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11:39 am
Wed June 24, 2009

Public Enemies

Robbed!

"They ain't tough enough, smart enough or fast enough. I can hit any bank I want, any time. They got to be at every bank, all the time." John Dillinger (Johnny Depp)

Yes, they were "smart enough." Melvin Purvis (Christian Bale), J. Edgar Hoover's (Billy Crudup) chosen agent to find Dillinger, uses his smarts to get associates to rat on him, and some "tough" heavy artillery to bring down the pop culture hero.

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WCBE Newscasts
7:28 pm
Tue June 23, 2009

Strip club "no-touch" law upheld; citations to bikers up; oil companies in Ohio get tax break; librarians protest budget cuts, in this Tuesday afternoon news.

Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Strip club "no-touch" law upheld

  • Citations to bikers up
  • :36

  • Oil companies in Ohio to get tax break
  • 2:17

  • Librarians protest budget cuts
  • 2:59

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    WCBE Newscasts
    7:20 pm
    Tue June 23, 2009

    Police in east side shooting identified; ministers criticize Strickland for slots reversal; citations up for bikers; cancer hoax couples belongings auctions off -- these stories and more in this Tuesday noon newscast.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Police in east side shooting identified

  • Sharonville soldiers Iraq suicide investigated
  • :23

  • Ministers criticize Strickland for slots reversal
  • :54

  • Citations up for bikers
  • 3:11

  • Ingredient list for some goods available via cell phone
  • 5:13

  • Cancer hoax couple's belongings auctioned off
  • 6:38

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    Movie Reviews
    2:18 pm
    Tue June 23, 2009

    The Hangover

    Underdressed

    "I didn't know they gave out rings at the Holocaust." Alan (Zach Galifianakis)


    If you want more anti-PC humor, The Hangover gives it: gay Asian thugs, old man without underwear, shrill girlfriend, loveable whore, and Holocaust joke (see above). This boys-will-be boys comedy thriller has enough raunch and racism to garner a near NC-17 (stay for the credits) and enough crude laughs to make a few hundred mil.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:03 pm
    Tue June 23, 2009

    Immigrant sentenced in machete murder, city accepts conservation stimulus money, critics skeptical of slots revenue estimates, and more in this Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Immigrant sentenced in machete murder
  • :22

  • City accepts conservation stimulus money
  • 2:49

  • Teens scrambling for stimulus money jobs
  • 3:56

  • Kroger exec sentenced for labour fraud
  • 5:08

  • Critics skeptical of slots revenue estimates
  • 6:02
  • Cincinnati ids land for urban farms
  • 7:45

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:32 pm
    Mon June 22, 2009

    Strickland reverses on slots, Ohioans could vote on animal standards, assistance for kids coming out of foster care and more, in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Strickland reverses on slots

  • Ohioans could vote on animal standards
  • :41

  • Preference proposed for state-purchased bio-products
  • 2:21

  • Cleveland mayor posts ethics policy in wake of investigation
  • 3:40

  • Assistance for kids coming out of foster care
  • 4:19

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:21 pm
    Mon June 22, 2009

    Investigators in Ohio offer a $10k reward for information in 3-year-old killing of a mother and her 3 children--and--a provision in the new state budget would allow advertising on government websites, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Joe Biden to visit Perrysburg tomorrow - 1:20

  • Ohio lawmakers want to give preferences to bioproducts when agencies purchase goods in the future - 1:47

  • Several Ohio community colleges chosen for Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation's new program - 4:30

  • University of Cincinnati gives coach Brian Kelly a contract expansion - 5:41

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:33 am
    Mon June 22, 2009

    Ohio Turnpike Commission approves electronic toll paying--and--state lawmakers dive back into state budget, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Continental Express flight to New Jersey makes emergency return to Cincinnati - :00

  • County governments allowed to solicit advertising on their websites to raise revenue - 2:26

  • Ohio gasoline prices down for second straight week - 4:14

  • Community centers promised by McDonalds founder's widow still under construction in Dayton - 5:33

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:11 pm
    Fri June 19, 2009

    Ohio unemployment rate approaches 11 percent--and--500 unionized workers at Cleveland Plain Dealer will take a 12% wage cut to prevent job losses, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Duke Energy says there is no firm commitment to build a nuclear power plant in Ohio - 2:55

  • OSU will not fine students who are unable to pay for summer quarter classes by Monday's deadline after computer glitch delays financial aid - 4:11

  • Butler County sheriff Richard Jones will not oppose U.S. House minority leader John Boehner in 2010 election - 4:37

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    WCBE Stories
    3:58 pm
    Fri June 19, 2009

    Gay Pride grows in Columbus

    Columbus, OH – This weekend marks Columbus Pride, the annual parade and festival for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgendered community. It's one of Columbus' largest celebrations, but it hasn't always been that way. WCBE intern Casey Best reports.

    WCBE Stories
    3:52 pm
    Fri June 19, 2009

    Columbus police ask for public's help finding shotgun-wielding suspect of 6 robberies--and--prosecutor opposes former OSU running back's request for early release from prison, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Federal immigration officials arrest a mexican fugitive accused of trafficking high-potency heroin - 1:18

  • Hundreds of Clippers fans charged twice on their credit card for arena purchases - 3:33

  • Columbus Chamber of Commerce votes to endorse Mayor Coleman's half-percent municipal income tax increase - 3:46

  • Ohio gets $106 million federal stimulus dollars for home weatherization - 5:19

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    It's Movie Time
    3:17 pm
    Fri June 19, 2009

    June 19, 2009 It's Movie Time:Tyson, The Proposal, and Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes

    Films reviewed: Tyson, The Proposal, and Garrison Keillor: The Man on the Radio in the Red Shoes

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

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    Cinema Classics
    2:24 pm
    Fri June 19, 2009

    June 18, 2009 Cinema Classics:Boxing

    A Cinema Classic: Boxing

    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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    On The Marquee
    12:57 pm
    Fri June 19, 2009

    June 21, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases The Proposal and Easy Virtue, New DVDs Friday the 13th and Madea Goes to Jail, 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.

    For the latest updates, become a fan on Facebook.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:04 pm
    Thu June 18, 2009

    Knox county teen sentenced in intimidation case, General Assembly forms committee to study auto woes impact on state, federal rail stimulus money favors Ohio -- these stories and more in this Thursday morning news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

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  • Man drowns in Alum Creek

  • Knox county teen sentenced in intimidation case
  • 1:13

  • General Assembly committee to study auto woes impact
  • 5:35

  • Federal rail stimulus money favors Midwest, California
  • 6:35

  • Heath man sentenced in friends heroin overdose death
  • 8:26

  • New study predicts big gloabl warning impact on Midwest
  • 9:22

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    Ohio Public Radio
    9:57 pm
    Thu June 18, 2009

    State settles elections lawsuit

    Columbus, Ohio – The state has agreed to change the way it handles elections as part of a legal settlement of a lawsuit that was filed four years ago. Ojio Publi Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

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    WCBE Stories
    9:32 pm
    Thu June 18, 2009

    Ohio Supreme Court sets execution dates, more spending cuts floated, and home inspectors check for meth labs -- these stories and more in this Wednesday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Ohio Supreme Court sets execution dates

  • More spending cut ideas floated
  • :36

  • Court rules on prevailing wage for suppliers
  • 4:23

  • Home inspectors check for meth labs
  • 5:02

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:23 pm
    Thu June 18, 2009

    Youth boot camp to clean up arsenic in water, unemployment drops slightly, efforts flag to halt guns to Mexico, Cleveland racetrack back; these stories and more in this Thursday noon newscast

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Youth boot camp to clean up arsenic in water
  • :19

  • "Dump the Pump" promotes public transit
  • :55

  • Unemployment drops slightly
  • 1:40

  • Efforts flag to halt guns to Mexico
  • 3:25

  • Screenings urged during Men's Health Week
  • 4:38

  • Cleveland race track back on track
  • 5:49

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    WCBE Stories
    9:09 pm
    Thu June 18, 2009

    States still hiring, nuclear plant planned in Piketon, county fair grandstand gets reprieve in this Thursday afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • States still hiring

  • nuclear plant planned in Piketon
  • :36

  • county fair grandstand gets reprieve
  • 5:05

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    Movie Reviews
    2:48 pm
    Wed June 17, 2009

    Ch?ri

    Uninspired Colette

    After you get over how beautiful the lighting makes 51 year-old Michelle Pfeiffer playing her age and how old it makes 28 year-old Rupert Friend playing 19, there's not much else to love about Ch?ri . Or maybe you can love the sumptuous 19th century Paris estates, cars, and gowns of the idle rich, whose lives will morph into something less glamorous as the Bel Epoque slides into WWI.

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