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12:28 pm
Thu October 1, 2009

October 1 & 3 , 2009 Cinema Classics: Sly Stallone

A Cinema Classic: Sly Stallone

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
4:51 pm
Wed September 30, 2009

Rural Ohio school district sees increasing absences for flu-like illnesses in upper grades, and Hamilton Township police identify skeletal remains as those of a Russian immigrant. This and more in Wednesday's afternoon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Rural Ohio school district sees increasing absences for flu-like illnesses in upper grades. :00

  • Hamilton Township police say found skeletal remains are missing Russian immigrant. :40

  • Ohio Supreme Court upholds penalty for former drunken driving offenders who refuse DUI test. 1:07

  • Ohio senate passes resolution to reassert state rights when dealing with national legislation. 1:44

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    Movie Reviews
    2:30 pm
    Wed September 30, 2009

    Cold Souls

    Soulless

    "And fear not them which kill the body, but are not able to kill the soul: but rather fear him which is able to destroy both soul and body in hell." St. Matthew


    Paul Giamatti plays himself in the sci fi Cold Souls--he extracts his soul, storing it like a winter coat at a company with a tendency to lose a soul now and then.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:41 pm
    Wed September 30, 2009

    Fueled by healthcare debate, Ohio senate reasserts state's rights when dealing with national legislation.

    Columbus, OH – The Republican-controlled state senate has passed a resolution that its sponsor say reasserts Ohio's rights when it comes to national legislation. And the national furor over healthcare reform clearly drove the debate at the statehouse. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:36 pm
    Wed September 30, 2009

    Governor proposes freezing income tax cuts to fund education if slot machine plan fails, and those with previous drunken driving convictions can do extra jail time for refusing DUI test. This plus more in Wednesday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Gov. Strickland proposes freezing income tax cuts to fund education if slot machine plan fails. :00

  • Ohioians with previous drunken driving convictions can do extra jail time for refusing DUI test. 1:45

  • State reports over 100,000 retail and restaurant employees get health insurance from Medicaid. 3:11

  • Ohio senate passes resolution reasserting state rights when dealing with national legislation. 3:47

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:35 am
    Wed September 30, 2009

    Both sides of state casino issue have economists backing their arguments.

    Columbus, OH – Both supporters and critics have their own set of economists backing their point of view in the battle over the November ballot issue authorizing gambling casinos in Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo and Cincinnati. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:28 am
    Wed September 30, 2009

    One person taken into custody in investigation of ten Newark arson cases, and J.P. Morgan Chase bank investigated for sexual discrimination at Columbus facility. These stories and more in Wednesday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • One person taken into custody in investigation of ten Newark arson cases. :00

  • Gov. Strickland says failure of video lottery plan could mean more budget cuts for Ohio schools. :40

  • Both sides of state casino issue paying experts to investigate their arguments. 2:19

  • J.P. Morgan Chase bank under investigation for sexual discrimination at Columbus facility. 3:45

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    Movie Reviews
    9:34 am
    Wed September 30, 2009

    More Than a Game

    More Than LeBron James

    Remembering Michael Jordan is feeling no player in basketball history could ever approach his skill and charisma. The smooth documentary More Than a Game offers the possibility that Le Bron James is everything Jordan was and maybe more. Yet it succeeds in deflecting James' glory by showing how his "Fab Five," as they called themselves at Akron's St. Vincent, St. Mary's in Ohio, overcame difficulties to become national champions.

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    Movie Reviews
    9:10 am
    Wed September 30, 2009

    Whip It

    Not Raquel but enteraining anyway.

    Ellen Page is not Raquel Welch, but they both have played heroines of roller derby films, the former in the current Whip It and the latter in Kansas City Bomber (1972). Besides the obvious differences in bust line, the two characters are ages apart in age and maturity, Welch's K.C. Carr has two kids to worry about, Page's Bliss has two conventional parents and the boredom of Bodeen (Texas, that is) to escape.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:31 pm
    Tue September 29, 2009

    Newark fire officials say two more vacant buildings may be part of arson spree--and--Franklin County judge orders AEP environmental disputes suspended, plus more in this Tuesday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

    Newark fire officials say two more vacant buildings may be part of suspected arson spree :00


    Franklin County judge orders a suspension of AEP environmental disputes :36


    U.S. EPA proposes requiring airports to capture some of the de-icing fluid 1:11


    Stopping flooding from Blanchard River near Findlay may cost $100 million 2:42


    Judge allows West Virginians' lawsuit against Dupont to continue 3:18

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    WCBE Stories
    11:32 am
    Tue September 29, 2009

    Columbus Farmers' Market gets federal dollars

    Columbus, OH – Columbus is getting $61,000 in federal funds to assist local farmers' markets. The money will help the entrepreneurs at the Pearl Alley Market downtown extend their season through the winter, and set up processing stations to accept food stamps. Barbara Seckler of the city's Institute for Active Living tells Alison Holm making fresh food available to as many people as possible is a city health and development goal.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:29 am
    Tue September 29, 2009

    Delta Airlines closes on $2.1 billion worth of financing--and--Columbus gets $61k federal funds to assist local farmers' markets, plus more in this Tuesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Delta Airlines closes on $2.1 billion worth of financing :00

  • Columbus gets $61k federal funds to assist local farmers' markets :42

  • Some Ohio couples are concerned they may be victims in an adoption scam 3:41

  • State fire marshall rules fatal fire in Newark accidental 4:23

  • Sentencing date pending for immigration attorney who pleaded guilty to marriage fraud 4:48

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 am
    Tue September 29, 2009

    Ohio AG leads lawsuit againt Bank of America, state poised to pass bicycle protection law, absentee voting to begin Tuesday -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Woman to be tried in daughter's fire death

  • Ohio's AG leads lawsuit againt Bank of America
  • :24

  • Ohio poised to pass bicycle protection law
  • 1:08

  • Absentee voting to begin Tuesday September 29th
  • 3:57

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:37 pm
    Mon September 28, 2009

    Ohio jail has around 300 cell locks that can be opened from inside--and--state highway patrol makes more than 400 arrests for illegal weapons. Those stories and more in this Monday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Work week begins with blustery winds and scattered power outages 1:31

  • Columbus stocks up on road salt for winter 2:01

  • Ohio takes lead role in a lawsuit against Bank of America 5:20

  • State prepares to cut reimbursements to attorneys representing victims of suspected abuse 5:55
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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:52 am
    Mon September 28, 2009

    Soldier from Columbus killed by an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan--and--Athens County Democratic Party member indicted on theft charges, plus more in this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • More than 30 Ohioans violate state ginseng laws :55

  • Conservationists try to create largest block of protected woodland in the state 2:41

  • Workers at former nuclear production plants can receive free CT scans for cancer 4:10

  • U.S. EPA says Clean Air Act leaves confusion for how to regulate emissions 4:51

  • Cincinnati Children's Hospital may be able to use gene therapy to cure sickle-cell anemia 5:56
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    It's Movie Time
    9:17 am
    Sat September 26, 2009

    September 25, 2009 It's Movie Time; I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, It Might Get Loud

    Films reviewed: I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell, It Might Get Loud

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

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    Ohio Public Radio
    4:52 pm
    Fri September 25, 2009

    National Transportation Summit tackles issue of texting while driving.

    Columbus, OH – A National Transportation Summit will be held next week where leaders of the federal agency will take up the issue of texting while driving. A similar event took place in Ohio today with safety officials, phone and insurance executives and victims of cell phone related crashes on hand to talk about distracted driving. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    4:48 pm
    Fri September 25, 2009

    Ohio death row inmate wants execution date delayed following last week's failed lethal injection attempt, and next week's National Transportation Summit will tackle on texting and driving. These stories and more in Friday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio man sentenced to die wants execution delayed after other inmate's failed lethal injection. :00

  • Next week's National Transportation Summit will tackle on texting and driving. :39

  • Ohio state auditor says Hamilton County's financial records are in disarray. 5:03
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    On The Marquee
    3:54 pm
    Fri September 25, 2009

    September 27, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Fame and Surrogates, New DVDs Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and Lymelife, 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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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:43 pm
    Fri September 25, 2009

    Failing to disclose posession of illegal drugs after being involuntarily taken to jail can be considered a violation of state law.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio Supreme Court says a person who knowingly possesses illegal drugs after being involuntarily taken into jail may be found guilty of violating state law. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

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