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1:00 pm
Sat May 30, 2009

Rahsaan Roland Kirk Music Scholarship Recipient

(from left to right) Northland H.S. Principal Duane Bland, Robert Dove, Candice Kirk and Jack Marchbanks

1st Recipient To Receive Scholarship

Columbus, OH – The Kirk family, the scholarship fund founder, Jack Marchbanks, and The Columbus Foundation were pleased to present Robert William Dove, a Columbus City Schools Class of 2009 senior at Northland High School, with an award letter officially recognizing Dove as the first winner of the Rahsaan Roland Kirk Music Scholarship.

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It's Movie Time
12:58 pm
Fri May 29, 2009

May 29, 2009 It's Movie Time: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Brothers Bloom, Up

Films reviewed: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Brothers Bloom, Up

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

Be sure to listen to On the Marquee, covering the latest movie releases, both on the screen and on DVD and Blu-ray, to be broadcast on Sundays at 9:01 AM, beginning June 7.

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WCBE Stories
12:50 pm
Fri May 29, 2009

Senator Brown aims to turn trash into energy

Columbus, OH – Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is taking the old saying about "one man's trash" literally, with yesterday's announcement of newly introduced legislation to encourage using trash to create energy, jobs, and a cleaner environment. Brown made his point by showing up at a central Ohio test project to make the announcement. WCBE's Alison Holm reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:48 pm
Fri May 29, 2009

Spanish prosecutor seeks warrents for three alleged former Nazi death camp guards in the U.S.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Workers at GM plant in Toledo approve contract concessions - :57

  • Ohio businesses push Congress to pass American Clean Energy and Security Act - 1:33

  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources will stock Grand Lake Saint Marys with fish to lure anglers - 3:08

  • Ohio works with 5 neighboring states to monitor bacteria levels in Ohio River - 3:53

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:41 pm
    Fri May 29, 2009

    Chrysler CEO says sale of most assets to Fiat will close today--and--owners of Blue Jackets want Franklin County to take over Nationwide Arena, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • New guidelines set how much weight women should gain during pregnancy -

  • American Cancer Society says death rate from cancer is in decline for 15th straight year -

  • Columbus Schools explore allowing a Maryland company to take over portions of food-service department -

  • Mary Jo Kilroy announces $6.7 million project to make Columbus federal courthouse energy efficient -

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:40 pm
    Thu May 28, 2009

    Trailer owner reaches plea deal in deaths; state court refuses to delay execution; Blue Jackets want new landlord; drag racing crackdown proposed -- these stories and more in this Thursday afternoon news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Trailer landlord reaches plea deal in deaths

  • Supreme Court refuses to delay Daniel wilson's execution
  • :31

  • Jackets owners want sin tax increase to fund county arena takeover
  • 1:11

  • Drag racing proposal introduced in state legislature
  • 2:01

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    WCBE Stories
    9:32 pm
    Thu May 28, 2009

    Senator Brown announces new legislation, lauds SWACO program

    Columbus, Ohio – US Senator Sherrod Brown praises Central Ohio program, announces new legislation.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:23 pm
    Thu May 28, 2009

    New case of bacterial meningitis; new programs helps with electric bills; gas prices up, and advocates for poor mothers plead with Senate -- these stories and morning in this Thursday morning news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • New case of bacterial meningitis

  • Governor tours with education reform plan
  • 1:15

  • New programs helps with electric bills
  • 3:28

  • 3 Ohio students makethe cut at national spelling bee
  • 5:45

  • Gas prices going up in Ohio
  • 8:50

  • Advocates for poor mothers plead with Senate for funds
  • 10:03

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:06 pm
    Thu May 28, 2009

    Foreclosures hit those with good credit; unemployment rate slows; hydrogen-powered cars face cuts -- these stories and more in this Thursday noon newscast.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Foreclosures hit those with good credit
  • :12

  • Unemployment rate slows
  • 2:23

  • Development of hydrogen-powered cars face cuts
  • 3:30

  • P&G projects slow-to-no growth
  • 4:29

  • Coroner reports judge died of overdose
  • 5:38

  • Cancer death rate declining
  • 6:14

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    Cinema Classics
    4:20 pm
    Wed May 27, 2009

    May 28, 2009 Cinema Classics: Robots

    Robots in Film

    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
    12:21 pm
    Wed May 27, 2009

    Columbus man pleads guilty to manslaughter of nephew left alone with AK-47, plus more in this afternoon newcast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus police chief releases budget projection detailing lowest police force in 17 years - 1:13

  • Ohio lawmaker decides against private meetings between Republican and Democrats trying to cut the state budget - 3:14

  • Funding is in jeopardy for nurses who visit homes of children at risk of abuse- 3:44

  • Republican campaigns for the 2010 governor nomination continue to heat up - 4:26

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    On The Marquee
    10:56 am
    Wed May 27, 2009

    May 29, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Up and The Brothers Bloom, New DVDs New in Town and Killshot, and More

    On the Marquee is a weekly podcast, highlighting the week's movie releases?both in theaters and on DVD.

    For the latest updates, become a fan on Facebook.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 pm
    Tue May 26, 2009

    Columbus police chief says failure to pass tax increase could lead to nearly 300 officers being laid off--and--Ohio's statewide unemployment rate hits double digits for first month in quarter century, more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio is not among 20 states where bans on toxic chemical in baby bottles are under development - 1:30

  • Recent study shows how much energy is used in bottling water - 2:24

  • Erie County judge will not delay hearing on whether NCAA is violating a legal ruling - 3:20

  • May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month as pollen counts rise - 4:24

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:42 am
    Tue May 26, 2009

    Sheriff's office says woman who returned home from Iraq killed in husband's murder-suicide--and--eagles scouts discover mercury at a pumping station in Columbus, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Three teenagers who climbed onto the roof of Marion Juvenile Correctional Facility come down on their own accord - :38

  • 19 Ohio students will compete in the national spelling bee in Washington D.C. - 1:07

  • Ohio House and Senate unanimously pass law to allow 16 year-olds to donate blood with parental consent - 2:21

  • Lawmaker's plan to discuss $54 billion state budget, gay rights, domestic violence, and a 200 year-old war - 3:02

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:35 am
    Tue May 26, 2009

    FDA changes may not waylay consumer fears

    Columbus, OH – In the wake of this year's tainted peanut butter outbreak that killed more than half a dozen people, including one in Ohio, Congress is poised to approve changes to the Food and Drug Administration. Lawmakers say they want to give the public more confidence in the safety of the food supply. But some people doubt lawmakers will be able to make real change. Julie Grant reports.

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    Movie Reviews
    11:14 am
    Tue May 26, 2009

    My Life in Ruins

    A midlin' tour

    "A good traveller is something at the latter end of a

    dinner; but one that lies three thirds and uses a

    known truth to pass a thousand nothings with, should

    be once heard and thrice beaten." Shakespeare, All's Well that Ends Well

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:23 pm
    Fri May 22, 2009

    Ohio's unemployment rate reaches 10% for first time in over 25 years--and--judge freezes sale of foreclosed homes owned by Wells Fargo Bank in Cleveland, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Triple A expects more travel this Memorial Day compared to last year - 3:12

  • Memorial Day travelers to pay the highest gas rate of the year - 4:19

  • Ohio amusement park operators worry about weekend turnout amid the recession - 4:56

  • Outdoor attractions has health officials educating about the dangers of skin cancer - 5:42

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:50 am
    Fri May 22, 2009

    House committee approves nationwide limits on greenhouse gas emissions--and--United Auto Workers union strikes deal with GM to cut wages and change retiree healthcare, plus more in the morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Smog warning issued in six mid-Ohio counties - :00

  • More than 1/3 of payday lending officies in Ohio have closed since losing the November ballot - 2:46

  • Ohio health officials investigate probable case of H-1-N-1 at OSU - 4:16

  • NASA waits for break in Florida rainy weather so that space shuttle Atlantis can return on schedule - 5:58

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:46 am
    Fri May 22, 2009

    High school dropout prevention summit to visit Cleveland

    Columbus, OH – Retired U.S. army general and former secretary of state Colin Powell formed the group America's Promise to combat the nation's high school dropout rate, which he calls a national catastrophe. The group is holding dropout prevention summits in areas with the worst graduation rates. One of those events takes place Friday and Saturday in Cleveland. Kymberli Hagelberg of member station WCPN in Cleveland reports.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:36 am
    Fri May 22, 2009

    Ohio's wine industry flourishes amid recession

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's wine-making industry is thriving amid the recession. Tana Weingartner of member station WUMB in Oxford reports.

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