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2:32 pm
Thu August 6, 2009

Ohio may benefit from hybrid car boost

Columbus, OH – The production of low-cost hybrid and all-electric cars is getting a financial boost from the Federal government. Ohio is going to benefit a bit . Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:04 pm
Thu August 6, 2009

Retailers report sluggish sales for July as job worries escalate--and--Wendy's/Arby's Group reports a second quarter profit of 14.9%, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Labor Department says number of newly-laid off workers seeking unemployment insurance fell last week - 1:12

  • Elyria Mayor says $24.6 million federal grant to build lithium-ion battery plant will boost region - 1:53

  • Congress looks to dig deeper into the ongiong investigation of the National Organics Program - 4:27

  • DHL agrees to pay government $9.4 million to settle claims that it shipped to Iran, Sudan, and Syria - 6:07

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    On The Marquee
    12:12 pm
    Thu August 6, 2009

    August 9, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Julie & Julia and Bliss, New DVDs The Soloist and Race to Witch Mountain, 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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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:01 pm
    Thu August 6, 2009

    OSU student charged with death of a fellow student to stand trial in November--and--Thomson Reuters projects Abercrombie & Fitch will report a sales deline of nearly 27% for July, plus more in this newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Democratic Franklin County commissioner Paula Brooks wil run for congressional seat held by Republican Pat Tiberi - 1:31

  • Legal advocacy group launches an education and awareness campaign encouraging Ohio latinos to participate in the 2010 census - 2:08

  • Small business owners must sacrifice summer downtime amid recession - 2:47

  • U.S. Senators reach deal on the "Cash for Clunkers" program - 3:47

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    WCBE Stories
    11:57 am
    Thu August 6, 2009

    Pro golfers compete at Firestone Country Club

    Columbus, OH – The best golfers in the world tee it up today at the famed Firestone Country Club in Akron. Mike Foley has details.

    WCBE Newscasts
    5:46 am
    Thu August 6, 2009

    Minor league pitcher sentenced, Ohio highway patrol bust and traffic enforcement effort. These stories and more in the afternoon news.

    Columbus, Oh – Stories Include:

  • Minor league pitcher sentenced for Dayton brawl

  • State highway patrol pot bust
  • :38

  • State highway patrol and Columbus police team up
  • 1:53

  • WHO on swine flu vaccine
  • >3:00

  • Stanford study on swine flu treatment
  • >3:46

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    Cinema Classics
    1:26 pm
    Wed August 5, 2009

    August 6, 2009 Cinema Classics:: Ugly Leading Men

    A Cinema Classic: Ugly Leading Men

    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
    12:45 pm
    Wed August 5, 2009

    Speeding cop pleads guilty, new GM leasing program,southeast Ohio police chiefs placed on leave, casino chain eyes Cleveland location -- these stories and more in this Wednesday noon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Clarett withdraws early release request

  • Speeding cop pleads guilty
  • :47

  • increase in PTS among 9-11 survivors
  • 1:32

  • GM launches new leasing program
  • 3:01

  • 2 southeast Ohio police chiefs placed on leave
  • 4:04

  • Harrah's casino eyes at Cleveland location
  • 5:54

  • Akron mayor and police trade barbs
  • 6:31

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    WCBE Stories
    9:35 am
    Wed August 5, 2009

    Voters Approve Columbus Income Tax Hike

    Columbus, OH –

  • Columbus voters have approved a measure allowing the city to increase its income tax rate for the first time in more than two decades. Unoffical results from the Franklin County Board of Elections show the half-percent increase passed by less than four percentage points, or slightly more than three thousand votes. Mike Foley has details.
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    WCBE Newscasts
    5:56 am
    Wed August 5, 2009

    Southwestern City Schools Superintendent on levy defeat, The largest fish poaching case in the U-S continues in ohio. These and other stories in the Wednesday afternoon news

    Columbus, Oh –

  • Southwestern City Schools Superintendent on levy defeat

  • The largest fish poaching case in the U-S continues in ohio
  • 1:37

  • Advocacy group encouraging latino Census participation
  • 2:52

  • Hybrids get boost in Ohio
  • 3:27

  • Attendance at summer events down
  • 4:41

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    Listener Requests
    6:13 pm
    Tue August 4, 2009

    Columbus' National Night Out

    Columbus, OH – Details on tonight's Columbus edition of National Night Out.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:42 am
    Tue August 4, 2009

    State Highway Patrol says troopers made 8% more identity crimes in the first half of the year--and--automakers report a boost from the Cash for Clunkers program, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Members of a Columbus family say they've accomplished a goal of visiting 52 zoos in 52 weeks - 2:58

  • Cuyahoa County judge rules a man did not violate his house arrest by going to a rock concert - 3:23

  • Oldest log home in Ohio's Western Reserve reopens a year after financial burdens caused its closure - 4:31

  • Columbus voters to decide whether to allow a half-percent increase in the city income tax - 6:12

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:33 am
    Tue August 4, 2009

    Governor Strickland bans "prone restraints" of violent inmates

    Columbus, OH – In the past, when prison inmates, or people in mental hospitals or drug treatment programs have gotten violent and out of control, they've been subdued on the floor in a face-down position. Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has signed an executive order banning the practice. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    9:56 am
    Tue August 4, 2009

    Tuesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, Oh –

  • State Auditor accuses NW Ohio school superintendent of fraud
  • changing the elections process
  • :47

  • studying the future of Ohio's auto industry
  • 4:16

  • new outlet mall opens in SW Ohio
  • 4:46

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:28 pm
    Mon August 3, 2009

    GM says 6,000 blue collar workers have taken latest round of early retirements and buyout offers--not enough to prevent thousands of layoffs. That story and more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Frod says July sales rose nearly 1.6%, in part thanks to "Cash for Clunkers" program - :53

  • COTA says absent-minded commuters have left 400 bikes on bus bicycle racks in five years - 1:35

  • Ohio moves up to 28th in a state-by-state study of national child well-being - 2:17

  • Ohio Supreme Court approves change allowing legal interns to serve as attorneys in felony cases - 3:47

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:38 am
    Mon August 3, 2009

    Regulators shut down banks in Ohio, Florida, and others amid recession and mounting loan defaults--and--a judge in Delaware approves settlement of a shareholder's lawsuit against National City Bank, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Governor Strickland tries to decide whether to follow the clemency recommendation of the Ohio parole board for a death row inmate - 1:22

  • Sociologist at Ohio University-Zanesville writes a book analyzing gun culture - 2:39

  • Hospital service for their youngest patients can translate into lifelong adult loyalty - 3:54

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:37 am
    Mon August 3, 2009

    Federal regulators shut down banks in Ohio, Florida, and others amid pressures of the recession and mounting loan defaults--and--a judge in Delaware approves settlement of a shareholder's lawsuit against National City Bank, plus more in this morning

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Governor Strickland tries to decide whether to follow the clemency recommendation of the Ohio parole board for a death row inmate - 1:22

  • Sociologist at Ohio University-Zanesville writes a book analyzing gun culture - 2:39

  • Hospital service for their youngest patients can translate into lifelong adult loyalty - 3:54

  • Attorneys for uniform company Cintas claim a worker died in 2007 after "consciously disregarding his training" - 5:22

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:37 am
    Mon August 3, 2009

    Federal regulators shut down banks in Ohio, Florida, and others amid pressures of the recession and mounting loan defaults--and--a judge in Delaware approves settlement of a shareholder's lawsuit against National City Bank, plus more in this morning

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Governor Strickland tries to decide whether to follow the clemency recommendation of the Ohio parole board for a death row inmate - 1:22

  • Sociologist at Ohio University-Zanesville writes a book analyzing gun culture - 2:39

  • Hospital service for their youngest patients can translate into lifelong adult loyalty - 3:54

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    It's Movie Time
    1:52 pm
    Fri July 31, 2009

    July 31, 2009 It's Movie Time: Hurt Locker, (500) Days of Summer

    Films reviewed: Hurt Locker, (500) Days of Summer

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

    Be sure to listen on Sunday mornings at 9:01 to On the Marquee, John and Kristin's weekly broadcast covering the latest movie releases, both on the screen and on DVD and Blu-ray.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:44 pm
    Fri July 31, 2009

    Former Columbus resident pleads not guilty to killing a U.S. soldier at an army recruiting center--and--members of Ohio congressional delegations meet on Capitol Hill to keep the Cash for Clunkers program going, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • The energy bill expected to pass Congress this Fall could include new renewable energy standards and biomass boosts - 1:25

  • Anti-abortion amendment to a health care overhaul bill voted down in a U.S. House committee - 2:26

  • Elderly Euclid woman accused of clubbing a fawn to death with a shovel pleads not guilty to animal abuse charges - 3:49

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