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Ohio Public Radio
12:38 pm
Thu December 31, 2009

Starting in 2010, Ohioans can use new Web site to help choose which hospital best fits their needs.

Columbus, OH – Beginning in 2010, Ohioans who are about to go to the hospital will have a new way to choose which one. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:35 pm
Thu December 31, 2009

Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport temporarily cleared terminal this morning after security breach, and starting in 2010, Ohioans can use new Web site to help choose hospital to best fit their needs. This and more in Thursday's noon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky Airport temporarily cleared terminal this morning after security breach. :00

  • Attorney aboard Christmas Day flight say FBI investigators did not take his concerns seriously. :23

  • Air travelers say it's necessary for airports to use full-body scanners that can see through clothing. 1:02

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:01 pm
    Thu December 31, 2009

    Despite frequent political differences, roughly a dozen standalone bills passed in Ohio legislature this year.

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio legislature passed roughly a dozen standalone bills this year, and some smaller measures were consolidated in the bills that became law. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen previously reported on measures that did not become law. In this report, Jo Ingles examines measures that did become law.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:57 am
    Thu December 31, 2009

    Many of 2009's controversial proposals languished in state legislature over political differences

    Columbus, OH – Republicans control the Ohio Senate and Democrats control the Ohio House. That's one reason why many controversial proposals languished in the legislature in 2009. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the latest of a series of reports on the year in state government.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:47 am
    Thu December 31, 2009

    Mayor Michael Coleman discusses future of light rail system in central Ohio, and many of 2009's controversial bills languished in state legislature over political differences.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Winner backs out on bid for motorized bar stool auctioned to pay back child support. :00

  • Many of 2009's controversial bills languished in state legislature over political differences. :21

  • Florida pastor who took in runaway Columbus teen didn't know it was against the law. 4:55

  • Ohio State and Riverside hospitals report rash of defibrillator thefts in recent weeks. 5:24

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    Cinema Classics
    11:45 am
    Thu December 31, 2009

    December 31, Jan 2, 2009 Cinema Classics: Rollerball

    A Cinema Classic: Rollerball


    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
    10:53 am
    Thu December 31, 2009

    Coleman talks transportation

    WCBE Newscasts
    4:41 pm
    Wed December 30, 2009

    Former Ohio police chief sentenced to jail time for break-in at home of celebrities' surrogate mother, and State Auditor Mary Taylor launches self-initiated performance audit of Ohio Lottery. This and more in Wednesday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Former Ohio police chief sentenced to jail time for break-in at home of celebrities' surrogate mother. :00

  • State Auditor Mary Taylor launches self-initiated performance audit of Ohio Lottery. :31

  • Hearing reveals Ohio teacher accused of burning students' arms also surveyed students on religion. 1:40

  • Ohio's busy H1N1 flu hotline going offline today until Monday Jan. 4. 2:19
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 pm
    Wed December 30, 2009

    Woman charged with vehicular homicide in crash killing nativity scene spectator at Ohio church, and Mayor Michael Coleman criticizes backlash against city's handling of parking meter rate increases. This and more in Wednesday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Woman charged with vehicular homicide in crash killing nativity scene spectator at Ohio church. :00

  • Ohio teacher accused of burning cross image onto students' arms also surveyed them about religion. :40

  • Mayor Michael Coleman criticizes backlash against city's handling of parking meter rate increases. 1:22

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    WCBE Stories
    12:05 pm
    Wed December 30, 2009

    Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman explains need for convention-style hotel downtown and city's deal with the county to finance construction.

    Columbus, OH – In his 2007 State of the City speech, Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman said the city must have a new convention-style hotel downtown. This year, plans were announced to build such a facility near the convention center. In the latest installment of his end of the year interview with Jim Letizia, Coleman explains why the hotel is necessary and the deal with the county to finance construction in exchange for revenue to purchase new parking meters.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:57 am
    Wed December 30, 2009

    Mayor Coleman discusses possibility of enacting new tax to fund purchase of Nationwide Arena, and Delaware City Council approves budget cutting one firefighter and two police officers. This and more in Wednesday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Mayor Coleman discusses possibility of enacting new tax to fund purchase of Nationwide Arena. :00

  • Delaware City Council approves budget cutting one firefighter and two police officers. 2:58

  • Warrensville Heights needed to cut jobs to fix budget, even with approved tax levy last May. 3:35

  • Two state bills give tax benefits to special sports interests without evidence of economic benefit. 4:23

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    WCBE Stories
    11:48 am
    Tue December 29, 2009

    Coleman talks casino

    WCBE Newscasts
    9:10 pm
    Mon December 28, 2009

    Ohio wants snowbirds for the census, Ohio solar companies see sunny future, lawmakers look to level playing field for baseball teams' taxes -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State to track kids kindergarten to college

  • Ohio wants snowbirds for the census:34

  • Ohio solar companies see sunny future2:17

  • More stimulus funds available3:24

  • Lawmakers look to level playing field for baseball teams' taxes4:10

  • Restored streetcar on display in Cleveland5:03

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:59 pm
    Mon December 28, 2009

    USDA giving dairy farmers green grants, Cleveland and Cincinnati look at layoffs, cutting benefits, Historical Society cutting hours -- these stories and more in this Monday noon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Jackson Township murder-suicide identified

  • New policy will track kids kindergarten to college :23

  • More farmers looking for support 1:01

  • USDA to give dairy farmers green grants 1:33

  • Cleveland, Cincinnati to cut jobs benefits 2:31

  • Columbus personnel cuts will not be restored 3:38

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    WCBE Stories
    8:39 pm
    Mon December 28, 2009

    Columbus and the tax increase 2009

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:48 pm
    Mon December 28, 2009

    Two officer-involved shootings under investigation, disposing of holiday trees, redeeming gift cards -- these stories and more in this Monday morning news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

    Two officer-involved shootings under investigation

    Date set for columbus lawyers money laundering trial 1:00

    H1N1 vacine coverage, availability increasing 1:34

    Disposing holiday trees 2:57

    Environmental group threatens to sue government 6:43

    Long-delayed Cincinnati riverfront development 7:41

    Bengals clinch playofff berth 8:15

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:45 pm
    Wed December 23, 2009

    Pastor who helped runaway teen ignored law, second man indicted in sex trafficking case, time running out for free donations -- these stories and more in this Wednesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Pastor who helped runaway teen ignored law

  • Loraine police highlight attempted abductions:41

  • Second man indicted in sex trafficking case1:06

  • Time running out for free donations1:46

  • Budget cuts limit treatment options for Rx drug abuse4:39

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:36 pm
    Wed December 23, 2009

    Man killed in auto lot robbery identified, number of travellers up, Cleveland library fails to pay into pension system -- these stories and more in this Wednesday noon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Man killed in car lot robbery identified

  • More Americans travelling farther this holiday1:10

  • Voters retain Elyria mayor in recall election3:47

  • Berea police say someone shooting vehicles4:12

  • BBB warns consumers to check charities4:50

  • Cleveland library docked for pension oversight5:45

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:42 pm
    Wed December 23, 2009

    Obetz cop pleads guilty to sexual assualt, mediation sessions not required for runaway teen, Santa's busy off-season home in Ohio -- these stories and more in this Wednesday morning news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Obetz cop pleads guilty to sexual assualt:24

  • Santa's busy off-season in Ohio:51

  • Mediation sessions not required for runaway teen5:16

  • Split statehouse accomplished little this year5:47

  • Officials call lower air traffic "stablization"8:09

  • Appointment-only vaccine clinics offered8:43

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    It's Movie Time
    2:18 pm
    Tue December 22, 2009

    It's Movie Time: The Year in Review 2009, Part I

    Films reviewed: It's Movie Time's Year in Review, 2009, Part 1.

    Join us as we review the best and worst films of 2009 along with the best music accompanying our discussion.

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

    Listen to On the Marquee, our weekly broadcast about new releases on the screen and DVD: Sundays at 9:01 AM or on demand at WCBE.org

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