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11:34 am
Wed September 2, 2009

Attorney says State Highway Patrol officers' free speech rights are being violated.

Columbus, OH – An attorney for the State Highway Patrol Officers Association says the free speech rights of Ohio troopers are being violated under a new department policy. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has details.

WCBE Newscasts
11:28 am
Wed September 2, 2009

A northeast Ohio marine has died in Afghanistan, and an Ohio labor union reaches a tentitive agreement with General Motors over health care coverage. These stories plus more in this morning's newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Northeast Ohio marine dies in Afghanistan.
  • :00

  • Woman injured in McArthur industrial explosion dies
  • :17

  • Columbus man sentenced to a year in jail for biting his girlfriend's son.
  • :38

  • Mount Vernon science teacher wrongly named in student injury lawsuit.
  • 1:09

  • How hospitals can lower health care costs.
  • 1:28

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    Movie Reviews
    11:07 am
    Wed September 2, 2009

    In the Loop

    "It's the dialogue, Stupid."

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:11 pm
    Tue September 1, 2009

    Brown's healthcare town hall, death sentence appeal rejected, debt collectors get nasty -- these stories and more in this Tuesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State submits evidence gaming competitor underwriting casino proposal
  • Sherrod Brown's healthcare town hall
  • :47

  • Romell Broom's death sentence appeal rejected
  • 1:54

  • Debt collectors get nasty
  • 2:29

  • Supreme Court hears arguments on grocery taxes
  • 3:46

  • Professional group charges Antioch college was done in
  • 4:22

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:34 am
    Tue September 1, 2009

    Former Ohio congressman scheduled to be released from federal prison, and Sandra Day O'Connor to serve as visiting judge in Cincinnati. Those stories among others in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Highway patrol union to challenge new restrictions on social networking sites 1:51

  • Cleveland Institute of Music surveying the singing insect population 2:35

  • Inventor Buckminster Fuller's Ohio geodesic dome may be added to list of America's most historic site 3:04

  • Decline of honeybee colonies may be slowing 4:17

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:01 pm
    Mon August 31, 2009

    Runaway teen charges mosque has ties to terrorists, smart electric meters save money, Traficant welcome uncertain -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Runaway teen charges mosque has ties to terrorists

  • Smart electric meters save money
  • :36

  • Traficant welcome in Youngstown uncertain
  • 4:24

  • Low-income students exempt from school supplies fees
  • 5:04

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:40 pm
    Mon August 31, 2009

    DNA test fails to link serial killer to Ohio nun, and Secretary of State Brunner makes rebuilding cities a priority in senate bid. Those stories and more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Grand jury indicts woman on aggrevated murder of infant son :00

  • Cleveland bishop uses police security for final mass at church he ordered closed 1:20

  • OSU police chief unfazed by the end of bulk trash pickup in campus area 3:40

  • Baseball minor league to upgrade to new batting helmets 4:22

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:19 am
    Mon August 31, 2009

    Ohio releases weatherization stimulus dollars, and Ohio gets a bad credit rating. Those plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Family still looking for answers in case of boy shot while tossing eggs at passing cars :38

  • Ohio Democraticx congressman's rival unconvinced by health care focus 1:20

  • Ohio gas prices slip 4:16

  • Ohio Supreme Court to rule on grocery taxes and slot machines 4:43

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    Ohio Public Radio
    4:43 pm
    Fri August 28, 2009

    New Columbus park brings nature to the urban landscape.

    Columbus, OH – Most cities have parks and greenspace, but a new park opened here in Columbus hopes to bring a lot more nature into the urban landscape. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

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    It's Movie Time
    3:14 pm
    Fri August 28, 2009

    August 28, 2009 It's Movie Time; Taking Woodstock, Motherland, Adam

    Films reviewed-- Taking Woodstock, Motherland, Adam

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

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 pm
    Fri August 28, 2009

    Two state officials step down from Gov. Strickland's administration, and police identify a body found in a lake Erie marina earlier this week as a Toledo woman. These stories and more in today's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Two state officials step down from Gov. Strickland's administration. :00

  • Police identify body found in a lake Erie marina. :24

  • Cincinnati police chief says officer used unnecessary force in taser incident. :50

  • Columbus hospital study shows high costs for child stroke victims. 1:21

  • Cleveland-based Aero Instruments gets boost from in-demand aircraft speed sensors. 2:48

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:47 am
    Fri August 28, 2009

    Taxpayer group advocates for 2010 back-to-school tax holiday.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio parents have been spending millions on school supplies and equipment, plus an extra six percent or so for state and local sales taxes. A newly formed taxpayer group is hoping there will be a three-day sales tax holiday before the start of next school year. Statehouse news correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:40 am
    Fri August 28, 2009

    FBI arrests Ohio man in multi-state drug trafficking ring, and Ohio Department of Transportation approves additional $17.5 million for I-70/71 reconstruction.These stories plus more in this morning's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • FBI arrests Ohio man in multi-state drug trafficking ring. :00

  • Columbus Council on World Affairs discusses U.S.-Iran relations. :33

  • ODOT approves additional $17.5 million for I-70/71. 5:28

  • Ohio State tells fans to expect traffic delays on game days. 6:20

  • Two central Ohio men indicted on shooting London man. 8:53

  • Whitehall police looking for hit and run driver. 9:21

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    On The Marquee
    11:33 am
    Fri August 28, 2009

    August 30, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Movies Taking Woodstock and Adam, New DVDs Duplicity and Goodbye Solo, 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 the latest updates, become a fan on Facebook.

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    WCBE Stories
    7:02 am
    Fri August 28, 2009

    Iran's Nuclear Capability

    WCBE Stories
    6:55 am
    Fri August 28, 2009

    OSU Football Traffic

    Columbus, Oh – Ohio State University is warning football fans to expect extended delays in leaving the campus area on game days. Jim Letizia reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:54 pm
    Thu August 27, 2009

    State health department reports Ohio's first human West Nile case, and Columbus police search for a witness to last month's I-70 shooting. These stories plus more in today's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories inlcude:

  • Columbus police searching for a witness to last month's I-70 shooting.
  • :00

  • Ohio's first human West Nile case is an 11-year-old boy.
  • :27

  • Law for preventing school hazards repealed over implementation cost.
  • 1:30

  • Taxpayer group works for back-to-school tax holiday.
  • 2:12

  • Stimulus plan boosted Ohio construction jobs in July.
  • 3:40

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    Cinema Classics
    4:39 pm
    Thu August 27, 2009

    August 27, 2009 A Cinema Classic:Food in Movies

    A Cinema Classic: Food in Movies

    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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