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WCBE Newscasts
7:26 pm
Thu May 21, 2009

Sixth columbus case of swine flu, new protocol for lethal injection, baby falcons ot be banded, and career colleges campaign for funds -- these stories and more in this Thursday morning news

Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • City unions endorse income tax request

  • sixth columbus case of swine flu
  • >1:04

  • violence continues in juvenile lockups
  • 2:35

  • baby falcons to be banded
  • 7:13

  • career colleges campaign for funds
  • 10:30

  • Columbus City Schools celebrate and revise mentor program
  • 12:04

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    It's Movie Time
    10:03 am
    Thu May 21, 2009

    May 22, 2009 It's Movie Time: Terminator Salvation, Paris 36

    Films reviewed: Terminator Salvation, Paris 36

    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, John and Kristin's weekly podcast about new releases on the screen and DVD.

    And, for the latest updates, become a fan of It's Movie Time on Facebook.

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    On The Marquee
    4:05 pm
    Wed May 20, 2009

    May 22, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Terminator Salvation and Dance Flick, New DVDs Fanboys and Valkyrie, 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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    Cinema Classics
    3:09 pm
    Wed May 20, 2009

    May 21, 2009 Cinema Classics: Nature Documentaries

    A Cinema Classic: Nature Documentaries

    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
    12:19 pm
    Wed May 20, 2009

    Ohio's largest egg producer will pay $300,000 for water pollution, plus more in this noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • AEP files application with Maryland regulators to run a high-voltage, multi-state power line - :42

  • Bicycalist groups push for new "three feet" rule to protect cycalists - 1:21

  • New statistics suggest Ohio motorists are being safer at railroad crossings - 2:00

  • Cleveland Urban League to close after 92 years of service - 3:45

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:16 am
    Wed May 20, 2009

    Feds, state and local law enforcement arrest 10 people in Columbus for crack cocaine and weapons trafficking--and--lawmakers want Ohio to join 32 other states in raising speed limits to 70 mph, plus more in the morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • More than 300 horse-related specialists rally at statehouse in favor of legalizing slot machines at race tracks - 1:07

  • Ohio jury decides city of Canton owes $2 million in lawsuit over the death of a victim of police beating - 3:47

  • OSU study shows smoking bans do not cause job loss in bars and restaurants - 4:58

  • Back-to-back 9th inning home runs help Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians - 7:20

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:37 pm
    Tue May 19, 2009

    Columbus SWAT officer cleared, Ford reopens Brook Park plant, "early college" high schools show success; these stories and more on this Tuesday noon newscast.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Columbus SWAT officer cleared in fatal shooting :23

  • Ford re-opens Brook Park plant 2:54

  • study shows students falling behind in bioscience 4:18

  • "early college" high schools show success 5:06

  • former OSU player given more time to challenge arrest 6:01

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    WCBE Stories
    11:38 am
    Tue May 19, 2009

    Columbus City Council tries to plug budget hole

    Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night approved legislation proposed by Mayor Michael Coleman to cover a $16 million hole in this year's city budget. More on the legislation from WCBE's Jim Letizia.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:32 am
    Tue May 19, 2009

    Ohio man accused of joining Al Qaeda will serve his sentence in a medium-security prison--and--U.S. House committee begins consideration of a bill to address global warming, plus more in the morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Astronauts aboard Atlantis space shuttle to toss Hubble Space Telescope back into orbit - 1:15

  • 1,000 jobs may be brought to city thanks to new tax breaks for two companies - 2:05

  • Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley ask permission to repay a combined $20 billion in federal bailout money - 4:10

  • Liberal policy group asks OSU's Gordon Gee to donate his stock in a company that practices mountaintop removal coal mining - 5:45

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:05 am
    Mon May 18, 2009

    Ohio officials scrap plan to issue new license plate standards--and--Summit County mayors urge voters to fight a recall vote on mayor of Akron, plus more in the morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Auction means elecricity bill for northern Ohioans could decrease by 15% - :29

  • Top House Republican says Speaker Pelosi should provide evidence she was misled by the CIA - 3:41

  • Housing discrimination complaints rise from the disabled in northeast Ohio - 6:14

  • Toledo mayor asks residents to help mow grass in city parks - 6:58

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    Movie Reviews
    4:33 pm
    Fri May 15, 2009

    Up

    A Summer Upper

    "The thirst for adventure is the vent which Destiny offers; a war, a crusade, a gold mine, a new country, speak to the imagination and offer swing and play to the confined powers." Ralph Waldo Emerson


    Let's play a little game: What's the common denominator of these Pixar films?

    Toy Story

    A Bugs Life

    Toy Story 2

    Monsters, Inc.

    Finding Nemo

    The Incredibles

    Cars

    Ratatouille

    Wall E

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:22 pm
    Fri May 15, 2009

    Assistant Director of Ohio's prisons nomiated for Illinois Dept of Corrections--and--Ohio nurses head to D.C., plus more in the noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Former state government attorney in Montana faces extradition to Ohio for stealing from American Motorcyclist Association - :00

  • Abercrombie & Fitch reports 24% sales loss - 2:36

  • Michelin North America agrees to settlement with Ohio over false advertising claims - 3:06

  • Westerville bans hats, sunglasses, and cell phones in banks - 3:34

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    WCBE Stories
    11:38 am
    Fri May 15, 2009

    City of Columbus tries to foil metal thieves

    Columbus, OH – The City of Columbus is considering changing its law regulating scrap-metal sales at local yards to include a provision that is in place in the city of Akron. At a city council hearing last night, George Speaks with the Columbus Safety Department said the proposal involves home plumbing. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:34 am
    Fri May 15, 2009

    60 year-old Vietnam vet becomes oldest soldier to die in the Iraq War--and--GM says it will sell most of its assets and liquidate the rest if it must seek bankruptcy protection, plus more in the morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • A city school board will ask voters to approve the same levy voted down on May 5th - 1:09

  • NASA astronauts prepare to install six new gyroscopes into the Hubble Space Telescope - 1:48

  • H-1-N-1 infection count in Columbus hits 5 - 2:48

  • House minority leader John Boehner dismisses House Speaker Pelosi's account of her knowledge of torture techniques - 4:20

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:50 pm
    Thu May 14, 2009

    Ohio Attornery General indicted-- two more cases of swine flu confirmed-- These stories and more on Thursdays afternoon newscast

    Columbus, OH –

  • Ohio Attorney General indicted on ten criminal charges :00
  • Two more cases of swine flu confirmed in Ohio 1:59
  • Face painted children developed skin rashes 3:08
  • Fifteen people laid off in Montgomery County Sheriff office 3:51
  • Toxic waste removal apart of Great Lakes restoration 4:54
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    Movie Reviews
    4:37 pm
    Thu May 14, 2009

    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian

    Not the big leagues.

    Larry Daley (Ben Stiller): "This is the Smithsonian! This is the big leagues!"

    Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian is not the big leagues of comedy; in fact it is bush league, and I don't mean even made for Dick Cheney. It's a silly sequel to the original Night: Former guard at the Museum of Natural History, Larry Daley, returns after becoming successful to free his artifact friends from being moved to The Smithsonian Museum.

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    Movie Reviews
    2:51 pm
    Thu May 14, 2009

    Goodbye Solo

    Tense and Beautiful

    "The basis of optimism is sheer terror." Oscar Wilde


    The two improbable "travelers" in Patrice Leconte's Man on the Train seem like old men at a nursing home compared to the dynamic layers of regret and hope between Senegalese cab driver Solo (Souleymane Sy Savane) and grizzled old man William (Red West)in Goodbye Solo. Solo takes him on several rides in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, culminating in a life-changing one in the Smokey Mountains.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    2:20 pm
    Thu May 14, 2009

    Columbus detective violates protective order-- Astronauts perform first of five spacewalks this morning-- These stories and more on Thursday afternoon newscast

    Columbus, OH –

  • Circleville man convicted of 1990 murder :00
  • Columbus detective violates protection order obtained by ex-wife :23
  • Drug agent pleads not guilty to alleged claims of fraiming 17 people :48
  • Astronauts preform first of five spacewalks this morning 1:01
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    Cinema Classics
    2:15 pm
    Thu May 14, 2009

    May 14, 2009 Cinema Classics: Star Trek

    A Cinema Classic: Star Trek

    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
    2:02 pm
    Thu May 14, 2009

    Massive layoffs coming this summer-- Financial advisor accused stealing 2.7 million-- These stories and more on Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

  • 23 hundred jobs to be eliminated this summer :00
  • Financial advisor pleads guilty of stealing 2.7 million from two clients :17
  • Ohio bill approved requiring schools teach about unhealty relationships :44
  • Wet spring causes delay in corn crops 1:19
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