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WCBE Newscasts
6:03 am
Wed February 25, 2009

Afternoon news

Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Loaded gun discovered at area high school

  • Requests pour in for shares of stimulus money :58

  • Concerns colleges students could lose scholarships 1:38

  • STEM scholarship recipients honored 2:52

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    4:28 am
    Wed February 25, 2009

    Green Tip 16 - Getting Out From Behind The "8" Ball

    Hocking Hills, OH –

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    4:10 am
    Wed February 25, 2009

    Green Tip 15 - If It's Broke, Fix It

    Hocking Hills, OH –

    Last week I discussed purchasing durable products, products that last a long time. The article was called "Demand Durability. To recap and expand, here are the primary reasons for buying durable items:

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    3:54 am
    Wed February 25, 2009

    Green Tip 14 - Demand Durability

    Hocking Hills, OH –

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:34 am
    Wed February 25, 2009

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Summit County inmate's heart stops after being subdued by a stun gun - 1:50

  • Ohio-based teen apparel retailer Tween Brands Inc. says it lost nearly $14 million in the 4th quarter - 2:13

  • Cleveland-based American Greetings completes acquisition of Recycled Paper Greetings - 4:05

  • Texas man bids nearly $4,500 for himself and two family members to be among first to ride a new roller coaster at Ohio's King Island - 7:25

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    Movie Reviews
    1:04 pm
    Tue February 24, 2009

    Waltz With Bashir

    I am locked in forever . . .

    "The horror! The horror!" Conrad's Heart of Darkness

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    Cinema Classics
    11:58 am
    Tue February 24, 2009

    Unedited Podcast Kate WInslet Feb 26 and 28 2009

    Unedited Podcast version of Kate Winslet Feb 26 and 28 2009 Cinema Classics show.

    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
    11:51 am
    Tue February 24, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • West Virginia man pleads guilty to charges of murdering his ex-girlfriend in Columbus last May - :00

  • Prison escapee who held a hostage in Hilliard for several hours was sentenced to several decades in prison yesterday - 6:32

  • Ohio's new education plan may focus more on technology and problem-solving skills instead of memorization - 9:21

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:45 am
    Tue February 24, 2009

    Governor Strickland's new fees draw mixed reactions from affected groups

    Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland's proposed two-year state budget includes more than one billion dollars in new fees. And some, but not all, of the affected groups are complaining. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    2:11 am
    Tue February 24, 2009

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State prosecutors drop an aggrevated arson charge against a man accused of setting last week's fire at Lorain Community College - :36

  • Cincinnati-based Macy's reports a fourth quarter earnings decline of nearly 59% - 1:20

  • U.S. Commerce Department says exports from Ohio increased last year by nearly 7% since 2007 - 1:44

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:08 am
    Mon February 23, 2009

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Executive Director of Ohio Historical Society urges officials to allocate some stimulus resources toward historic preservation projects - 2:23

  • Beer trade group notes beer sales increase in recession economy - 6:42

  • Ohio officials say more people are filing early income tax returns - 7:15

  • Food bank advocates say current funding levels won't serve the increase in demand as the economy worsens - 7:57

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:10 am
    Mon February 23, 2009

    Afternoon news

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Nationwide prostitution crackdown nabs pimps in Cleveland and Toledo

  • U.S. Supreme Court reconsiders Ohio death sentence

  • Social service agencies feel left out of federal stimulus package

  • Streetsboro man challenges age requirements for city council

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:27 am
    Mon February 23, 2009

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Cleveland Museum and Case Western Reserve University work together to raise awareness about health hazards in the home - 1:13

  • Environmentalists say drinking water from the tap instead of the bottle can save state governments money - 1:52

  • New study indicates a chemical found in plastic is present in the human body at levels higher than previously believed - 3:23

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:15 am
    Fri February 20, 2009

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus-based Nationwide Insurance says CEO Jerry Jurgensen is stepping down - :48

  • Columbus Schools have decided not to expel a 14 year-old who fired a foam dart from a toy gun while in class - 1:04

  • General Motors says it could need as much as $30 billion from the federal government to survive - 1:50

  • Environmental crews rush to clean up an oil spill in the Portage River before it reaches Lake Erie - 4:32

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:11 am
    Fri February 20, 2009

    Coal ash ponds draw fire from environmentalists

    Columbus, OH – Federal records show Ohio is among the states that have the most toxic coal ash stored in power plant ponds. It's a practice the federal government has long recognized as a risk to human health and the environment but has left unregulated. Man-made lagoons in 32 states hold millions of tons of ash trapped by equipment designed to reduce air pollution from coal-fired power plants. One of these surface ponds collapsed in December in Tennessee, threatening drinking water.

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    It's Movie Time
    11:07 am
    Fri February 20, 2009

    February 20, 2009 It's Movie Time: Fanboys, Friday the 13th, The International

    Films reviewed: Fanboys, Friday the 13th, The International

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

    Kristin Dreyer Kramer is editor-in-chief of NightsAndWeekends.com. Read her reviews at

    NightsAndWeekends.com

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:01 am
    Fri February 20, 2009

    Four years later, Republican tax reform plan still being debated

    Columbus, OH – Four years ago, Republicans who then dominated the Ohio legislature passed a major tax reform plan. The plan approved on a party line vote changed taxes on familes and businesses. Despite the partisan vote, the man who's been Ohio's top jobs official for the past 2 years--a longtime Democrat--is praising the reforms, especially the ones impacting companies. That along with the recession is sparking renewed debate. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:26 am
    Fri February 20, 2009

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Federal government says Cuyahoga County is one of the hardest hit areas of the nation when it comes to foreclosures - :47

  • President Obama says the $787 billion economic stimulus will help struggling cities, but mayors must spend it wisely - 1:58

  • Conneticut woman whose face was mauled this week by a Chimpanzee is being treated at the Cleveland clinic that performed the nation's first successful facial transplant in December - 2:35

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    Cinema Classics
    10:24 am
    Thu February 19, 2009

    February 19, 2009 Cinema Classics #17 Brad Pitt

    A Cinema Classic: Brad Pitt?

    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
    1:19 am
    Thu February 19, 2009

    Reason for Rail

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