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Cinema Classics
3:21 pm
Thu February 12, 2009

February 12, 2009 Cinema Classics #16 1939

A Cinema Classic: 1939

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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It's Movie Time
10:29 am
Thu February 12, 2009

February 13, 2009 It's Movie Time: I've Loved You So Long, Push, Confessions of a Shopaholic

Films reviewed: I've Loved You So Long, Push, Confessions of a Shopaholic

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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WCBE Newscasts
1:00 am
Thu February 12, 2009

Developing Thursday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • An architectural group says investment in energy conservation means jobs now and more money to stimulate the economy - 2:47

  • As Blanchard river rises, some Findlay streets submerge in water - 4:02

  • Ohio utilities say it's not clear when power will be restored to the more than 240,000 customers who lost service last night - 4:30

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:51 am
    Thu February 12, 2009

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Congress and the White House agree on a compromise $790 billion economic stimulus bill - 1:06

  • RealtyTrac says 1 in every 466 U.S. homes received at least one foreclosure-related notice - 2:57

  • State health officials link a new death in Medina County to the nationwide salmonella outbreak - 6:25

  • Unlike declining gambling revenue at race tracks and casino, state lotteries see steady sales - 8:26

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    WCBE Stories
    12:46 am
    Thu February 12, 2009

    Ohio Department of Transportation's Thom Slack on rebuilding I-70/71 split

    Columbus, OH – Ohioans have until Frebruary 24th to submit comments to the Ohio Department of Transportation on its plan to rebuild the I-70/71 split downtown. ODOT and the Federal Highway Administration say using Mound and Fulton streets as one-way urban corridor streets, adding more lanes to 70 and 71 and consolidating entrance and exit ramps will result in a safer freeway system. WCBE's Mike Foley talks with ODOT planning administrator Thom Slack.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:39 am
    Thu February 12, 2009

    Some lawmakers suggest looking into Ohio's many tax breaks and exemptions

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio Deparment of Taxation says state government continues to offer more than a hundred different tax breaks, exemptions, and credits to businesses and families. Some lawmakers want greater scrutiny to see if some tax breaks should be dropped, so government programs would not have to be cut as deeply during the current state budget crisis. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    Movie Reviews
    9:24 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    The International

    Guggenheim gusto

    "Fiction has to make sense." Wilhelm Wexler (Armin Mueller Stahl in The International)


    It should but doesn't apply to The International, an underwhelming thriller whose biggest draw is some fine photography of some fine world cities such as Milan, Berlin, Luxembourg, and New York. The film is inspired by scandal at the 1991 Bank of Credit and Commerce International in Pakistan, where Manuel Noriega and Saddam Hussein among others matriculated.

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    On The Marquee
    9:02 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    February 13, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases I've Loved You So Long and Friday the 13th, New DVDs Blindness, W., Frozen River, and More

    On the Marquee is a weekly podcast, highlighting the week's movie releases?both in theaters and on DVD.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:53 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio's Schools Chief calls a new plan to change the way public schools are funded "fair" - 1:24

  • Priorities for Republicans in Ohio Senate include a proposal to assist recent college graduates with down payments on homes purchased in Ohio - 3:01

  • Investors in a failed Ohio ethanol plant are unlikely to get their money back despite a recent deal to sell the plant - 3:40

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:51 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • A Columbus judge says the state can't use funds from its anti-tobacco agency as economic stimulus - 1:17

  • Interstate Bakeries Corporation cuts 38 jobs from its plant on North Fourth St. in Columbus - 3:08

  • OSU argues it's not responsible for the death of a Pennsylvania freshman pinned in a dorm elevator in 2006 - 3:26

  • Plus details on the city's new articulated bus legislation - 6:29

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:43 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • A Columbus judge says the state can't use funds from its anti-tobacco agency as economic stimulus - 1:17

  • Interstate Bakeries Corporation cuts 38 jobs from its plant on North Fourth St. in Columbus - 3:08

  • OSU argues it's not responsible for the death of a Pennsylvania freshman pinned in a dorm elevator in 2006 - 3:26

  • Plus details on the city's new articulated bus legislation - 6:29

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:43 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • A Columbus judge says the state can't use funds from its anti-tobacco agency as economic stimulus - 1:17

  • Interstate Bakeries Corporation cuts 38 jobs from its plant on North Fourth St. in Columbus - 3:08

  • OSU argues it's not responsible for the death of a Pennsylvania freshman pinned in a dorm elevator in 2006 - 3:26

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    Movie Reviews
    9:38 am
    Tue February 10, 2009

    Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Should make Melanie Griffith proud.

    Being a non-shopper, I can hardly call myself expert on the parsing of a shopaholic in Confessions of a Shopaholic. But this I can say: Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) is an addict of major proportions, unable to let go of the exhilaration that shopping brings, a feeling that the world is better for her purchases.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:13 am
    Tue February 10, 2009

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Company at the center of the investigation of the national salmonella outbreak has voluntarily suspended operations at its second peanut processing plant - 1:21

  • Columbus City Council approves legislation to allow longer articulated busses on major city streets - 2:54

  • General Motors says its cutting 10,000 salaried jobs by May 1st - 4:54

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:55 am
    Tue February 10, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Democratic Ohio Lieutennant Governor Lee Fisher files paperwork to consider a possible 2010 run for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat - 6:16

  • Pharmaceutical giant Bayer agrees to air "corrective" TV ads about its oral contraceptive, Yaz - <7:02/b>

  • A community organization called Energize Clinton County is lobbying for $30 million in federal stimulus funding to weatherize 10,000 homes in the region - 9:49

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    WCBE Stories
    12:50 am
    Tue February 10, 2009

    Columbus City Council approves city's 2009 general fund budget

    Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night unanimously approved the city's 2009 general fund budget. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    1:30 am
    Mon February 9, 2009

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio legislators devote this week to Governor Ted Strickland's two-year state budget proposal - 1:32

  • Ohio Attorney General Rich Cordray dismisses lead paint lawsuits brought by former attorney general Marc Dann - 2:42

  • Ohio's price for regular gas averages $1.82 per gallon, 10 cents below national average - 4:40

  • Los Angeles Lakers break Cleveland's winning streak - 5:07

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    It's Movie Time
    10:21 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    February 6, 2009 It's Movie Time: Pink Panther 2, Coraline

    Films reviewed: Pink Panther 2, Coraline

    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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    WCBE Stories
    7:04 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    Columbus taxpayers voice complaints with unions refusing pay freezes

    Columbus, OH – Columbus taxpayers aren't too happy with the unions representing city workers who have turned down Mayor Michael Coleman's request to freeze their pay to help the city deal with its budget problem. That was the sentiment expressed by several of the 35 people who spoke at a council budget hearing last night. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

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    WCBE Stories
    7:02 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    The call for a safety net stimulus

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