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Ohio Public Radio
12:29 pm
Thu February 11, 2010

Former Columbus City Council member Maryellen O'Shaughnessy will run for Ohio Secretary of State in November, her fourth run for different political offices in ten years.

Columbus, OH – Former Columbus City Council member Maryellen O'Shaughnessy says she will run for a fourth different political office in ten years this coming November. The Democrat says she will run for Secretary of State this year, with the backing of her party and Gov. Ted Strickland. O'Shaughnessy previously sought seats in Congress and on the Franklin County commission. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

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Ohio Public Radio
12:19 pm
Thu February 11, 2010

Speaker of Ohio House changes mind about giving legislative resolution of congratulations for teen who won oratory competition with anti-abortion speech.

Columbus, OH – The speaker of the Ohio House has changed his mind about whether a teenager who won an anti-abortion oratory competition may receive a legislative resolution of congratulations on the House floor. But Armond Budish, who is also pro-choice on abortion, insists he's sticking with his basic stand that controversial resolutions should not be handed out that way. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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Cinema Classics
12:04 pm
Thu February 11, 2010

February 11, 2010 Cinema Classics: Harrison Ford

A Cinema Classic: Harrison Ford

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
11:30 am
Thu February 11, 2010

City reaches settlement with Lewis family

Columbus, Oh – Attorneys for the teen wrongfully charged in the shooting death of his twin brother have reached a 950-thousand dollar legal settlement with the city of Columbus. Jim Letizia reports.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:52 pm
Wed February 10, 2010

Human trafficking commission to release report, Cavs consider restoring arena fountains, NASA Glenn leader says he leaves a strong agency -- these stories and more in this Wednesday noon news.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Human trafficking commission to release report

  • Governor defends passenger rail proposal
  • 1:13

  • Cavs consider restoring arena fountains
  • 2:07

  • Columbus Zoo aids smuggled parrots
  • 2:44

  • New system could help utilities with green PR
  • 3:19

  • NASA Glenn leader moves on, says center has bright future
  • 5:29

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:07 pm
    Tue February 9, 2010

    City renews Community Crime Patrol contract, ACLU sides with anti-abortion activists -- these stories and more in this Tuesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • City renews Community Crime Patrol contract

  • ACLU sides with anti-abortion activists
  • 1:16

  • Drop-side cribs recalled
  • 3:02

  • Physician urges caution shovelling snow
  • 3:44

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:34 pm
    Tue February 9, 2010

    Ohio man arrested after walking through a checkpoint at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport--and--residents of a Columbus neighborhood hope to overturn a city council vote, plus more in this Tuesday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio man arrested after walking through a security checkpoint at the Detroit Metropolitan Airport :00

  • Residents of a Northeast Columbus neighborhood hope to overturn a City Council vote tomorrow :26

  • Brother of physician charged with killing his wife now says the doctor confessed 1:06

  • Michigan Governor admits cost of keeping Asian carp out of Great Lakes is more than federal government offers 1:47

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 pm
    Tue February 9, 2010

    Columbus police investigate shooting that may have caused a three-vehicle crash--and--Worthington City Council approves half percent income tax hike on May ballot, plus more in this Tuesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus police investigate shooting that may have caused a three-vehicle crash :00

  • Worthington City Council approves half percent income tax hike on May ballot :22

  • Governor Strickland and law enforcement officers pay respect for dead state highway patrol trooper :50

  • Congressman Kucinich wants to put the public option back on the table 1:50

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:13 pm
    Tue February 9, 2010

    Why are Tea Party members designated Republican?

    Columbus, OH – Some local, state and federal candidates are backed by members of what's known as the tea party. But most likely, when voters go to the polls on election day, they will see the tea party candidates designated as part of the Republican party. In the last of her two part series, Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles explains why.

    WCBE Newscasts
    10:11 am
    Tue February 9, 2010

    Columbus firefighter in critical condition after collapsing inside a home that caught fire--and--authorities near Cincinnati say neighbors helped rescue a parapalegic woman from an apartment fire, plus more in this Monday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus firefighter remains in critical condition after collapsing side a home that caught fire :33

  • Authorities near Cincinnati say neighbors helped rescue a parapalegic woman from an apartment fire :45

  • City of Columbus to hold the first of three planned community forums on downtown development 1:06

  • Metroparks officials in Dayton end annual Riverblast Summer Festival citing high costs 2:20

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:07 am
    Tue February 9, 2010

    Authorities frustrated with illegal prescription drug trade as lethality rises--and--health officials in Cleveland may place stickers in restaurant windows to show compliance with food safety codes, plus more in this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Authorities in southern Ohio frustrated with illegal prescription drug trade as lethality rises :00

  • Health officials in Cleveland may place stickers in restaurant windows to show compliance with food safety codes :38

  • Advocacy groups on both sides upset over Ohio lawmaker's plan to make introducing ballot issues more difficult 1:23

  • Volunteers caring for malnourished horses say the animals are starting to recover 3:06

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    Movie Reviews
    4:28 pm
    Mon February 8, 2010

    Shutter Island

    Not as good as his greats.

    Martin Scorsese's Shutter Island reminds me of Hitchcock's successful Vertigo, Psycho, and most of all, Spellbound, without the success. The mentally unstable characters who provided Hitchcock hints of utter depravity in those classics in Shutter Island mainly serve facile plot twists.

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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
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  • 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.

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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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