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12:16 pm
Tue September 22, 2009

Parents of teen who ran away to Florida try to get the case moved to Ohio--and--Columbus City Council authorizes a new municipal impound lot, plus more stories in this Tuesday morning newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus lifts rush-hour parking bans on portions of seven downtown streets 3:53

  • U.S. House to consider emergency legislation providing extra unemployment benefits to Ohio 5:10

  • Senator Sherrod Brown holds health care forum in Cleveland 6:14

  • Center for Disease Control licenses vaccine manufacturers to produce 195 million doses of H-1-N-1 vaccine 8:19
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    WCBE Stories
    11:45 am
    Tue September 22, 2009

    City Council approves new municipal impound lot

    Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night approved legislation authorizing the construction of a new municipal impound lot. Jim Letizia reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:35 am
    Tue September 22, 2009

    Lawmakers again look to tighten reins on payday loan stores

    Columbus, OH – For the second time in two years, state lawmakers are working to crack down on payday loan stores. The Ohio House Financial Institutions Committee plans a hearing tomorrow. Lawmakers and Ohio voters last year approved a limit on the interest rate payday lenders may charge, but many of the stores are charging about the same amount as before by tacking on extra fees. In the last of the two part series, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    8:35 pm
    Mon September 21, 2009

    Inmate returned to death row, student sues Antioch in rape case, H1N1 vaccine on the way -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Inmate returned to death row

  • Student sues Antioch in rape case
  • :37

  • H1N1 vaccine on the way
  • 1:11

  • Piqua city employees drop lottery lawsuit
  • 4:25

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:17 pm
    Mon September 21, 2009

    Parachute malfunction during tandem jump leads to two fatalities--and--Columbus police arrest a man accused of shining a laser on a medical helicopter, plus more in this Monday morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus' Red Cross seeks volunteers to help fight H-1-N-1 1:23

  • Goodyear Tire & Rubber workers approve new contract to prevent factory closings 3:31

  • Ohio scammers set their sights on military veterans 4:10

  • Cuyahoga County corruption probe has leaders worried about civic confidence in commercial appraisal process 7:06
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:17 pm
    Mon September 21, 2009

    Ohio Supreme Court rules Ohio voters will vote on race track slot machines--and--Amtrak says Ohio will need to buy new trains for planned rail service, plus more in this Monday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Federal stimulus funds help Columbus resurface nine streets 1:57

  • Columbus City Council to vote on construction of new impound lot 2:30

  • About 100 paramedics leave Ohio to work in Memphis, TN 5:07

  • Purely American, a specialty foods company, grows in Athens 5:51
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    It's Movie Time
    4:56 pm
    Fri September 18, 2009

    September 18, 2009 It's Movie Time; Departures, The Informant!

    Departures

    Films reviewed: Departures, The Informant!

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

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:52 pm
    Fri September 18, 2009

    Federal judge temporarily halts second execution attempt of Ohio inmate, and a federal agent facing domestic violence charges in West Virginia is charged with violating his bond. This plus more in today's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Federal judge temporarily halts second execution attempt of Ohio inmate. :00

  • Federal agent facing domestic violence charges in West Virginia is charged with violating his bond. 1:19

  • Department of Job and Family Services says numbers for Ohio's jobless rate can be misleading. 1:56

  • Ohio State University trustees hear design plans for $1 billion expansion of OSU's medical center. 4:57
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    On The Marquee
    1:37 pm
    Fri September 18, 2009

    September 20, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases The Informant! and Jennifer's Body, New DVDs X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Easy Virtue, 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
    12:33 pm
    Fri September 18, 2009

    Ohio's falling jobless rate can be misleading indicator of the state's economic health.

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's jobless rate has fallen for the first time since January of last year, but the State Job and Family Services Department says it is not a sign the recession has bottomed out in Ohio. Statehouse Correspondent Bill Cohen explains.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 pm
    Fri September 18, 2009

    Death row inmate's attorney asks Supreme Court to halt second lethal injection attempt, and Ohio records big job losses for August, as national unemployment rate rises. These stories plus more in today's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Death row inmate's attorney asks Supreme Court to halt second lethal injection attempt. :00

  • Ohio-based Abercrombie and Fitch allegedly discriminated against Muslim job applicant. :41

  • Ohio experienced large job losses last month, as national unemployment rate rised. 1:27

  • Columbus city council approves 15-year tax abatement for Roxanne Labs to renovate and expand. 2:58

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:29 am
    Fri September 18, 2009

    Heads of Ohio's two major parties preview 2010 primary elections.

    Columbus, OH – Candidates in the May 2010 primary election have been campaigning for months. They include a car dealther, former members of congress, an ex-senator, and current officeholders looking to change jobs. The main issue for any voters is the economy. The heads of Ohio's two major parties preview what's ahead with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:22 am
    Fri September 18, 2009

    Ohio inmate convicted in 19-year-old unsolved New York murder case, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development will spend $1.5 billion in stimulus money to prevent homelessness. This and more in this morning's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio inmate convicted in 19-year-old unsolved New York murder case. :00

  • Department of Housing and Urban Development will spend $1.5 billion to prevent homelessness. :38

  • Franklin County deputies identify body found in Battelle-Darby Creek Metro Park. 2:08

  • Columbus teenager convicted of causing deadly crash is remanded to youth services department. 2:21

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:04 pm
    Thu September 17, 2009

    Attorney protests repeat execution attempt, racial harrassment incident investigated, report faults juvenile detention officials in death -- these stories and more in this Thursday morning news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Sentencing delayed in cancer hoax trial

  • Attorney protests repeat execution attempt
  • :26

  • Racial harrassment incident investigated<
  • 1:36

  • Quinnipiac poll good news for Democrats
  • 2:17

  • Survey shows road salt harming streams
  • 3:38

  • Governor appoints new development director
  • 5:35

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    7:53 pm
    Thu September 17, 2009

    Recyclables Market

    Columbus, OH – Those who want to learn how the economy is doing should look outside their windows before garbage and recyclables are colected. Trucks full of cardboard were plentiful last fall, but that has changed. Wastepaper -- like other recyclables -- feeds into a multi-billion dollar global commodities market. The Envvironment Report's Amy Standen reports.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    6:19 pm
    Thu September 17, 2009

    The Ohio Supreme Court rules that it's legal for the state to collect taxes on food sold in grocery stores.

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio Supreme Court rules that it's legal for the state to collect taxes from grocers for food sold in grocery stores. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has the story.

    WCBE Newscasts
    6:15 pm
    Thu September 17, 2009

    Primary target in Ohio Department of Transportation corruption scandal is arrested on other charges, and the Ohio Parole Board rejects clemency for man sentenced to die next month. This and more in this afternoon's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Primary target in ODOT corruption scandal arrested on other charges. :00

  • Ohio Parole Board rejects clemency for man sentenced to die next month. 1:20

  • Ohio Supreme Court rejects Cincinnati teacher's bid to get standardized test copies. 1:57

  • State Ballot Board approves petition language for proposed estate tax repeal. 2:32

  • Upper Arlington public library will reduce hours of operation due to funding cuts. 3:11

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    WCBE Newscasts
    6:13 pm
    Thu September 17, 2009

    Columbus police find person shot to death in Cleveland Avenue parking lot, and lethal injection challengers want to interview condemned inmate on one-week reprieve. This and more in today's noon newscast

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus police find person shot to death in Cleveland Ave. parking lot. :00

  • Lethal injection challengers want to interview condemned inmate on reprieve. :25

  • Federal prosecuters seek death penalty in deadly Cleveland arson case. 1:15

  • U.S. House approves $200 million expansion of fuel-efficient car research. 1:39

  • State Ballot Board approves petition language for proposed estate tax repeal. 3:04

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    Cinema Classics
    2:27 pm
    Thu September 17, 2009

    September 17, 2009 Cinema Classics: Shakespeare

    A Cinema Classic: Shakespeare

    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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