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12:11 pm
Tue November 17, 2009

Senator Brown touts homebuying tax credit

Columbus, OH – Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio visited Columbus yesterday to tout the impact of the federal tax credit extensions for homebuyers. Mike Foley reports.

Ohio Public Radio
12:01 pm
Tue November 17, 2009

Accountants say Ohio's budget problem growing

Columbus, OH – A study group representing Ohio's 23,000 certified public accountants says Ohio's budget problems will get so much worse in two years, it will probably take spending cuts, government re-organization, and tax hikes to plug the money hole. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
11:56 am
Tue November 17, 2009

Licking County teen confesses to shooting friend with shotgun he thought was unloaded--and--Columbus City Council approves legislation to hire a security consulting firm regarding surveillance camera placement, more in this Tuesday morning newscast

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Licking County teen confesses to shooting friend with shotgun he thought was unloaded :00

  • Columbus City Council approves legislation to hire a security consulting firm regarding surveillance cameras :19

  • Internet phone service provider Vonage agrees to pay $3 million to Ohio and other states to settle investigation 2:03

  • More than 1 million new license plates stashed amid economic concerns are entering circulation 3:36

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:34 pm
    Mon November 16, 2009

    Botched Ohio execution has Nebraska attorneys urging reconsideration of a lethal injection system--and--Senator Brown visits Columbus to see impact of federal government's tax credit extension, plus more in this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Botched Ohio execution has Nebraska attorneys urging reconsideration of a lethal injection system :00

  • Senator Brown visits Columbus to see impact of federal government's tax credit extension :38

  • Columbus ranks ahead of Ohio's metro areas in job creation and economic growth 2:31

  • Columbus Mayor Coleman releases 2010 budget proposal 3:07

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    It's Movie Time
    1:04 pm
    Fri November 13, 2009

    November 13, 2009 It's Movie Time; The Fourth Kind, 2012

    Films reviewed: The Fourth Kind, 2012

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

    Be sure to listen on Sunday mornings at 9:01 to On the Marquee, John and Kristin's weekly broadcast covering the latest movie releases, both on the screen and on DVD and Blu-ray.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:44 pm
    Fri November 13, 2009

    Democrat running for Ohio Secretary of State proposes law to monitor petition campains.

    Columbus, OH – In recent years, it seems that when a citizens group collects petition signatures to put a proposal onto the statewide ballot, some of the paid petition circulators are caught giving false or misleading sales pitches. Instances of forged petition signatures also regularly arise. The democrat who wants to become the next Secretar of State is proposing a new law to more closely regulate petition campaigns. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:38 pm
    Fri November 13, 2009

    Cleveland sex offender suspected in discovery of 11 bodies pleads not guilty to attack charges, and man sentenced to death for killing neighbor will serve life in prison because he is mentally retarded. This plus more in Friday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Cleveland sex offender suspected in discovery of 11 bodies pleads not guilty to attack charges. :00

  • Man sentenced to death for killing neighbor will serve life in prison because he is mentally retarded. :33

  • Columbus woman will serve five and a half years for killing man with her car while texting. 1:26

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:08 pm
    Fri November 13, 2009

    Former Ohio University professor who had been a Middle East hostage files for bankruptcy protection, and Cincinnati school bus service could lose state license after cocaine incident involving one driver. This and more in Friday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Former Ohio University professor who had been a Middle East hostage files for bankruptcy protection. :00

  • Cincinnati school bus service could lose its state license after cocaine incident involving one driver. :35

  • Price of natural gas will fall seven cents in December due to new discoveries and declining usage. 1:14

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    On The Marquee
    10:41 am
    Fri November 13, 2009

    November 15, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases 2012 and Pirate Radio, New DVDs Up and The Ugly Truth, 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, become a fan on Facebook.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    4:54 pm
    Thu November 12, 2009

    Poll shows Republican leading the race for U.S. Senate seat from Ohio for the first time.

    Columbus, OH – A new poll shows that for the first time, a Republican is leading the race for a U.S Senate seat from Ohio. Statehouse Correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:52 pm
    Thu November 12, 2009

    Electrical panel explosion at Ohio skating rink leaves one worker severely injured, and a new poll shows a Republican leading race for U.S. Senate seat from Ohio for first time. This and more in Thursday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Electrical panel explosion under investigation at Ohio skating rink, one worker severely injured. :00

  • New poll shows Republican leading race for U.S. Senate seat from Ohio for first time. :25

  • Future of billion-dollar Ohio bipartisan job program in limbo over a partisan disagreement. 2:09

  • Group of veterans and security experts form organization to push for climate change legislation. 2:57

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    Cinema Classics
    1:37 pm
    Thu November 12, 2009

    November 12 & 14 2009 Cinema Classic: 3-D

    A Cinema Classic: 3-D

    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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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:32 pm
    Thu November 12, 2009

    State lawmakers consider measure to steer unclaimed settlement and class-action lawsuit money to charities.

    Columbus, OH – State lawmakers are considering a measure that would steer unclaimed money from settlement and class-action lawsuits to charities. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:25 pm
    Thu November 12, 2009

    New report says Ohio had nation's 12th highest foreclosure rate in October, and the Franklin County Board of Health will hold free H1N1 vaccination clinics on Friday and Saturday. These stories plus more in Thursday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • New RealtyTrac report says Ohio had nation's 12th highest foreclosure rate in October. :00

  • Commodities investors closely watch price of gold after it hit a record high yesterday. :42

  • FBI joins Cleveland police investigation of human remains found at suspected serial killer's home. 1:30

  • Erie County sheriff says murder suspect has been found dead of apparent self-inflicted gunshot. 3:24

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 pm
    Thu November 12, 2009

    Columbus woman who claimed she witnessed husband's murder is now charged with the slaying, and Cleveland police identify 10th woman whose remains were found at accused serial killer's home. This and more in Thursday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus woman who claimed she witnessed husband's murder is now charged with the slaying. :00

  • Cleveland police identify 10th woman whose remains were found at accused serial killer's home. :37

  • Charges won't be filed against woman who abandoned newborn at Lewis Center grocery store. 1:15

  • Gov. Strickland decries sexual harassment scandal in office of former Ohio Attorney General. 1:30

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:45 pm
    Wed November 11, 2009

    Woman abducted at gunpoint was rescued unharmed after I-77 car chase, and reports say horse track in suburban Columbus installed slots-like computer machines. These stories and more in Wednesday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Woman abducted at gunpoint by ex-boyfriend was rescued unharmed after I-77 car chase. :00

  • New public opinion poll shows declining job approval numbers for Gov. Strickland. :30

  • Reports say horse track in suburban Columbus installed slots-like computer machines. 1:35

  • Small business owners in Ohio worry about financial effects of health care reform. 2:10

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:29 pm
    Wed November 11, 2009

    New public opinion poll shows sinking numbers for Gov. Strickland.

    Columbus, OH – A new public opinion poll has bad news for Governor Ted Strickland. It shows his job approval rating continues to sink, and his Republican challenger in next year's election has pulled even with him. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the numbers.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 pm
    Wed November 11, 2009

    Columbus police investigate fatal shooting on the north side early this morning, and debate over health care reform in Ohio considers the impact on small business. These stories plus more in Wednesday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus police investigate fatal shooting on the north side early this morning. :00

  • Cleveland police plan precautionary search next door to house where 11 bodies were found. :16

  • Debate over health care reform in congress and Ohio considers impact on small business. :45

  • Head of Ohio hospital says current health care legislation will need to be fixed in a few years. 2:09

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:44 am
    Wed November 11, 2009

    Autopsy shows Marine from Hamilton, Ohio found dead near his barracks died from blows to the head, and Ohio senate committee works on a plan to fill projected budget gap, but direction is unclear. This and more in Wednesday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Autopsy shows Marine from Hamilton, Ohio found dead near his barracks died from blows to the head. :00

  • Sandusky woman found dead in Pennsylvania died of severe head trauma, ex-boyfriend charged. :24

  • Health officials remind Ohioans to take precautions against seasonal flu as well as H1N1. :43

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:44 pm
    Tue November 10, 2009

    Cuyahoga coroner's office identifies two additional victims of alleged serial killer--and--Columbus Schools superintendent Harris says students will likely be grandfathered into their current schools in rezoning plan, plus more in this Tuesday mornin

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Cuyahoga coroner's office identifies two additional victims of alleged serial killer :00

  • Columbus Schools superintendent Harris says students will likely be grandfathered into their current schools in rezoning plan 1:15

  • Ohio State University try to determine whether two incidents of lung ailment are tied to campus office 3:21

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