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WCBE Newscasts
11:25 am
Tue December 8, 2009

Owner of Columbus nightclub to quietly honor anniversary of guitarist's death--and--Cincinnati court refuses to delay execution of condemned killer, plus more in this Tuesday morning newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Owner of Columbus nightclub to quietly honor anniversary of guitarist's death :00

  • Cincinnati court refuses to delay execution of condemned killer :35

  • U.S. E.P.A. takes major step toward regulating greenhouse gases 1:46

  • Columbus man pleads guilty to shooting someone he tried to rob at a north side motel 3:35

  • Governor Strickland expands eligibility for unemployment compensation 4:04

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:10 am
    Tue December 8, 2009

    State income tax debate continues

    Columbus, OH – The fate of this year's 4.2% state income tax cut remains in legislative limbo. The Ohio House has approved a two-year delay, but a key swing group of Republicans who control the Ohio Senate say they won't go along, unless they get changes in the way construction projects are handled at state universities. Minority Senate Democrats insist they won't go along with that. The impasse was obvious Monday as the Senate Finance Committee held a hearing on proposed construction reforms. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    On The Marquee
    12:48 pm
    Fri December 4, 2009

    December 6, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Everybody's Fine and Armored, New DVDs Terminator Salvation and Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, 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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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:26 pm
    Fri December 4, 2009

    Wife of soldier accused of killing two colleages says he came back from Iraq a violent man, and Columbus health officials say two new H1N1 vaccination clinics will be open to all healthcare workers. This and more in Friday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Wife of soldier accused of killing two colleages says he came back from Iraq a violent man. :00

  • John Rosenberger expected to be appointed to seek new lease of Nationwide Arena by Blue Jackets. :41

  • Columbus health officials say new H1N1 vaccination clinics will be open to all healthcare workers. 1:19

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:13 pm
    Fri December 4, 2009

    The impasse in the Ohio legislature over how to fill a projected $851 million state budget gap continues, with no end in sight.

    Columbus, OH – The impasse in the Ohio legislature over how to fill a projected $851 million state budget gap continues, with no end in sight. Some majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate have agreed to go along with a plan by Democrats to delay this year's 4.2% state income tax cut. The Republicans are asking for changes in rules for state university building projects. The Democrats don't like that idea. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:58 am
    Fri December 4, 2009

    Chillicothe man pleads guilty to plotting to run a sex and drug trafficking business, and parents of Cincinnati teen who committed suicide are suing her school. This and more in Friday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Chillicothe man pleads guilty to plotting to run sex and drug trafficking business. :00

  • Parents of Cincinnati teen who committed suicide are suing her school. :25

  • Toys "R" Us computer glitch caused some Black Friday buyers to be charged twice. 1:21

  • Fewer lead contamination toy recalls this year and tougher laws about lead limits. 1:58

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    It's Movie Time
    11:54 am
    Fri December 4, 2009

    December 4, 2009, It's Movie Time: Boondock Saints II, Everybody's Fine

    Films reviewed: Boondock Saints II, Everybody's Fine

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

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:39 pm
    Thu December 3, 2009

    Gov. Strickland rejects appeal for convicted murderer after parole board denied clemency, and Ohio State University professor says distrust of government can lead to higher homocide rates. This and more in Thursday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Gov. Strickland again rejects appeal for convicted murderer after parole board denied clemency. :00

  • Hamilton County judge dismisses one of two charges against council member's daughter. :50

  • Ohio State University professor says distrust of government can lead to higher homocide rates. 1:27

  • Coast Guard invites comments on plan to prevent foreign species from invading domestic waterways. 4:41
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:30 pm
    Thu December 3, 2009

    Columbus health officials say 5-year-old died last month from H1N1 complications, and suspected Cleveland serial killer pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity this morning. These stories and more in Thursday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus health officials say 5-year-old died last month from H1N1 complications. :00

  • Suspected Cleveland serial killer pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity this morning. :32

  • Hamilton County judge dismisses one of two charges against council member's daughter. :58

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers not ready to close shipping locks to stop Asian Carp. 1:38

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:56 am
    Thu December 3, 2009

    Some Ohio Senate Republicans are willing to go along with Democratic plan to delay income tax cut, but there's still a catch.

    Columbus, OH – For the first time, some of the majority Republicans in the Ohio Senate say they're willing to go along with a Democratic plan to delay all of this year's 4.5% state income tax cut, in order to plug a multi-million dollar hole in the state budget. But there's a new sticking point preventing a final compromise on a budget fix. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:51 am
    Thu December 3, 2009

    One killed and another wounded in an early morning shooting on Columbus' west side, and Fort Drum soldier in custody in Portsmouth on charges of stabbing fellow serviceman. These stories and more in Thursday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • One killed and another wounded in an early morning shooting on Columbus' west side. :00

  • Accident on I-270 last night leaves one killed and another seriously injured. :25

  • FBI found no bodies in yesterday's search of suspected Cleveland serial killer's home. :54

  • Former Cleveland Browns defensive coordinator dies at 71 after battling leukemia. 1:16

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    Cinema Classics
    10:12 am
    Thu December 3, 2009

    December 3, 2009 Cinema Classics : Steve Martin

    A Cinema Classic: Steve Martin

    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 Stories
    10:18 pm
    Wed December 2, 2009

    City Schools propose closures, student reassignment

    Columbus, OH – After five months of investigation, the Columbus city School Board hear recomendations last night to close 9 schools and change the way students are assigned. But as Alison Holm reports, the board decide to temporarily postpone any decisions.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    4:48 pm
    Wed December 2, 2009

    Ohioans continue to pay some of the lowest premiums for auto insurance in the country, perhaps thanks to competitive insurance industry.

    Columbus, OH – Ohioans continue to pay some of the lowest premiums for auto insurance in the country. From our statehouse news bureau, correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:44 pm
    Wed December 2, 2009

    Authorities arrest Fort Drum soldier in Ohio in stabbing deaths of two fellow servicemen, and Ohio execution scheduled for December will practice new protocol using IV sedative. These stories and more in Wednesday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Authorities arrest Fort Drum soldier in Ohio in stabbing deaths of two fellow servicemen. :00

  • Ohio Supreme Court affirms death sentence of western Ohio man convicted of aggravated murder. :41

  • Execution scheduled for December will practice new execution protocol using IV sedative. 1:23

  • Ohioans' car insurance rates drop for third year in a row, now 11th lowest in the country. 2:40

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 pm
    Wed December 2, 2009

    Delta Airlines will cut more flights at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport in February, and the Ohio House yesterday approved plan to hike punishment for illegal drag racing. These stories and more in Wednesday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Delta Airlines will cut more flights at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky airport in February. :00

  • Producer of firefighter and first-responder gear will add 150 jobs to southwest Ohio plant. :42

  • Ohio House of Representatives yesterday approved plan to hike punishment for illegal drag racing. 1:17

  • Jerry Fiala wins coin toss to become mayor of Kent after tying opponent Rick Hawksley in recount. 2:25

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 pm
    Wed December 2, 2009

    Ohio Supreme Court rejects appeal from death row inmate who shot three people in 1994, and teenager on a hike finds remains of Native American along central Ohio creek. This plus more in Wednesday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Lima authorities say woman died in early morning apartment fire after calling for help. :00

  • Ohio Supreme Court rejects appeal from death row inmate who shot three people in 1994. :25

  • Court also affirmed another death sentence for man convicted of aggravated murder. :54

  • Teenager on a hike finds remains of Native American along central Ohio creek. 1:33

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    Movie Reviews
    12:31 pm
    Wed December 2, 2009

    The Damned United

    Damned Good

    "The best football coach the England team never had."

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:32 am
    Wed December 2, 2009

    Ohio lawmakers take first step to move mega-farm oversight into Department of Agriculture, but the plan has its critics.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio lawmakers have taken the first step in what seems to be a sensible idea-- moving oversight of the state's 160 mega-farms designated as concentrated animal feeding operations into the Department of Agriculture. But as statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports, the plan has its critics.

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