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3:32 pm
Thu July 16, 2009

Income Tax Hike Debated

Columbus, OH – A proposed half percent increase to the Columbus income tax goes before the voters in a special August 4th election. An elected official supporting the tax debated a tax opponent Wednesday at the Columbus Metropolitan Club. WCBE intern Casey Best was there.

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On The Marquee
2:02 pm
Thu July 16, 2009

July 19, 2009 On the Marquee

New Releases Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince and Food, Inc., New DVDs The Haunting in Connecticut and 12, 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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Ohio Public Radio
12:46 pm
Thu July 16, 2009

Christian leaders vow to fight Ohio slots proposal

Columbus, OH – Christian leaders on opposite sides of the political spectrum agree they do not like the governor and legislators' decision to install slot machines at race tracks. they're hoping a court challenge will block the move. Ohio Public Radio's Bill cohen reports.

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WCBE Newscasts
11:03 am
Thu July 16, 2009

Firefighter who killed dogs, fired; city and county launched new drug, prostitution courts, signs foreclosure crisis may be slowing -- these stories and more in this Thursday afternoon news.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Firefighter who killed own dogs, fired

  • Former Arthritis Foundation official guilty of theft
  • :43

  • City, county launch drug and prostituition courts
  • 1:09

  • Signs foreclosure crisis may be slowing<
  • 3:23

  • Neil Armstrong donates papers to Purdue University
  • 4:27

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:01 am
    Thu July 16, 2009

    Firefighter who killed dogs, fired; city and county launched new drug, prostitution courts, signs foreclosure crisis may be slowing -- these stories and more in this Thursday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Firefighter who killed own dogs, fired

  • Former Arthritis Foundation official guilty of theft
  • :43

  • City, county launch drug and prostituition courts
  • 1:09

  • Signs foreclosure crisis may be slowing<
  • 3:23

  • Neil Armstrong donates papers to Purdue University
  • 4:27

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:01 am
    Thu July 16, 2009

    Firefighter who killed dogs, fired; city and county launched new drug, prostitution courts, signs foreclosure crisis may be slowing -- these stories and more in this Thursday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Firefighter who killed own dogs, fired

  • Former Arthritis Foundation official guilty of theft
  • :43

  • City, county launch drug and prostituition courts
  • 1:09

  • Signs foreclosure crisis may be slowing<
  • 3:23

  • Neil Armstrong donates papers to Purdue University
  • 4:27

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:53 am
    Thu July 16, 2009

    Rate of unemployment slows; foreclosures rise; more animals threatened with extinction -- these stories and more in this Thursday noon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Rate of unemployment slows

  • Number of foreclosures continues to rise
  • :36

  • DNA tests rule out suspect in 29-year-old murder case
  • 3:24

  • Report show more animals facing extinction
  • 3:58

  • State prisons directo supports cell phone legislation
  • 4:55

  • Second Ohio transit system raises fares
  • 5:59

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:38 am
    Thu July 16, 2009

    Columbus tax proposal debated, homeless surround hamilton County courthouse, portman takes fundraising lead in Seante race -- these stories and more in this Thursday morning news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Body discovered in northland area pond

  • Columbus income ttax hikee debated
  • :39

  • Commisioner complains homeless sleeping at courthouse
  • 4:38

  • Portman takes fundraising lead in U.S. Senate campaign
  • 5:18

  • Casino owners continue to push Ohio plan
  • 6:31

  • Florida man accused of breaking into LexisNexis database
  • 9:01

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    Movie Reviews
    10:25 am
    Wed July 15, 2009

    The Ugly Truth

    Gin and tonic

    "And when that I had geten unto me/By maistry all the sovereignetee . . . After that day we hadden never debat!"

    Wife of Bath, Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

    From Chaucer to Apatow, men have always wanted to know what women want (In the bard's case, it was "mastery" over men). So The Ugly Truth is a pleasant summer breeze which looks at what men are and what they want. It's a romcom with witty moments (too few for me):

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:24 pm
    Tue July 14, 2009

    Oregon trucker who confessed to slayings in four states executed this morning. That story plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • New budget does not include provision to drill for resources on state lands - 1:14

  • Lima landlord sentenced to 90 days in jail for fire death of five tennants - 2:22

  • President Obama and Russian President Medvedev agree to seek a new strategic arms reduction treaty - 3:29

  • Kansas City Royals pitcher begins fulfilling court sentence by coaching youngsters in Toledo - 5:00

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:21 am
    Tue July 14, 2009

    Man who confessed to killings in four states is awaiting execution in Ohio--and--Ohio lawmakers approve $50.5 billion state budget legalizing slot machines at horse racetracks and overhauling school funding, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Sentencing scheduled September 16th for Canal Winchester man who pleaded guilty to robbing five check cashing businesses - :47

  • Columbus Police Firearms Review Board clears officer for killing a man armed with a high-powered rifle - 1:26

  • Conservative Republican state lawmaker drops out of 2010 gubernatorial race - 1:55

  • Ravenna experts try to determine whether three '40s era bombs found in the ground are duds or armed - 5:27

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:17 am
    Tue July 14, 2009

    Tuition freeze dies in state budget

    Columbus, OH – A proposed tuition freeze at Ohio's two-year community colleges and 4-year state universities is dead. It's a casualty of the recession and a state budget approved by Ohio lawmakers yesterday. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Stories
    11:11 am
    Tue July 14, 2009

    Economic agreement between Columbus and Dublin reached

    Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night approved an economic-development agreement with the city of Dublin. The two cities have agreed to share tax money from new jobs created inside a 277-acre office and retail development. WCBE's Jim Letizia has details.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 pm
    Mon July 13, 2009

    Governor and legislators' budget deal grants jurisdiction over Ohio slots to Ohio Supreme Court, plus more in this afternoon's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Toledo Mayor decides not to run for fourth term amid recall vote - 1:59

  • Ohio company says its created a firefighting suit designed to keep user safe from many hazards - 2:44

  • Boston-based foreclosure prevention group visits Ohio to host a mortgage restructuring fair - 3:29

  • National Weather Service confirms two tornados touched down in south-central Ohio - 6:06

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:13 am
    Mon July 13, 2009

    Planned tuition freeze for an additional year of Ohio's public colleges scrapped from state budget deal--and--water quality experts warn people not to dispose of old prescription drugs down the drain, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Five people were injured when a tornado touched down in Pike County - :00

  • AP economic stress map shows areas in Ohio are getting much worse - 2:54

  • Lebanon Raceway's GM says track owners are looking to move to facility to Montgomery County- 5:19

  • Columbus City Council scheduled to vote on a tax sharing agreement with the city of Dublin - 6:02

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    It's Movie Time
    4:45 pm
    Fri July 10, 2009

    July 10, 2009 It's Movie Time: Whatever Works, Summer Hours, Moon

    Films reviewed: Whatever Works, Summer Hours, Moon

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

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:24 pm
    Fri July 10, 2009

    Court of appeals in Cincinnati refuses to delay execution of a man who went on a multi-state killing spree--and--head of revamped GM says the company will repay $50 billion in loans before 2015, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • GM and Chrysler urge lawmakers to allow the close of nearly 3,000 car dealerships - 2:34

  • World's major polluters say they want to help give poor countries help in combating global warming - 3:15

  • A restaurant in Columbus' German Village is looking for ways to save Oktoberfest - 5:12

  • Neighbors of a Euclid woman who beat a fawn to death with a shovel say the criminal charge is excessive - 5:32

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    WCBE Stories
    9:54 am
    Fri July 10, 2009

    Feds arrest 169 in Central Ohio

    Columbus, Ohio –

  • A month-long multi-agency fugitive hunt resulted in 169 arrests in central ohio in June. Alison Holm reports.
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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:49 am
    Fri July 10, 2009

    Three dead in Linden, Gunshots kill rape suspect, and more

    Columbus, Oh – Stories Include:

  • three dead in Linden

  • rape suspect killed by police
  • :27

  • documentary film about tainted food
  • 1:05

  • GM bankruptcy
  • 5:02

  • HUD homeless money to Columbus
  • 6:32

  • Veep in Cincinnati
  • 7:09

  • ill prisoners in nursing homes
  • 8:16

  • parents weigh in on state budget
  • 8:56

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    Cinema Classics
    2:21 pm
    Thu July 9, 2009

    July 9, 2009 Cinema Classics:Gangsters

    A Cinema Classic: Gangsters

    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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