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1:09 pm
Mon August 16, 2010

Man arrested for robbery at a bank where he has an account. This story and more on the Monday noon's newscast

Columbus, Ohio –

  • Man arrested for robbery at bank where he has an account.
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  • Cinncinati Enquirer reports a large amount of fire department members that have faced crimminal charges in the last 5 years.
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  • Research finds electroninc media is making it it difficult for parents to talk to their kids.
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:42 pm
    Mon August 16, 2010

    Ohio ranks second in state supreme court campaign spending. This story and more on this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH –

  • Alabama spends most on partisan campaigns for state Supreme Court seats with Ohio second
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  • Details on the president's fundraising trip for Democrats.
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  • Welfare programs help increase amount of low-income voters
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  • Strickland's plan for deficit gets criticism
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  • Ohio official accused of favoring unions
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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:36 pm
    Mon August 16, 2010

    Ohio Shared Services

    Columbus, OH – As a budget deficit looms on the horizon, there isn't much being said about how to deal with it. The governor's office is touting a program that it says is saving money slowly but surely. But as statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports, at least one critic says it's a good idea, but doesn't go far enough.

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    WCBE Stories
    12:33 pm
    Mon August 16, 2010

    Identity theft increasing

    Columbus, OH – Ohio Highway Patrol troopers say they're seeing an alarming increase in cases of identity theft. Patrol Lt. Gary Lewis talks about the trend with Jim Letizia.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    5:58 pm
    Fri August 13, 2010

    Ohio Supreme Court ruling on judicial party affiliations

    Columbus, OH – A new Ohio Supreme Court ruling says it's ok for judicial candidates to identify themselves with their party affiliations in advertising materials when they run for general elections. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, the ruling doesn't go far enough to satisfy people who've been suing in court over judicial free speech rights.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    5:55 pm
    Fri August 13, 2010

    Budget relies on billions of one-time funds

    Columbus, OH – A memo from the agency that analyzes bills - including the budget - shows that the current budget is balanced with a LOT of one-time money. And as Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports, one critic says that's bad news for the looming budget deficit.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    3:35 pm
    Fri August 13, 2010

    Columbus police search for motive in homicide. This story and more in this noon newscast.

    Columbus, Ohio –

  • Columbus police search for motive in homicide

  • Investigators reviewing video from police chase
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  • City of Columbus adding 43 more street resurfacing projects
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  • Court date pending for daughter of Columbus police officer
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  • U.S. Department of Transportation reports on nation's June flights
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    It's Movie Time
    12:00 pm
    Fri August 13, 2010

    August 13, 2010 It's Movie Time: Eat Pray Love, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

    Films reviewed: Eat Pray Love, Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

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

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    On The Marquee
    10:42 am
    Fri August 13, 2010

    August 15, 2010 On the Marquee

    New Releases Eat Pray Love and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World, New DVDs Date Night and The Joneses, 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, find us on Facebook.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:12 am
    Fri August 13, 2010

    Mother of stabbings suspect says her son is a good man, state liquor sales rise. These and other stories in this Friday morning newscast.

    Columbus, Oh –

  • Mother of serial stabbings suspect says son is a God-fearing man :00

  • SUPCO ruling criticized1:41

  • Air Quality Alert in effect through Saturday2:58

  • SPLC: ranks of "soverign citizens" on the rise3:29

  • Toy rattles recalled4:11

  • Laurean's attorneys say alleged victim lied4:34

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    Ohio Public Radio
    5:52 pm
    Thu August 12, 2010

    Ohio Parole Board hearing on Kevin Keith

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio Parole Board is now considering the fate of a death row inmate who many people think might be innocent. Much attention has been given to Kevin Keith, a man whose case has been taken up by the Innocence Project, a group that's been responsible for reversing convictions of some death row inmates in the past. But the state is not convinced Keith is innocent so it's pressing forward with plans to execute him next month. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has details on the controversy.

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    WCBE Stories
    4:41 pm
    Thu August 12, 2010

    Perseid Meteor Shower

    Columbus, Oh – The Perseid Meteor Shower is expected to peak late Thursday night and early Friday morning. Meteors are bits of dust that, upon passing through the earth's atmopsphere, leave streaks of light in the sky. Tom Burns directs the Perkins Observatory at Ohio Wesleyan University in Delaware. He tells Mike Foley the shower has been happening over the last couple of nights, with the peak expected in the early morning hours of Friday.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:51 pm
    Thu August 12, 2010

    The possible suspect in a string of 20 stabbings across three states has been arrested, Franklin County B.O.E. says it will extend its hours of operation for people to cast ballots-these stories and more on Thursday noon newscast

    Columbus, OH – These stories include:

  • The possible suspect in a string of 20 stabbings across three states has been arrested

  • The ban preventing candidates for judgeships from identifying with a political party has been removed
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  • Jennifer Brunner has reached an agreement with a voting machine company
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:27 pm
    Thu August 12, 2010

    A The cheif executive of a now-defunct computer sales company pleads quilty to inflating stock prices, The number of U.S. homes lost to foreclosure surged in July-these stories and more on Thursday morning newscast

    Columbus, OH – These stories include:

  • A The cheif executive of a now-defunct computer sales company pleads quilty to inflating stock prices

  • The number of U.S. homes lost to foreclosure surged in July
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  • Fresh express is recalling some salad products because health risks from listeria
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  • Storms yesterday damaged a middle school and knocked out power for thousands
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    Cinema Classics
    12:17 pm
    Thu August 12, 2010

    August 12, 2010 Cinema Classics: Pixar

    A Cinema Classic: Pixar

    Award-winning 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 Newscasts
    10:13 am
    Thu August 12, 2010

    Opening arguments underway in Cesar Laurean trial, Labor department says more Ohioans seek jobless benefits. These and other stories in this Thursday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, Oh –

  • Laurean trial underway:00

  • Bond set for fatal hit-skip suspect:19

  • Man allegedly kills wife, calls cops:39

  • MLB punishes Reds' Baker and three players:59

  • Cowling forces flight to land in Dayton1:29

  • GM's Whitacre stepping down2:07

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    WCBE Newscasts
    6:35 pm
    Wed August 11, 2010

    Search continues for serial stabbing suspect, services tonight for woman killed in Afghanistan. These and other stories in this Wednesday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, Oh –

  • Search for multi-state stabbings suspect continues:00

  • Services planned for Ohio woman slain in Afghanistan1:13

  • Heat advisories up for Columbus and most of the eastern U-S1:31

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    Movie Reviews
    4:48 pm
    Wed August 11, 2010

    Kisses

    Stolen Kisses


    'Twas in another lifetime, one of toil and blood

    When blackness was a virtue and the road was full of mud

    I came in from the wilderness, a creature void of form.

    "Come in," she said,

    "I'll give you shelter from the storm." Bob Dylan

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    WCBE Newscasts
    3:02 pm
    Wed August 11, 2010

    A marine from Ohio is one of two killed in Afghanistan, A central Ohio man exchanged gunfire with police leaving the man dead and one officer injured-these stories and more on Wednesday morning newscast

    Columbus, OH – These stories include:

  • A marine from Ohio is one of two killed in Afghanistan

  • A central Ohio man exchanged gunfire with police leaving the man dead and one officer injured
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  • The flap continues over giving buyers rebates for buying energy efficient appliances
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  • A "microburst" of wind knocked over an egg farm barn killing two workers last week
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    Movie Reviews
    2:19 pm
    Wed August 11, 2010

    Restrepo

    Objectivity

    "The horror! The horror! " Joseph Conrad's Heart of Darkness.

    CNN describes Afghanistan's Korangal Valley as "the most dangerous place in the world." After seeing the powerful documentary Restrepo, I can understand the description, and I can admire an almost new dimension to that type of film: objectivity.

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