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WCBE Newscasts
1:03 pm
Wed January 6, 2010

Ohio girl injured in train accident that killed her friend says she thought they had enough time to cross, and tax credit for filmmaking begins to pay off as movie projects bring about $25 million to Ohio. This plus more in Wednesday's noon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus police investigating south side shooting that left one man seriously injured last night. :00

  • Ohio girl injured in train accident that killed her friend says she thought they had enough time to cross. :17

  • State tax credit for filmmaking begins to pay off as four movie projects bring about $25 million to Ohio. :52

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:40 pm
    Wed January 6, 2010

    Reynoldsburg man pleads guilty to rape and ther charges related to home invasion, and a two-year investigation of Ohio drug trafficking and pharmacy robberies results in 20 arrests. This and more in Wednesday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Reynoldsburg man pleads guilty to rape and other charges in Canal Winchester home invasion. :00

  • Jury selection begins in Cleveland for federal drug agent charged with obstruction of justice. :22

  • Two-year investigation of Ohio drug trafficking and pharmacy robberies results in 20 arrests. :38

  • State watchdog says mayor of Dayton suburb stole state time while on the job for ODOT. 1:04

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:27 pm
    Tue January 5, 2010

    Two-year probe of crime rings linked to drugs and home invasions leads to 20 arrests--and--Missouri teens charged with death of Ohio man found in a refridgerated section of tractor-trailer, plus more in this Tuesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Two-year probe of crime rings linked to drugs and home invasions leads to 20 arrests :00

  • Missouri teens charged with death of Ohio man found in a refridgerated section of tractor-trailer :33

  • Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson sworn in for second term 1:00

  • Parties expected to break campaign spending records in Ohio political races 1:42

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:09 am
    Tue January 5, 2010

    Pataskala boy remains hospitalized after falling through icy pond--and--man convicted of killing a carryout owner is next in line for execution in Ohio. Those stories and more in this Tuesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Pataskala boy remains hospitalized after falling through icy pond :00

  • Man convicted of killing a carryout owner is next in line for execution in Ohio :24

  • Concern raised about number of Columbus fire deaths in 2010 1:10

  • Columbus Blue Jackets resume play having lost their last 13 games 2:13
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:33 pm
    Mon January 4, 2010

    Family of unarmed black woman killed by police awarded $2.5 million--and--court says former Republican fundraiser convicted to stealing from investment fund must be re-sentenced, plus more in this Monday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Family of unarmed black woman killed by police awarded $2.5 million :00

  • Court says former Republican fundraiser convicted to stealing from investment fund must be re-sentenced :42

  • Ohio Attorney General reminds residents to exercise good judgment on New Years resolutions 1:24

  • Busing cuts force thousands of Ohio students to find new ways of getting to school 3:05

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    WCBE Stories
    11:57 am
    Mon January 4, 2010

    Coleman talks police

    WCBE Newscasts
    4:37 pm
    Thu December 31, 2009

    Ohio can now use $230 million set aside for tobacco prevention for other purposes, and new state Highway Patrol Superintendent takes over Monday after bitter selection process. This and more in Thursday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio can now use $230 million set aside for tobacco prevention for other purposes. :00

  • Web site launching in 2010 will help Ohioans choose hospital to best fit their needs. :42

  • New state Highway Patrol Superintendent takes over Monday after bitter selection process. 4:32
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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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