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WCBE Newscasts
12:41 pm
Tue March 16, 2010

Ohio executes a man for a 1994 slaying--and--owner of Akron area bar faces charges for allegedly letting minor dance topless, plus more in this Tuesday afternoon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio executes a man for a 1994 slaying :00

  • Owner of Akron area bar faces charges for allegedly letting minor dance topless 1:05

  • City of Toledo gives layoff notices to 125 police officers 1:40

  • PepsiCo plans to remove full-calorie sugary drinks from schools around the world over next two years 2:06

  • Gold medal gymnast who coaches in Columbus may be deported to her homeland 2:52

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:13 pm
    Tue March 16, 2010

    Ohio Republican proposes alternative campaign finance legislation

    Columbus, OH – Last week, two Democrats in the Ohio legislature proposed a bill setting new rules for campaign contributions in light of the recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling on corporate donations. Now a Republican is proposing an alternative plan. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    WCBE Stories
    12:12 pm
    Tue March 16, 2010

    President Obama pushes health care in Ohio

    Columbus, OH – President Obama continued to try to build momentum for passage of a health care reform bill yesterday with an appearance in Strongsville. Alison Holm reports

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:02 pm
    Tue March 16, 2010

    Fire investigators say a person is in custody after a series of fires in Grandview Heights--and--additional charges filed against man who punched child in head with fist full of keys, plus more in this Tuesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Fire investigators say a person is in custody after a series of fires in Grandview Heights :00

  • Additional charges filed against man who punched child in head with fist full of keys :28

  • Hundreds of OSU students turn out in honor of employee shot by subordinate :48

  • Child psychologists say parents should talk openly with kids about recent international natural disasters 1:17

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:33 pm
    Mon March 15, 2010

    U.S. Supreme Court not decided on whether to delay execution of Ohio inmate--and--newspaper reports nonprofits providing weatherization services often fail state inspections, plus more in this Monday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • U.S. Supreme Court not decided on whether to delay execution of Ohio inmate :00

  • Newspaper reports nonprofits providing weatherization services often fail state inspections :42

  • State lawmakers plan votes for major proposals this week 1:31

  • President Obama and Vice President Biden plan Ohio stops for fundraising events 3:11

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:58 am
    Mon March 15, 2010

    Man charged with shooting an officer at a west side apartment complex--and--Ohio becomes first state to take up federal challenge to insure most uninsured kids, plus more in this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Man charged with shooting an officer at a west side apartment complex

  • Searchers back out on Ohio River to search for man missing from sunken towboat :32

  • Ohio becomes first state to take up federal challenge to insure most uninsured kids :46

  • State lawmakers consider construction projects and DNA evidence testing program this week 1:44

  • OSU wins number two seed and will play UC Santa Barbara on Friday 3:03
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    Listener Requests
    10:57 am
    Mon March 15, 2010

    Passenger Rail Service

    Columbus, OH – The Environment Report's Lester Graham on the federal government's plan to improve the nation's railroads and passenger train service.

    Cinema Classics
    2:03 pm
    Sat March 13, 2010

    March 4, 2010 Cinema Classics: Horror Films

    A Cinema Classic: Horror Films

    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
    4:06 pm
    Fri March 12, 2010

    Funeral services scheduled for OSU maintenance worker and safety officials say change those smoke alarm batteries along with the time change. These stories and more in this newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:


  • Funeral services scheduled Sunday for OSU maintenance supervisor killed by an employee :00


  • Authorities charge Ohio man in the accident that injured Harry Reid's family 1:06


  • Tea Party endorses a candidate in state auditor's race 1:43


  • Fire officials say when you adjust those clocks, change the batteries in smoke alarms 4:54
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    WCBE Newscasts
    3:52 pm
    Fri March 12, 2010

    Flooding concerns in Ohio and insurance agents receive suspension notices due to printer error. These stories and more in this newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:


  • Flooding concerns in eastern Ohio :41


  • Democratic council member drops out of state race, gets new job 2:55


  • Officer in Essa case satisfied with outcome 4:25


  • Insurance agents mistakenly receive suspension notices 5:05


  • Browns sign veteran tight end 6:35
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    It's Movie Time
    3:08 pm
    Fri March 12, 2010

    March 12, 2010 It's Movie Time: Remember Me, The Ghost Writer, She's Out of My League

    Films reviewed: The Ghost Writer, Remember Me, She's Out of My League

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

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    On The Marquee
    12:11 pm
    Fri March 12, 2010

    March 14, 2010 On the Marquee

    New Releases Remember Me and The Ghost Writer, New DVDs Up in the Air and Old Dogs, 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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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:17 am
    Fri March 12, 2010

    2-thousand without power, plus Bexley home invasion suspect arrested. These and other stories in this Friday morning newscast.

    Columbus, Oh –

  • Two thousand Central Ohioans lose power:00

  • Suspect in Bexley home invasion arrested:19

  • Cleveland dispatcher charged with sexual assault:45

  • Columbus Detective dies behind the wheel1:01

  • Columbus man allegedly assaults kids with keys1:23

  • DNA shows executed murderer committed second slaying1:47

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:37 pm
    Thu March 11, 2010

    Nationwide settles fraud lawsuit, OSU janitor in murder-suicide concealed criminal record, Gahanna cop fired for speeding is reinstated -- these stories and more in this Thursday morning news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Nationwide settles fraud lawsuit

  • Obama pushes for climate bill resolution
  • :33

  • Enviro-conscious shoppers fail in other areas
  • 1:11

  • Cleveland offers film-industry loans
  • 4:47

  • OSU janitor in murder-suicide concealed criminal record
  • 5:14

  • Gahanna cop fired for speeding is reinstated
  • 6:19

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:08 pm
    Thu March 11, 2010

    Ohio SupCt to consider state gun law, Congress creeping closer to climate change bill, liquidator wins bid on Twinsburg Chrysler plant, bowling alleys want in on video lottery terminals -- these stories and more in this Thursday noon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio SupCt to consider state gun law
  • :29

  • US House leaders push to limit budget earmarks
  • 1:10

  • Congress creeping closer to climate change bill
  • 1:47

  • Canadian liquidator wins bid on Twinsburg Chrysler plant
  • 3:57

  • Westlake residents protest police shooting family dog
  • 4:30

  • Bowling alleys want in on video lottery terminals
  • 5:29

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:43 pm
    Thu March 11, 2010

    City authorizes new police cruisers, lights and camera, ACORN surrenders Ohio business license, Texas chain charges Kroger's stole Fuelperks idea -- these stories and more in this Thursday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • City authorizes new police cruisers, lights and camera

  • ACORN surrenders Ohio business license
  • 1:45

  • Texas chain charges Kroger's stold Fuelperks idea
  • 2:21

  • DNA confirms executed killer's tie to 1981 murder
  • 3:02

  • First Forbes non-American richest person; Wexner drops
  • 3:45

  • Flood watches begin in northern Ohio
  • 4:39

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    Movie Reviews
    3:43 pm
    Thu March 11, 2010

    Greenberg

    Unlikeable

    Because of Ben Stiller's titular character in Noah Baumbach's Greenberg, I have to reassess how important identifying with or sympathizing with the hero is in my criticism. Simply put, Roger Greenberg is not a likeable chap: For instance, he's sour about almost everything, to the extent that he has multiple complaint letters going to Starbucks, American Airlines, and like establishments.

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    Movie Reviews
    2:24 pm
    Thu March 11, 2010

    Hot Tub Time Machine

    A Cesspool of Comedic Cliches

    Jim, a breakfast buddy, suggests I open my review with a request for a time machine that would give me back the time I wasted watching this chronoclunker, Hot Tub Time Machine. Well, thanks, Jim, but this is my job, sometimes not pleasant.

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    Movie Reviews
    10:02 am
    Thu March 11, 2010

    White Ribbon

    Artful analysis of evil's origin

    "My God, why won't you just die?" The doctor to his mistress in White Ribbon.

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