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1:58 pm
Thu February 25, 2010

February 25, 2010 Cinema Classics: Kathryn Bigelow

A Cinema Classic: Kathryn Bigelow

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
12:31 pm
Thu February 25, 2010

National new unemployment claims rose unexpectedly last week, but numbers dropped in Ohio, and the state will provide rebates to those who buy energy efficient appliances starting March 26. This and more in Thursday's noon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • National new unemployment claims rose unexpectedly last week, but numbers dropped in Ohio. :00

  • Connecticut city agreed to pay counselling bills of officer who shot chimpanzee that attacked woman. :46

  • Columbus Zoo director says SeaWorld trainer wouldn't want anything to happen to killer whale. 1:32

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:54 am
    Thu February 25, 2010

    Opponents of proposal to phase out state income tax take case to Ohio House committee.

    Columbus, OH – Opponents of a proposal to phase out the state income tax took their case to a hearing of the Ohio House Ways and Means Committee yesterday. But supporters of the measure say they were short-changed. Statehouse Correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:48 am
    Thu February 25, 2010

    Federal district judge denies Ohio inmate's request to delay March 9 execution, and Mayor Coleman's State of the City speech addresses need domestic partner benefits and more recycling. These stories and more in Thursday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Federal district judge denies Ohio inmate's request to delay March 9 execution. :00

  • Former Mahoning County judge sentenced to prison time for concealing private loan. :29

  • Mayor Coleman's State of the City speech addresses domestic partner benefits and recycling. 1:01

  • Employee of New Albany-based Abercrombie and Fitch says she was fired over headscarf. 5:17

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    WCBE Stories
    11:45 am
    Thu February 25, 2010

    Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's State of the City speech addresses need for domestic partner benefits and better recycling practices.

    Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Coleman says he's optimistic about city's future, and addresses need for domestic partner benefits and better recycling in his 11th State of the City speech.

    Movie Reviews
    9:25 am
    Thu February 25, 2010

    Brooklyn's Finest

    Not Hollywood's Finest

    Brooklyn's Finest is not Hollywood's; it is a bloody cop drama that imitates in the broadest way the fragmented stories of Crash with less coherence, less social value, and less literary merit. Finest is the real crash.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:26 pm
    Wed February 24, 2010

    Inspector General investigates sting at governor's mansion, commerce department gets money to investigate fair wage enforcement, nurses ask for legislative protection from assualt -- these stories and more in this Wednesday afternoon news

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Returned runaway says she cannot reconcile with parents

  • Brunner proposes corporations file political donations
  • :40

  • Inspector General investigates sting at governor's mansion
  • 1:23

  • Commerce department to investigate wage law enforcement
  • 2:50

  • Nurses ask for legislative protection from assualt
  • 3:40

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:28 pm
    Wed February 24, 2010

    Republican gubernatorial candidate John Kasich ridicules proposed state passenger train project.

    Columbus, OH – Republican gubernatorial candidate John Kasich is ridiculing the proposed passenger train project linking Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and Cincinnati. He says Ohio should use the federal grant for other projects, but officials at the Ohio Department of Transportation say that's impossible. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 pm
    Wed February 24, 2010

    Central Ohio sheriff offers reward for information on break-in at his own home, and Republican gubernatorial candidate John Kasich ridicules Ohio passenger train project. This and more in Wednesday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Central Ohio sheriff offers reward for information on break-in at his own home. :00

  • Dayton authorities want to step up collecting traffic fines from redlight-runners. :28

  • Republican gubernatorial candidate John Kasich ridicules passenger train project. 1:02

  • State Commerce Dept. gets $1.5 million to enforce minimum wage and labor laws. 3:03

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:42 am
    Wed February 24, 2010

    Two major contenders for the governorship, Republican challenger John Kasich and incumbent Democrat Ted Strickland, speak to Ohio Farm Bureau Federation.

    Columbus, OH – For the first time this campaign season, the two major contenders for the governorship spoke on the same platform to the same group. Republican challenger John Kasich and incumbent Democrat Ted Strickland talked to a convention of the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation and gave quite different viewpoints on the Buckeye State. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:37 am
    Wed February 24, 2010

    Elderly east side man missing since Monday found dead a block from his home, and the two major contenders for governor address the Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. These stories and more in Wednesday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Elderly east side man missing since Monday found dead a block from his home. :00

  • Murder charges filed in Sunday night shooting on Columbus' southside. :21

  • Two major contenders for governor address Ohio Farm Bureau Federation. :34

  • Ohio inmate scheduled to die in March wants to challenge execution procedure. 2:17

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:39 pm
    Tue February 23, 2010

    Dutch holocaust expert allowed to testify in trial of retired Ohio auto worker in Germany--and--A.P. reveals husband of Alabama-Huntsville accused of murder had history of violent language, plus more in this Tuesday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Dutch holocaust expert allowed to testify in trial of retired Ohio auto worker in Germany :00

  • A.P. reveals husband of Alabama-Huntsville accused of murder had history of violent language :32

  • Draft of OSU budget recommends cutting $14 million for next fiscal year 1:22

  • More than 100 advocates lobby Congress today to boost spending against Asian carp spread 2:12

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:37 am
    Tue February 23, 2010

    Police and union discuss changes in patrol, think tank recommends consolidating school districts, and pediatricians warn of food choking hazard -- these stories and more in this Tuesday mroning news.

    Columbus – Stories include:

  • Man surrenders in double murder at after-hours club

  • Governor wants to eliminate at-home care waiting lists
  • :26

  • Police and union discuss reorganizing patrols
  • 1:16

  • Cornoner awaits results in beating death of Kent State student
  • 2:01

  • Think tanks recommend consolidating school districts
  • 2:32

  • Youngstown man sentenced for mailing pot to self
  • 3:57

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    WCBE Stories
    9:33 am
    Tue February 23, 2010

    Yard Waste Collection Returns

    Columbus, Oh – The city of Columbus is restoring curbside yard waste pickup in April, and is delaying plans to demolish a historic building on the east side. Jim Letizia reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:02 pm
    Mon February 22, 2010

    Guilty plea in dismemberment murder, report recommends state government overhaul, IRS warns of shady tax preparers -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Man pleads guilty in dismemberment murder

  • Think-tanks say Ohio government need overhaul
  • <:32

  • Commercial pipe maker to expand in Youngstown
  • 2:33

  • Man bulldozes own house before foreclosure
  • 3:10

  • IRS warns of shady tax prepares
  • 3:43

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:19 pm
    Mon February 22, 2010

    Authorities investigate two un-related fatal shootings that occurred over the weekend--and--retired state highway patrol superintendents express concern over political interference with the agency, plus more in this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, Oh – Stories include:

  • Authorities investigate two un-related fatal shootings that occurred over the weekend :00

  • Retired state highway patrol superintendents express concern over political interference with the agency :23

  • Proposal to phase out graduated state income tax expected to draw attention in legislature this week 1:09

  • Ohio State wins 74-67 over Michigan State yesterday; women's team loses 71-68 2:34
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:57 pm
    Mon February 22, 2010

    Missing adult alert issued for east side man suffering from Alzheimer's--and--Ohio County challenges findings in death of inmate restrained by five deputies, plus more in this Monday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Missing adult alert issued for east side man suffering from Alzheimer's :00

  • Ohio County challenges findings in death of inmate restrained by five deputies :30

  • Collections for child support drop $15 million in last year 1:34

  • Tens of thousands of Ohioans will lose federal unemployment benefits if extension fails to pass 2:10

  • Ohio's unemployment rate stands at 10.9% 2:59

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    WCBE Stories
    5:02 pm
    Fri February 19, 2010

    More problems for troubled Ohio utility First Energy.

    Columbus, OH – Troubled Akron-based First Energy continues to face problems and customer complaints. Jim Letizia reports.

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    It's Movie Time
    1:53 pm
    Fri February 19, 2010

    February 19, 2010 It's Movie Time: Shutter Island, Oscar Nominated Shorts

    Films reviewed: Shutter Island, Oscar Nominated Shorts


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

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