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WCBE Newscasts
11:21 am
Tue January 20, 2009

Tuesday morning news

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Colleges, museums, and churches will broadcast inauguration on large screens while formal galas pop up around the state - 3:44

  • Millions of Americans yesterday honored Martin Luther King Jr. by participating in community service - 6:13

  • Report shows that clergy abuses have cost the Archdiocese of Cincinnati more than $11 million in six years - 7:52

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:11 am
    Tue January 20, 2009

    Lawmakers quietly discuss changing term limits laws

    Columbus, OH – Polls have shown Ohioans are happy with the 16 year-old term limits law. Though critics say it's robbing the state of experience and institutional memory. Some lawmakers are quietly talking about changing the law. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    Movie Reviews
    11:49 am
    Mon January 19, 2009

    Gran Torino

    Neighborhood war is hell.

    Thug: "What you lookin' at old man?"

    Walt Kowalski: "Ever notice how you come across somebody once in a while you shouldn't have messed with? That's me."

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:03 am
    Mon January 19, 2009

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Fire hits Grandview over the weekend

  • Multiple reports say pay cut is on the table for state workers

  • Ohio Supreme Court considers arguments to the new law regarding residency and city workers

  • Young students reflect on MLK

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:36 am
    Mon January 19, 2009

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • A northeast Ohio police officer dies after being struck by a truck

  • Ohio fire officials concerned about increase in fatal fires

  • Relative of MLK reflects on holiday

  • We also listen to comments the late Yolanda King made in Columbus in 2007 shortly before her death

  • Ohio Republicans say they're unified for 2010

  • LeBron puts on a Browns uniform

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:34 am
    Fri January 16, 2009

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio Republicans are preparing to elect a new state party chair to turn their fortunes around in the '10 election. - :17

  • Ohio will soon get millions of dollars in what is being called the largest health care fraud settlement in U.S. history - 4:27

  • Ohio businesses and hospitals collaborate to cut down on patient dangers like infections and medical errors - 6:18

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:30 am
    Fri January 16, 2009

    Rob Portman says he's got the skills to be senator

    Columbus, OH – Former Ohio Republican congressman and federal budget director Rob Portman told a Columbus audience yesterday he's the man to deal with the economic crisis. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:30 am
    Fri January 16, 2009

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

    Aviation expert in Dayton says U-S Airways jet fell victim to the common and significant problem of a "double bird strike" - 1:16

    Report by Rockerfeller Institute of Government shows recession is causing a large drain on states' tax collections - 2:54

    Former Toledo City Council member who fabricated kidnapping story after theft accusations was sentenced to 4 years in prison - 3:38

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    It's Movie Time
    4:10 pm
    Thu January 15, 2009

    January 16, 2009 It's Movie Time on demand

    Films reviewed: Defiance, The Wrestler

    1/16/09 WCBE: It's Movie Time - The Wrestler, Defiance

    John DeSando & Kristin Dreyer Kramer

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

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:50 am
    Thu January 15, 2009

    Akron school board's president is youngest in history of state's urban districts

    Columbus, OH – At 24, incoming Akron school board President James Hardy will be the youngest leader in the history of the state's "Big 8" urban districts. Kymberli Hagelberg of member station WCPN in Cleveland reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:44 am
    Thu January 15, 2009

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Several Ohio communities open additional shelters as the state copes with fierce cold and wind chills in the negative double digits - :50

  • 800 Columbus Schools employees are being offered free credit monitoring services after at least 50 employees personal information was found during a police raid - 1:56

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:34 am
    Thu January 15, 2009

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Rob Portman tours Ohio after formally announcing his bid for Senator Voinovich's seat - 1:12

  • Columbus-based Battelle Memorial Institute plans a $200 million investment in Central Ohio - 2:53

  • School closings, flight delays, and at least 2 highway fatalties result from Ohio's recent winter storms - 5:25

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    Cinema Classics
    11:50 am
    Wed January 14, 2009

    January 15, 2009 Cinema Classics #12 Mickey Rourke

    Mickey Rourke

    A Cinema Classic: Mickey Rourke

    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
    11:06 am
    Wed January 14, 2009

    Terminator Comic Series

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:15 am
    Tue January 13, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Monday's announcement by Senator George Voinovich of Ohio that he won't seek re-election leads to jockeying on both political sides - 1:14

  • Bond is $50,000 for former college football player who jumped nude from fifth floor of Grant Medical Center early Sunday morning - 3:23

  • King Nut company CEO says his company's peanut butter could not be the source of the national salmonella outbreak - 4:17

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:27 am
    Tue January 13, 2009

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Dell Computers is paying $3.85 million to settle class action lawsuit claiming company made misleading financing and service offers - :44

  • Trial delayed for two alleged U.S. Army deserters arrested in Ohio and accused of killing a West Virginia minister - 2:03

  • Ohio voters could see two different proposals on November ballot to legalize casinos - 2:30

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:56 am
    Mon January 12, 2009

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • U.S. Supreme Court okays second trial for Ohio man

  • Judges convicts teen who shot parents over video game dispute

  • Study suggests Ohio's budget picture may be worse

  • Voinovich to explains decision at afternoon press conference

  • Nash placed on IR

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:49 am
    Mon January 12, 2009

    Monday morning's news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:


  • 2010 to be final year in the U.S. Senate for Voinovich

  • Columbus City Council expected to select two new members tonight

  • Payday store robber due to appear in court

  • Gambling issue likely to resurface in legislature

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:23 am
    Fri January 9, 2009

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Licking County jury convicts an Iraq War veteran of killing his 3 year-old stepson - :00

  • Akron area metro riders will soon have a warm place to wait for their bus--and the city isn't stuck with the heating bill - 3:32

  • Task force appointed by Governor Ted Strickland recommends an increase in state gasoline tax, despite Governor's disagreement - 5:45

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:36 am
    Fri January 9, 2009

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Lakemore police say they shot a man after he killed his wife and held their son hostage for several hours last night - :52

  • U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration says number of miners killed on job last year at all time low with 51 - 1:31

  • Federal records show Ohio among the states that have the most toxic coal ash stored in power plant ponds - 2:08

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