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WCBE Newscasts
4:33 am
Tue January 6, 2009

Developing Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Columbus police have made an arrest in case of man wounded this morning at an east side tavern -

  • U.S. House minority leader John Boehner says he worries new economic stimulus package could include wasteful spending -

  • President-elect Obama chooses Ohio University photojournalism professor to be official White House photographer -

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:27 am
    Tue January 6, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • Columbus schools may soon have several seats to fill, as Alison Holm reports - :23

  • Members of Ohio Senate were sworn into office on Monday, as Jo Ingles reports - 1:26

  • Source says former board member of Cincinnati-based Proctor and Gamble to run for California governor - 3:25

  • Ohio State loses third consecutive bowl game at the Fiesta Bowl - 7:22

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:13 am
    Tue January 6, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • Columbus schools may soon have several seats to fill, as Alison Holm reports -

  • Members of Ohio Senate were sworn into office on Monday, as Jo Ingles reports -

  • Source says former board member of Cincinnati-based Proctor and Gamble to run for California governor -

  • Ohio State loses third consecutive bowl game at the Fiesta Bowl

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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:25 am
    Tue January 6, 2009

    Calls for at least some tax hikes

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's top political leaders keep insisting they won't raise taxes to help plug an estimated 7 billion dollar state government budget shortfall ....but that's alarming some social welfare activists. They're worried that without at least SOME tax hikes, government programs will have to be slashed too much and Ohio's most vulnerable citizens will suffer. As the new year dawns, the advocates are mounting a campaign to save their pet programs....as Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    12:30 am
    Tue January 6, 2009

    Videogames are a drain on some home energy bills

    Columbus, OH – While video games are popular, many users don't know about what they can do to one's home energy bill. The Environment Report's Mark Brush has details.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:17 am
    Mon January 5, 2009

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Today is "swearing in" day for members of Ohio legislature - 3:30

  • Columbus police report 2008 had fourth-highest homicide total since 1990 - :42

  • Governor Ted Strickland joins with other governors to tell federal government stimulus must include money for individual states - 2:14

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    4:32 am
    Mon January 5, 2009

    Green Tip 2 - Sack the Bag

    HOCKING HILLS, OH –

    "It's time to sack the bag"! It's time to "sack" the bag the plastic grocery bag, that is.

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    4:27 am
    Mon January 5, 2009

    Green Tip 1 - Waste Reduction

    Hocking HIlls, OH –

    What is waste reduction? It is simply trying not to use and throw away as much "stuff". How do we do this? Well, most people think recycle. But, this is really only part of the answer. Waste reduction and recycling really has 3 words that begin with the letter "R" Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

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    4:26 am
    Mon January 5, 2009

    Green Tip 3 - A Step Back In Time

    HOCKING HILLS, OH –

    This week's green tip doesn't cost you a dime. In fact, implementing these simple steps (the sooner the better, please), will not only save a lot of dimes on your energy bills, but will help make giant leaps towards putting the brakes on climate change.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:22 am
    Mon January 5, 2009

    Energy grants for homeowners

    Columbus, OH – Install a wind turbine or a solar heater in your house.....and get the state government to HELP pay the bill. That's the deal that Ohio's Energy Office is offering. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has details.

    Ohio Public Radio
    1:21 am
    Mon January 5, 2009

    Ohio Senate leaders look ahead to 2009 challenges

    Columbus, OH – Things may be a bit chaotic in the Ohio House in the new session, as majority control shifts to the Democrats for the first time in 14 years. It'll be quieter in the Senate, which stays in Republican hands. But lawmakers there still have challenges ahead. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler talked to the leaders of the Senate.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 am
    Mon January 5, 2009

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Several college students escape fire in Bowling Green State University apartment building - 1:28

  • Ohio's energy office offers to help pay for some houses to install a wind turbine or solar heater into individual houses - 2:29

  • Ohio gasoline prices jump 25 cents as OPEC production cutbacks send oil prices rising - 4:09

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    It's Movie Time
    9:35 am
    Fri January 2, 2009

    January 2, 2009 It's Movie Time on demand

    Films reviewed: The Spirit, Bedtime Stories

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


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    Movie Reviews
    2:14 pm
    Thu January 1, 2009

    The Wrestler

    Sure it's fake, but . . .

    "What wrestling is above all meant to portray is a purely moral concept: that of justice. The idea of 'paying' is essential to wrestling, and the crowd's 'Give it to him' means above all else 'Make him pay.'" Roland Barthes, The World of Wrestling

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    Cinema Classics
    3:10 pm
    Wed December 31, 2008

    January 1, 2009 Cinema Classics #10 Early Oscar 08

    A Cinema Classic: Early Oscar 08

    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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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:24 am
    Wed December 31, 2008

    Ohio Attorney General reaches settlement with Countrywide Financial

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio Attorney General has reached a settlement with mortgage company Countrywide Financial. A-G spokesperson Jeff Lazer tells Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles the deal means Countrywide will provide foreclosure assistance to thousands of Ohioans.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:20 am
    Wed December 31, 2008

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio Supreme Court says judicial candidates will be permitted to advertise their political party during general election campaigns - 1:54

  • 65 people apply to fill soon-to-be-vacant Columbus City Council seats - 5:22

  • Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says streetcars remain a priority, despite focus on 2009 budget - 6:15 (For more from our 3-part interview with Mayor Coleman, go to WCBE Stories)

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