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3:39 pm
Sat November 7, 2009

2012

Unmessy Italian

"When they tell you not to panic... that's when you run!" Jackson Curtis (John Cusack)

Because these holidays are potential disasters for many, I suggest they see 2012 for their annual torture, putting off the gods of mishap for another year by experiencing vicariously. And this film delivers all the calamity of a hot Italian family feast without the mess.

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It's Movie Time
1:31 pm
Fri November 6, 2009

November 6, 2009 It's Movie Time; Coco Before Chanel, Disney's A Christmas Carol

Films reviewed: Coco Before Chanel, Disney's A Christmas Carol

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

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Movie Reviews
11:30 am
Fri November 6, 2009

Disney's A Christmas Carol

Disney and the Dark Side

"Secret and self-contained and solitary as an oyster." Charles Dickens, "A Christmas Carol"


Disney and the dark side are rarely synonymous. The sugar dripping from the castle seems ceaseless. Yet one of its better films to come out recently is Disney's A Christmas Carol, which features real and personified death in such prominence that even the dark Dickens might be surprised.

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Ohio Public Radio
4:49 pm
Thu November 5, 2009

Previously-denied suspicions a Minnesota casino company was helping finance campaign for Issue 3 turn out to be true.

Columbus, OH – During the Ohio Issue 3 campaign, there were suspicions a Minnesota casino company was helping finance the vote-yes side. Backers of the measure approved by voters Tuesday said that wasn't true, but it turns out it IS true. Statehouse Correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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On The Marquee
3:39 pm
Thu November 5, 2009

November 8, 2009 On the Marquee

New Releases A Christmas Carol and The Fourth Kind, New DVDs The Taking of Pelham 123 and Food, Inc., 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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WCBE Newscasts
12:37 pm
Thu November 5, 2009

Jackson County sheriff reports a Coalton couple were killed this morning in house fire, and nation's retailers report mixed sales for October and will enter the holiday season with leaner inventories. This and more in Thurday's noon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Jackson County sheriff reports a Coalton couple were killed this morning in house fire. :00

  • Pennsylvania jury currently sentencing man convicted of killing two Ohio college students. :22

  • Discovery of 11 bodies in Cleveland has victims' relatives asking how crimescene went unnoticed. :59

  • Nation's retailers report mixed sales for October, enter holiday season with leaner inventories. 3:05

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:15 pm
    Thu November 5, 2009

    Ohio's political leaders analyze Tuesday's election outcomes to develop winning strategies for next November.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's political leaders are examining the outcomes of Tudesday's election to come up with strategies for winning next November. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

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    Cinema Classics
    9:01 am
    Thu November 5, 2009

    November 5 & 7 2009 Cinema Classic: Roman Polanski

    Roman Polanski and Jack Nicholson on Chinatown set

    A Cinema Classic: Roman Polanski

    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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    Ohio Public Radio
    4:51 pm
    Wed November 4, 2009

    Just hours after Ohio voters okayed a ballot issue authorizing gambling casinos in Columbus and three other cities, some critics are already proposing changes.

    Columbus, OH – Just hours after Ohio voters okayed a ballot issue authorizing gambling casinos in Columbus and three other cities, some critics are already proposing changes. And under one scenerio, voters would be asked to approve them next May. Statehouse Correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:48 pm
    Wed November 4, 2009

    Athens County prosecutors investigate whether Democratic party officials illegally offered cash for votes, and just hours after Ohio voters authorized casinos, critics began proposing changes. These stories and more in Wednesday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Athens County prosecutors investigate whether county Democratic party illegally offered cash for voters. :00
  • Just hours after Issue 3 authorized gambling casinos in Ohio, some critics began proposing changes. :32
  • Republican lawmakers advising Gov. Strickland on lethal injection say process should be easy to fix. 4:50
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    It's Movie Time
    2:00 pm
    Wed November 4, 2009

    October 30, 2009 It's Movie Time; A Serious Man, Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg

    Films reviewed: A Serious Man, Yoo-Hoo, Mrs. Goldberg

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

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    WCBE Stories
    1:08 pm
    Wed November 4, 2009

    Three Columbus City Council incumbents won four-year terms last night, meaning Democrats continue to hold all elected offices in the city. One Republican came close, however, and he says he's not going anywhere.

    Columbus, Oh – Three Columbus City Council incumbents won four-year terms last night, meaning Democrats continue to hold all elected offices in the city. No Republican has won a seat on council since 1999, but one came close and says he's not going anywhere. Mike Foley has details.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:03 pm
    Wed November 4, 2009

    By a nearly two-to-one margin, Ohioans have approved a constitutional amendment establishing an appointed board to oversee livestock care.

    Columbus, OH – By a nearly two-to-one margin, Ohioans have approved a constitutional amendment establishing an appointed board to oversee livestock care. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:57 pm
    Wed November 4, 2009

    Ohio voters approve State Issue 3, authorizing the construction of casinos in Columbus and three other Ohio cities.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio voters approve State Issue 3, authorizing the construction of casinos in Columbus and three other Ohio cities. Statehouse Correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Stories
    12:53 pm
    Wed November 4, 2009

    Two incumbents will be returning to the Columbus School Board in January, along with two new faces.

    Columbus, OH – Two incumbents will be returning to the Columbus School Board in January, along with two new faces. Alison Holm reports.

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