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WCBE Newscasts
12:33 pm
Mon February 1, 2010

Authorities investigate couple found dead outside their home in below-freezing cold--and--state lawsuit filed against Columbus-based auto repair shop for violating consumer protection laws, plus more in this Monday afternoon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Authorities investigate couple found dead outside their home in below-freezing cold :00

  • State attorney general files lawsuit against Columbus-based auto repair shop for violating consumer protection laws :39

  • Officials say they don't have the resources to utilize information from Ohio trauma patient registry 1:13

  • Lawmakers negotiate over how many hundreds of millions of dollars to borrow to create high tech jobs 1:46

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    WCBE Stories
    11:55 am
    Mon February 1, 2010

    Nationwide Children's Hospital joins cancer research project

    Columbus, OH – Nationwide Children's Hospital has been tapped to participate in a national cancer research project, solidifying central Ohio's role as a leader in the emerging medical field of bio-banking. Alison Holm reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:52 am
    Mon February 1, 2010

    Farm where agents found 37 malnourished horses has history of complaints--and--program providing jobs to Ohio inmates will receive budget cuts, plus more in this Monday morning newscast

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Farm where agents found 37 malnourished horses has history of complaints :00

  • Program providing jobs to Ohio inmates will receive budget cuts :42

  • Phasing out Ohio's graduated state income tax will be focus in this week's legislature :57

  • Ohio gas prices down more than 15 cents since January 1st 2:19

  • Ohio State honors 1960 championship team 2:47
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    Ohio Public Radio
    4:51 pm
    Fri January 29, 2010

    Ohio lawmakers look to close legal loopholes that allow domestic violence and cost the state more than a billion dollars each year.

    Columbus, OH – Domestic violence remains second on a list of top crimes in Ohio, and costs the state more than a billion dollars a year in medical and other services for victims. Two state lawmakers are sponsoring bills to close loopholes in the legal system that allow domestic violence to happen. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:48 pm
    Fri January 29, 2010

    Ohio Supreme Court halts Henry County judge's order barring media from reporting on murder trial, and parents of some Columbus Schools students received warning letters following attempted abduction. This and more in Friday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio Supreme Court halts Henry County judge's order barring media from reporting on murder trial. :00

  • Parents of some Columbus Schools students received warning letters following attempted abduction. :23

  • Ohio teacher and teacher's aide accused of humiliating long-haired student had received reprimands. :45

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    It's Movie Time
    2:15 pm
    Fri January 29, 2010

    January 29, 2010 It's Movie Time: Edge of Darkness, When in Rome

    Films reviewed: Edge of Darkness, When in Rome

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

    Be sure to listen on Sunday mornings at 9:01 to On the Marquee, John and Kristin's weekly broadcast covering the latest movie releases, both on the screen and on DVD and Blu-ray.

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    On The Marquee
    1:16 pm
    Fri January 29, 2010

    January 31, 2010 On the Marquee

    New Releases Edge of Darkness and When in Rome, New DVDs Whip It and Surrogates, 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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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:38 pm
    Fri January 29, 2010

    Petition to force vote on shelved plan to put video slots at racetracks falls short on signatures, but given more time.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner says a petition to force a vote on the governor's shelved plan to put video slot machines at racetracks has fallen short of the required number of valid signatures needed to make the November ballot. But the group behind the petition drive is being given more time to make up the shortfall. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:34 pm
    Fri January 29, 2010

    State highway patrol official relieved of duties in fallout over alleged smuggling plot, and City of Columbus will spend more money on employee insurance coverage this year. This and more in Friday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State highway patrol official relieved of duties in fallout over alleged smuggling plot. :00

  • Black pepper is possible cause of salmonella outbreak in several states including Ohio. :39

  • City of Columbus will spend more money on employee insurance coverage this year. 1:13

  • Governors of three Great Lakes states will participate in meeting to stop Asian Carp. 1:50

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:58 am
    Fri January 29, 2010

    State budget currently aided by several billion federal dollars, but critics worry about next year.

    Columbus, OH – The state budget is currently being aided by several billion dollars from the federal government. Some critics say that means next year, when a new budget needs to be crafted, it will have a multi-billion dollar hold because the federal money will evaporate. Governor Ted Strickland says that's not necessarily true, and he's seeking a renewal of that federal bailout. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:51 am
    Fri January 29, 2010

    Newark police searching for handcuffed suspect who escaped from deputy's cruiser, and House Republicans say the nation can't afford policies outlined in State of the Union. These stories and more in Friday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Newark police searching for handcuffed suspect who escaped from deputy's cruiser. :00

  • Upper Arlington police arrest suspect in a two-month string of home burglaries. :30

  • Man shot by two officers will face assault charges for accelerating toward bicycles. :53

  • Coal industry and electric utilities working on "clean coal" technology in West Virginia. 1:18

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:17 pm
    Thu January 28, 2010

    Death row inmate seeks new trial, mixed reaction to train stimulus award, and regional air traffic down -- in this Thursday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Death row inmate seeks new trial

  • Mixed reaction to train stimulus award
  • 1:06

  • Regional air traffic down
  • 4:42

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    Cinema Classics
    1:56 pm
    Thu January 28, 2010

    January 21, 2010: Jeff Bridges

    A Cinema Classic: Jeff Bridges

    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
    12:36 pm
    Thu January 28, 2010

    Cuyahoga County judge denies change of venue request for accused Cleveland serial killer, and Ohio death row inmate asks state Supreme Court to delay execution while he seeks new trial. This and more in Thursday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Cuyahoga County judge denies change of venue request for accused Cleveland serial killer. :00

  • Death row inmate asks Ohio Supreme Court to delay execution while he seeks new trial. :19

  • State Highway Patrol tipped woman suspected of smuggling contraband to prison inmates. :50

  • Campaign finance reports shows gubernatorial candidate John Kasich has $4 million on hand. 1:25

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:39 am
    Thu January 28, 2010

    Two more defendants in racketeering case against Pagans Motorcycle Club plead guilty, and Ohio trucker is accused of beating fellow driver to death in tractor-trailer cab on I-90. This and more in Thursday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Two more defendants in racketeering case against Pagans Motorcycle Club plead guilty. :00

  • Ohio trucker accused of beating fellow driver to death in tractor-trailer cab on I-90. :22

  • Police say Ohio truck driver was watching pornography on laptop when involved in fatal crash. :44

  • OSU men's basketball beat Iowa last night for fourth straight victory and second road win. 1:17

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:50 pm
    Wed January 27, 2010

    Ohio Supreme Court upholds law making it illegal to send pornographic material to minors, and Columbus casino move will be on the ballot. These stories and more in Wednesday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Southwest Ohio woman files lawsuit against teacher and aide for humiliating long-haired son. :00

  • Ohio Supreme Court upholds law making it illegal to send pornographic material to minors. :40

  • Issue of moving Columbus casino location from Arena District to west side will be on the ballot. 1:08

  • Former owner of original casino location returns about $100,000 in state clean-up money. 2:32

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:33 pm
    Wed January 27, 2010

    State lawmakers may need to change campaign finance laws following recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling.

    Columbus, OH – State lawmakers may need to make some changes to campaign finance laws following a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling, which allowed corporations and unions to spend as much money as they wish to support or oppose political candidates. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:30 pm
    Wed January 27, 2010

    Former owner of possible Columbus casino site returns about $100,000 in environmental clean-up money, and City of Columbus receives $2.5 million federal grant for second phase of new traffic signal system. This and more in Wednesday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Former owner of possible Columbus casino site returns about $100,000 in clean-up money. :00

  • City of Columbus receives $2.5 million federal grant for second phase of new traffic signal system. :43

  • Ohio Supreme Court says law designed to protect kids from pornography applies to chat rooms. 1:41

  • State lawmakers may need to change campaign finance laws following U.S. Supreme Court ruling. 2:28

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:52 am
    Wed January 27, 2010

    Suburban Cincinnati Police Chief dies after being found inside cruiser during investigation, and Community Shelter Board attempts to count number of homeless people in Columbus. These stories and more in Wednesday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus police ask for help solving yesterday's shooting, the seventh homicide of 2010. :00

  • Suburban Cincinnati Police Chief dies after being found inside cruiser during investigation. :22

  • Ohio appeals court overturns ruling of unlicensed teen who drove drunk in fatal crash. :44

  • Community Shelter Board attempts to count number of homeless people in Columbus. 1:33

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:49 am
    Wed January 27, 2010

    Gov. Strickland's State of the State speech draws divided reaction.

    Columbus, OH – The governor's speech drew mixed reviews from Ohio legislators with reaction divided pretty much along party lines. Statehouse Correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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