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WCBE Newscasts
1:52 pm
Mon February 8, 2010

Federal drug agent aquitted of framing suspects, free tuition program opens again, feds commit funds to fight Asian carp, Cavs remove water fountains to fight flu -- in this Monday afternoon news.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Federal drug agent aquitted of framing suspects

  • Free tuition for alternative schools available
  • :43

  • Feds commit $78.5 million to fight Asian carp
  • 4:17

  • Cavs says they removed water fountains to fight flu
  • 4:56

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    Movie Reviews
    10:12 am
    Sun February 7, 2010

    The Last Station

    Operatic

    "Your works are the birthright of the Russian people." Vladimir Chertkov (Paul Giamatti) in The Last Station

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    On The Marquee
    2:26 pm
    Fri February 5, 2010

    February 7, 2010 On the Marquee

    New Releases Dear John and From Paris with Love, New DVDs Zombieland and Amelia, 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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    It's Movie Time
    12:49 pm
    Fri February 5, 2010

    February 5, 2010 It's Movie Time: Dear John, The Cider House Rules, Chocolat

    Films reviewed: Dear John, The Cider House Rules, Chocolat

    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
    12:42 pm
    Fri February 5, 2010

    Members of Ohio Congress are split on President Obama's promise to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell, and request by Cincinnati-based Chiquita Brands to dismiss lawsuit involving American missionaries is denied. This and more in Friday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Judge won't dismiss lawsuit involving American missionaries against Cincinnati-based Chiquita.:00

  • Brazilian court jails rancher accused of masterminding murder of Dayton nun in the rain forest. :36

  • Members of Ohio Congress are split on President Obama's promise to repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell. 1:10

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:56 am
    Fri February 5, 2010

    Police identify man killed in hit and run yesterday at Worthington Woods Blvd., and Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner has little on-hand cash for U.S. Senate campaign. This and more in Friday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Police identify man killed in hit and run yesterday at Worthington Woods Blvd. :00

  • Bond set for teacher at Upper Arlington school charged with gross sexual imposition. :26

  • Franklin County Commissioners name new director of Department of Animal Control. :50

  • Eighth-ranked OSU women's basketball beats Iowa 86-62 last night. 1:19

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    WCBE Stories
    10:39 am
    Fri February 5, 2010

    "Hitch" says firing no surprise

    Columbus, Oh – Thursday night the Columbus Blue Jackets won their first game under interim head coach Claude Noel. The Jackets beat Dallas on an empty-net goal by R.J. Umberger. Noel is taking over for Ken Hitchcock, who says he was not completely surprised by the team's decision to let him go. Alison Holm reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:46 pm
    Thu February 4, 2010

    State has executed man convicted of killing of Youngstown convenience store owner and clerk, and the number of newly-laid off workers filing unemployment claims rose unexpectedly last week. These stories and more in Thursday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State has executed man convicted of killing of Youngstown convenience store owner and clerk. :00

  • Number of newly-laid off workers filing unemployment claims rose unexpectedly last week. :29

  • Retailers report modest sales increases for January due to cautious post-holiday shoppers. 1:17

  • State Highway Patrol makes big marijuana bust after pulling car over for small traffic infraction. 1:59

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:45 pm
    Thu February 4, 2010

    Former Trotwood police officer shot and killed himself as Alabama police tried to arrest him, and sister of murder victim whose killer was executed today says the situation is a lesson to young people. This and more in Thursday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Former Trotwood police officer shot and killed himself as Alabama police tried to arrest him. :00

  • Sister of murder victim whose killer was executed today says the situation is a lesson to young people. :25

  • Sen. Sherrod Brown introduces bill to sidestep recent ruling that removes campaign donation limits. 1:08

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:18 pm
    Thu February 4, 2010

    Former Columbus Public Service Director may have committed criminal acts while serving as the head of Ohio Department of Public Safety.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's Inspector General says former Columbus Public Service Director Henry Guzman may have committed criminal acts in the way he conducted business while serving as the head of the Ohio Department of Public Safety. But some people think the Inspector General's report is based on a flawed and insufficient investigation. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:00 pm
    Thu February 4, 2010

    Ohio legislature approves putting $700 million bond package for Third Frontier jobs program on the May ballot.

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio legislature has approved placing a $700 million bond package to fund the Third Frontier high-tech jobs program before the voters in May. Backers say the four-year bond issue will continue funding a program that created 48,999 jobs since its launch in 2002. The program provides startup money for companies in targeted industries such as alternative energy, biomedicine and advanced materials. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:53 am
    Thu February 4, 2010

    State scheduled to execute convicted killer this morning after federal court rejected appeal, and teacher at Upper Arlington school is due in court today on gross sexual imposition charge. This and more in Thursday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State scheduled to execute convicted killer this morning after federal court rejected appeal. :00

  • Teacher at Upper Arlington school due in court today on gross sexual imposition charge. :24

  • Marysville officials identify man killed yesterday in fire that destroyed two homes. :45

  • Ohio legislature approves putting $700 million bond package for Third Frontier on May ballot. 1:03

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    Cinema Classics
    11:02 am
    Thu February 4, 2010

    February 4, 2010 Cinema Classics: Post-Apocalyptic Films

    A Cinema Classic: Post-Apocalyptic 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 Stories
    10:29 am
    Thu February 4, 2010

    Jackets Fire "Hitch"

    Columbus, Oh – The Columbus Blue Jackets fired Head Coach Ken Hitchcock Wednesday after another disasterous loss. Alison Holm reports.

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    WCBE Stories
    10:24 am
    Thu February 4, 2010

    Former Buckeye Talks Recruiting

    WCBE Stories
    10:13 am
    Thu February 4, 2010

    Former Buckeye Talks Recruiting

    Columbus, Ohio – Wednesday was national signing day, when hundreds of high school football players formally declare their college of choice. Ohio State signed 18 players, including two quarterbacks, two running backs, AND three defensive linemen. The Buckeyes signed nine in-state players, while Michigan signed 10 players from Ohio. Former Buckeye and NFL quarterback Mike Tomczak looks to help young athletes and their families in the decision-making process. Tomczak was a three-year starter who led the Buckeyes to a Big Ten championship and a Rose Bowl berth in 1984.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    4:43 pm
    Wed February 3, 2010

    Ohioans will vote on plan to borrow hundreds of millions for high-tech companies and researchers involved in Third Frontier program.

    Columbus, OH – It's now official-- Ohio voters will indeed decide the fate of a plan for the state to once again borrow hundreds of millions of dollars and funnel it to high-tech companies and university researchers. This is in hopes they'll create jobs. Legislators gave the final approval to a compromise version of the plan Wednesday afternoon. Details now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:39 pm
    Wed February 3, 2010

    Inaction by former Ohio Public Safety Department head allowed illegal immigrants to register cars and license plates, and Ohio environmental regulators violated Clean Air Act. These stories and more in Wednesday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Inaction by former Ohio Public Safety Department head allowed illegal immigrants to register cars and license plates. :00

  • Ohio environmental regulators violated Clean Air Act by allowing polluters to go without air-scrubbing technology. :39

  • Ohioans will vote on Third Frontier program to borrow hundreds of millions for high-tech companies and researchers. 1:15
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:26 pm
    Wed February 3, 2010

    State Highway Patrol takes broader look at attempted smuggling scheme in Bexley, and Ohio inmate transferred to Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in preparation for execution tomorrow. This and more in Wednesday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • One person dies in Marysville fire that destroyed two homes this morning. :00

  • State Highway Patrol takes broader look at attempted smuggling scheme in Bexley. :22

  • Ohio inmate transferred to Southern Ohio Correctional Facility for execution tomorrow. :55

  • Ohio Attorney General will go after scammers victimizing individuals and small companies. 1:23

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:11 pm
    Wed February 3, 2010

    Central Ohio Democrat running for Ohio Chief Justice when Ohioans vote this fall.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio voters will decide this fall who will lead the Ohio Supreme Court. Current Chief Justice Thomas Moyer will not be able to run for that post again because of age limits and one central Ohio Democrat is running for that seat. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

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