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Ohio Public Radio
4:44 pm
Thu October 8, 2009

The Ohio parole board says a death row inmate scheduled for execution next year should not be granted clemency.

Columbus, OH – The Ohio parole board says a death row inmate scheduled for execution next year should not be granted clemency. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more on the story.

WCBE Newscasts
4:41 pm
Thu October 8, 2009

Ohio parole board says inmate scheduled for execution should not receive clemency, and Portland white supremacist has been indicted for mailing a hangman's noose to Ohio civil rights leader. These stories and more in Thursday's afternoon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio parole board says inmate scheduled for execution next year should not receive clemency. :00

  • Portland white supremacist has been indicted for mailing hangman's noose to Ohio civil rights leader. 1:12

  • Driver's license and state ID applicants now need to provide documents establishing residency. 1:48

  • Proposal for six-month moratorium on Ohio home forclosures is in limbo in state legislature. 2:17

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    WCBE Newscasts
    3:27 pm
    Thu October 8, 2009

    Ohio's attorney general appeals decision that kicked him off Lake Erie property rights case, and Columbus city council authorizes $13.5 million in Riverside Hospital area infrastructure improvements. This plus more in Wednesday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio's attorney general appeals court decision that kicked him off Lake Erie property rights case. :00

  • Columbus city council authorizes $13.5 million in Riverside Hospital-area infrastructure improvements. :40

  • ACLU of Ohio says clashes over political yard signs and free speech are likely leading up to election. 2:06

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:42 pm
    Thu October 8, 2009

    Labor department says number of new unemployment claims fell last week to early-January level. And one-third of parents don't want to vaccinate children against H1N1. These stories plus more in Thursday's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Labor department says number of new unemployment claims fell last week to early-January level. :00

  • September retail reports show weak sales as shoppers worried about job security and tight credit. :38

  • One-third of parents don't want to vaccinate children against H1N1, despite health officials' urging. 1:06

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:43 am
    Thu October 8, 2009

    Marion County investigating deputy who committed suicide after pretending to have cancer, and New York City mayor hires investigators to record gunsellers breaking the law in Ohio and other states. This and more in Thursday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus police file charges in weekend double homocide at south-side home. :00

  • Marion County investigating deputy who committed suicide after pretending to have cancer. :23

  • Cleveland Browns' trade of wide receiver may give former OSU wideout a chance to play more. 2:36

  • NYC mayor hires investigators to record gunsellers breaking the law in Ohio and other states. 3:34

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    Cinema Classics
    11:10 am
    Thu October 8, 2009

    October 8 & 10 , 2009 Cinema Classics: Critics

    Roger Ebert

    A Cinema Classic: Critics

    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
    12:19 pm
    Wed October 7, 2009

    U.S. Supreme Court turns down appeal by priest convicted of murdering a nun--and--Ohio Supreme Court rules state senator may vote as a resident in the area he represents, plus more in this Wednesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • U.S. Supreme Court turns down appeal by priest convicted of murdering a nun :13

  • Ohio Supreme Court rules state senator may vote as a resident in the area he represents :50

  • Motorists who violate new child booster seat law will receive warnings at first 2:07

  • Columbus City Council accepts $50k federal grant to help community crime patrol 4:05

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 pm
    Tue October 6, 2009

    Columbus woman charged with $790k theft in cancer hoax will serve 8 years in prison--and--State Prisons' Department considers using lethal injections into bone marrow or muscles, plus more in this Tuesday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus woman charged with $790k theft in cancer hoax will serve 8 years in prison :00

  • State Prisons' Department considers using lethal injections into bone marrow or muscles :37

  • Columbus City Council approves plans to purchase underground fiber-optic cable lines 1:26

  • New York judge orders Macy's Department Store to pay a Syracuse mall $3.37 million in payment dispute 3:33

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    WCBE Stories
    11:50 am
    Tue October 6, 2009

    Columbus City Council approves boathouse on Griggs Reservoir

    Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night approved legislation allowing the construction of a boathouse on the western edge of Griggs Reservoir in a largely undeveloped area called Duranceau Park. Jim Letizia reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:46 am
    Tue October 6, 2009

    Columbus City Council approves construction of boathouse on edge of Griggs Reservoir--and--Pike County man to serve two years in prison for neglecting infant attacked by rats, plus more in this Tuesday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus high school football player released on $100k bond after being charged with rape :00

  • Columbus City Council approves construction of boathouse on edge of Griggs Reservoir :49

  • President Obama signs order directing all federal agencies to set targets for reducing government pollution 5:58

  • Study shows suburbs can create extra carbon dioxide emissions 6:38

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 pm
    Mon October 5, 2009

    Federal appeals court halts Thursday execution after failed attempt to execute another man--and--jury selection starts for first of two twin brother pediatricians charged with crimes involving minors, more in this Monday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Federal appeals court halts Thursday execution after last month's failed attempt to execute another man :20

  • Jury selection starts for first of two twin brother pediatricians charged with sex crimes involving minors 1:02

  • Ohio institutions prepare for H-1-N-1 flu epidemic scenarios 1:45

  • State regulators and others partner on a new technology initiative to make doctors visits easier 3:50

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:32 am
    Mon October 5, 2009

    President of Somalia plans to visit Columbus on support-building tour--and--Ohio gasoline prices fall to lowest point in six months, plus more in this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • President of Somalia plans to visit Columbus on support-building tour 1:16

  • Ohio gasoline prices fall to lowest point in six months :54

  • Central Ohio institutions prepare for variety of swine flu epidemic scenarios 2:01

  • Ohio political officials discuss importance of "independent" voters 5:46

  • Wealthiest Ohioans would pay most from Governor Strickland's freeze of an income tax cut 7:27

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    It's Movie Time
    12:03 pm
    Sun October 4, 2009

    October 2, 2009 It's Movie Time; Bright Star, Zombieland

    Films reviewed: Bright Star, Zombieland

    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
    4:59 pm
    Fri October 2, 2009

    Third party enters the state casino argument, armed with an old-fashioned campaign tactic.

    Columbus, OH – For several weeks Ohioans have been seeing TV commercials from casino developers calling for a "yes" vote on that ballot issue that would authorize casinoa in Columbus, Cincinnati, Cleveland and Toledo. TV viewers have also been deluged with ads urging a "no" note. Those commercials are being paid for, at least in part, by an out-of-state casino that doesn't want competition from new Ohio casinos.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:53 pm
    Fri October 2, 2009

    Public corruption investigation reaches deeper into Democratic-controlled Cleveland government, and both sides of state casino issue battle for voters' attention with TV commercials and yard signs. This and more in Friday's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Public corruption investigation reaches deeper into democratically-controlled Cleveland government. :00

  • Both sides of state casino issue battle for voters' attention with TV commercials and yard signs. :27

  • Ohio's current lack of passenger trains affects the state's bid for money to launch train service. 4:58
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    On The Marquee
    4:33 pm
    Fri October 2, 2009

    October 4, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Zombieland and Whip It, New DVDs Away We Go and Monsters vs. Aliens, 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.

    For more updates and reviews, become a fan on Facebook.

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    3:06 pm
    Fri October 2, 2009

    H1N1 Information

    Columbus, OH – WCBE's Web and News departments have teamed up to bring you a convenient, one-stop site to help you understand, prevent, and deal with the H1N1 flu virus.

    Visit our H1N1 site.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:31 pm
    Fri October 2, 2009

    Columbus man charged in a fatal park shooting will appear in court today, and an Ohio man has fallen 100 feet to his death from bridge scaffolding near Pittsburgh. These stories and more in Friday's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus man charged in June's fatal shooting at Mock Park will appear in court today. :00

  • Ohio man has fallen 100 feet to his death from a bridge near Pittsburgh. :26

  • Ohio Elections Commission says congressional challenger made false campaign statements. :47

  • Two Ohio church groups ask Gov. Strickland to rescind his authorization of slot machines. 1:38

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    Ohio Public Radio
    4:53 pm
    Thu October 1, 2009

    Ohio secretary of state candidate drops out of the race.

    Columbus, OH – One candidate for Ohio secretary of state is dropping out of that race. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles had details.

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