Tue August 10, 2010

    Lawmaker wants to help police with equipment costs

    Columbus, OH – A democratic state senator says police officers throughout Ohio are footing the bill for needed equipment to do their job. So in an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles, Senator Eric Kearney explains he's planning to introduce legislation that's designed to help those officers.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:59 am
    Tue August 10, 2010

    Elections Board deadlocks on charter change language, CDC says salmonella sickened at least 25 Ohioans. These and other stories in this Tuesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, Oh –

  • Elections officials deadlock on wording for Columbus Charter Change issue:00

  • CDC:Salmonella outbreak linked to Taco Bell1:17

  • Third Ohio Lake gets warning signs1:53

  • Stabbing in Toledo may be linked to those in other states2:20

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    Movie Reviews
    9:24 am
    Tue August 10, 2010

    Mademoiselle Chambon

    Gallic longing

    The Twilight series specializes in teen longing, hours of vampires, were-wolves, and civilians longing for each other without much in the way of sex. That is dull viewing. But the French seem to get matters of the heart right, as in the full length film about longing, Mademoiselle Chambon.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:47 pm
    Mon August 9, 2010

    State senator introduces bill to pay for cops' gear, local NAACP holding minority contractors meeting for casino, county video dropped after sheriff in it involved in ethics scandal -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Cleveland man accused in stabbing death of wife

  • State senator introduces bill to pay for cops' gear
  • :42

  • Local NAACP holding minority contractors meeting for casino
  • 2:15

  • County video dropped after sheriff in it involved in ethics scandal
  • 3:28

  • Cincinnati zoo vet marks 20th anniversary
  • 4:38

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:09 pm
    Mon August 9, 2010

    Two time murderer faces execution tomorrow, Alcoa's Cuyahoga Heights Plant lays off 71 workers. These and more stories on Monday noon's newscast.

    Columbus, OH –

  • Two time murderer faces execution tomorrow.
  • :00

  • Alcoa's Cuyahoga Heights Plant lays off 71 workers.
  • :41

  • MTR Gaming blames second-quarter loss on high unemployment and a weak economy.
  • 1:03

  • Strip club dancers protest outside of church.
  • 3:12

  • Columbus sex offender gets private information on his neighbors.
  • 3:56

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    Movie Reviews
    12:03 pm
    Mon August 9, 2010

    The Other Guys

    An Odd Couple

    "I'm a peacock. You gotta let me fly!" Terry (Mark Wahlberg)

    The Other Guys is a buddy-bromance comedy about two hapless desk cops, Allen (Will Ferrell) and Terry (Wahlberg), who wind up on the street solving high tech, collision-prone larceny in some humorous setups.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:32 am
    Mon August 9, 2010

    20 year old killed by an assualt rifle on east side, Mosquitoes with west nile found around Columbus city areas. These and other stories in this Monday morning's newscast.

    Columbus, Ohio –

  • 20 year old killed by an assualt rifle on east side.
  • :00

  • Mosquitoes with west nile found around Columbus city areas.
  • :19

  • Two thousand apply for 30 spots in police department.
  • 1:05

  • Columbus woman starts a non-profit organization to teach kids to ride horses.
  • 1:26

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    Ohio Public Radio
    10:45 am
    Mon August 9, 2010

    Voinovich offers Ohio lawmakers insight on budget

    Columbus, OH – A former governor who was dealt with a recession and a budget deficit has some thoughts on Ohio's looming budget crisis. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler caught up with him this weekend.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    10:42 am
    Mon August 9, 2010

    Options for the upcoming budget deficit

    Columbus, OH – The candidates for governor and most of those running for legislative office aren't talking much about the upcoming budget deficit, estimated as high as $8 billion. But there are some ideas being brought up to plug the gap without significant cuts or high tax increases. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler explains.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:07 pm
    Fri August 6, 2010

    Voinovich suggests gas tax increase, a third murder trial looms for Warren County man. These stories and more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Unemployment remains steady :00

  • Voinovich recommends fuel tax increase 1:26

  • AEP sets aside thousands for scholarships and grants 2:11

  • Ohio firms report latest earnings 2:46

  • Widmer to face third trial 4:32

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    It's Movie Time
    3:15 pm
    Fri August 6, 2010

    August 6, 2010 It's Movie Time:The Other Guys, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

    Films reviewed: The Other Guys, Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work

    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

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    Books
    1:31 pm
    Fri August 6, 2010

    Books Heard on WCBE

    Did you hear about a good read featured on one of our public radio programs?

    Here, you can find a running list of all the book reviews mentioned on WCBE.
    Check back often! WCBE's featured book list is updated throughout the week.

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    Columbus, Ohio –

    MORNING EDITION

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:40 pm
    Fri August 6, 2010

    Unemployment holds steady, feds say Massey shut off air monitors before explosion. These and other stories in this Friday noon newscast.

    Columbus, Oh –

  • Nation's jobless rate steady:00

  • New details in Federal probe of Massey Energy1:14

  • U-S Soldier from Ohio returns home2:08

  • USAF seeks Court Martial of Wright-Patt Master Sergeant2:43

  • Sentencing scheduled for U-S soldier in beating death4:17

  • No acquittal for Ryan Widmer4:45

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    On The Marquee
    12:18 pm
    Fri August 6, 2010

    August 8, 2010 On the Marquee

    New Releases The Other Guys and Step Up 3D, New DVDs Kick-Ass and The Ghost Writer, 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.

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