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11:18 am
Tue September 8, 2009

Both sides on casino ballot issue begin TV ad campaigns

Columbus, OH – Now that Labor Day has ended, the people who push political candidates and causes believe it's okay to try to start focusing attention on the November election. Backers and opponents of the statewide ballot issue authorizing the construction of gambling casinos in four Ohio cities have launched a TV ad blitz. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
5:13 pm
Fri September 4, 2009

Mentally disabled 18-year-old missing in Piqua had contact with convicted sex offender. Governor Strickland not discouraged by challenges to slot machine plan. These stories plus more in today's afternoon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Mentally disabled 18-year-old missing in Piqua since Wednesday night. :00

  • Gov. Strickland not discouraged by challenges to slot machine plan. :46

  • Ohio Army National Guard deploys 40 soldiers to domestic protection program. 4:02

  • Buckeyes expect new level of competition against Navy in opening game. 4:30
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:29 pm
    Fri September 4, 2009

    State senator wants to exempt Ohio from any future federal healthcare plans, and the World Health Organization releases report of H1N1 deaths. This and more in today's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State senator wants to exempt Ohio from future federal healthcare plans. :00

  • WHO releases report of H1N1 deaths. :32

  • Federal health officials urge childcare providers to be vigilant against the flu. 1:24

  • Former Ohio highschool basketball coach convicted in arson of own home. 3:11

  • Ohio EPA renews E-Check program in northeast Ohio. 3:40

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    It's Movie Time
    12:01 pm
    Fri September 4, 2009

    September 4, 2009 It's Movie Time; The Final Destination, Paper Heart, Extract

    Films reviewed: The Final Destination, Paper Heart, Extract

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

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:21 am
    Fri September 4, 2009

    Three central Ohio school districts won't air President Obama's "Stay in School" message, and Columbus health officials urge pregnant women to vaccinate against H1N1. These stories plus more in this morning's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Three central Ohio school districts won't air President Obama's "Stay in School" message. :00

  • Ohio Election Commission postpones hearing over possible election law violation. :52

  • Columbus health officials urge pregnant women to vaccinate against H1N1. 1:46

  • Ohio teen runaway has nothing to fear by returning home, attorney says. 5:31

  • Police identify officer who shot a man near state fairgrounds. 6:08

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    On The Marquee
    9:54 am
    Fri September 4, 2009

    September 6, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Extract and In the Loop, New DVDs State of Play and Earth, 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 Stories
    9:26 am
    Fri September 4, 2009

    H-1-N-1 Death in Columbus

    Columbus, Oh – Columbus health officials are urging pregnant women to immediately get vaccinated for seasonal flu, after announcing a Columbus woman died at Doctors Hospital from H-1-N-1 or "swine" flu. Jim Letizia reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:51 pm
    Thu September 3, 2009

    Columbus woman dies of H1N1 after giving birth this morning, and a Southwest Ohio man convicted of murder won't get a new trial. These stories and more in today's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Southwest Ohio man convicted of murder won't get a new trial. :00
  • Columbus woman dies of H1N1, the first H1N1 death in Franklin County. :40
  • Ohio families are among the best at immunizing their children. 2:16
  • Cincinnati congresswoman argues that opponent violated election law. 3:16
  • Ohio-based Diebold sells voting maching business to Nebraska competitor. 4:00
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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:28 pm
    Thu September 3, 2009

    Retailers report sales declines for August, despite back to school shopping, and labor reports show drop in national new unemployment claims, while Ohio's numbers jump.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Retailers report sales declines for August during back to school season. :00

  • Labor Department reports drop in national new unemployment claims, while Ohio's numbers jump. :30

  • Hundreds apply for jobs at new Lucas County sports arena. 1:07

  • Cleveland mayor debates four challengers, but the gloves stay on. 1:33

  • Flordia judge will decide status of Columbus runaway teen. 3:30

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:59 pm
    Thu September 3, 2009

    Retailers report sales declines during what is normally back to school shopping season, and newest report shows a slight fall in new unemployment claims nationwide, but a jump in Ohio's claims. This and more in today's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories inlcude:

  • Retail sales decline during back to school season. :00

  • Slight fall in new unemployment claims shows a long road for economic recovery. :30

  • Hundreds show up for employment opportunities at Lucas County sports arena. 1:08

  • Cleveland mayor and his four challengers keep the gloves on during debate. 1:33

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:26 am
    Thu September 3, 2009

    Man shot by Columbus police officer during gangfight, and a Chillicothe man held on bond after police find weapons and an alleged hit list. These stories plus more in today's morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Man shot by police officer during gangfight near Columbus fairgrounds. :00

  • Ross County women in critical condition after mobile home fire. :28

  • Politician airs campaign finance complaints before Ohio Election Commission. :56

  • Chillicothe man held on bond after police find weapons and an alleged hit list. 1:36

  • Columbus climate change forumn discusses cap and trade legislation. 2:01

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    Cinema Classics
    9:03 am
    Thu September 3, 2009

    September 3, 2009 Cinema Classics: Quentin Tarantino

    Quentin Tarantino

    A Cinema Classic: Quentin Tarantino

    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
    5:40 pm
    Wed September 2, 2009

    Dublin mosque speaks out about runaway teen, and Ohio colleges already reporting cases of H1N1 as the new school year begins. These stories and more in today's noon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Dublin mosque speaks out about runaway teen. :00

  • Former Ohio coach charged with arson of his own home. :40

  • Students at failing public schools may receive education vouchers. 1:37

  • Ohio colleges already dealing with cases of H1N1. 2:42

  • Muskingum Valley health centers score stimulus money to improve heath care. 3:30

  • Columbus foundation hits $1 billion fundraising mark. 4:57

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    Ohio Public Radio
    5:00 pm
    Wed September 2, 2009

    Petition tries to prevent electronic slot machines at Ohio race tracks.

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio Supreme court heard testimony today in a hotly contested question. If critics of the plan to put electronic slot machines at seven race tracks collect enouch petition signatures, can they block it from taking effect now and force a statewide vote on it next November?

    Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:55 pm
    Wed September 2, 2009

    Cincinnati nun banned from teaching because of her belief in ordaining women as priests. And wildlife officials take steps to keep rabit racoons out of Ohio. These storeis and more in today's afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • A Cincinnati nun has been banned from teaching. :00

  • Ohio's annual raccoon rabies vaccination program. :42

  • Ohio mosque denies involvement with runaway teen. 2:37
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    Ohio Public Radio
    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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