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3:13 pm
Thu July 30, 2009

What Price Lush Lawns?

Columbus, OH – Americans love lush, full lawns. Fertilizers and herbicides help, but there's a concern about the water pollution they cause. Experts advise using fertilizers and gherbicides in moderation. For the Environment Report, Julie Grant reports.

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Ohio Public Radio
2:39 pm
Thu July 30, 2009

Death row inmate refelcts on crime as governor ponders clemancy.

Columbus, OH – Jason Getsy talks about the crime that put him on death row, as the governor deliberates on clemancy request.

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On The Marquee
11:05 am
Thu July 30, 2009

August 2, 2009 On the Marquee

New Releases The Hurt Locker and (500) Days of Summer, New DVDs Miss March and Fast and Furious, 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
2:27 pm
Wed July 29, 2009

Stimulus money puts cops on streets, state fair as "staycation", factory farms, and Bengals lottery -- in this Wednesday afternoon news.

Columbus OH – Stories include:

  • Stimulus money puts cops on streets

  • State fair as "staycation"
  • :43

  • Factory farms say they look for cooperation
  • 1:17

  • Bengals team up with lottery
  • 5:13

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:40 pm
    Wed July 29, 2009

    85 year-old decorated veteran of three wars dies after home invasion--and--another bill banning hands-on cellphone use introduced into state legislation, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio community that jumped the gun with its traffic-camera program must now dismiss scores of tickets - 2:21

  • Urbana to have eleven bridges upgraded with federal stimulus money - 3:10

  • Aluminum maker Ormet Corporation notifies workers that it intends to eliminate nearly all jobs at its southeast Ohio plant - 3:44

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:54 am
    Wed July 29, 2009

    At least eight workers injured in an explosion at an explosives manufacturing plant--and--Ohioans who took high school equivalency tests during temporary budget weeks are still feeling negative results, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Organizers believe struggling economy could mean another year for big attendance at the Ohio State Fair - 3:00

  • Five more counties attacked by the emerald ash beetle - 3:44

  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources says number of bald eagle nests in Ohio are up to 215- 4:47

  • Los Angeles Angels win in a 7-6 victory over the Cleveland Indians - 8:01

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:02 pm
    Tue July 28, 2009

    Columbus police say man charged for stabbing murder of south side man--and--home prices post their first monthly increase since summer of '06, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Akron City Council votes to tighten petition requirements for future recall elections - 1:52

  • Cleveland schools to use $7 million stimulus dollars to cut its budget deficit in half - 3:38

  • Grant approved to support development of robot spy planes at University of Dayton - 4:12

  • U.S. and China to wrap up two days of high-level economic talks in Washington today - 4:48

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    Ohio Public Radio
    10:48 am
    Tue July 28, 2009

    Ohio insurance rates increase in 2009

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio Department of Insurance says consumers are paying more for car and home insurance than they did last year. Spokesperson Jarrett Dunbar tells Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles what his agency found when it looked at average rates for the state's ten most popular insurance companies.

    WCBE Newscasts
    10:45 am
    Tue July 28, 2009

    OSU student whose punch resulted in the death sentenced to two months in jail--and--Columbus City Council approves six minor changes to its scrap metal sales law, plus more from this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Delaware County judge sentences man to six months in jail for assaulting a police dog - :25

  • Ohio's university system is pursuing Governor Strickland's "going international" strategy - 5:37

  • Government looking to sell its GM and Chrysler shares as soon as possible - 8:11

  • Federal officials meet with Ohio businesses to encourage them to apply for broadband access expansion funds - 8:57

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    WCBE Stories
    10:42 am
    Tue July 28, 2009

    Scrap metal law changes approved

    Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night approves six minor changes to its law regulating scrap-metal sales at local yards. The changes are designed to bring it into compliance with the state scrap metal law passed after the city's ordinance took effect in 2007. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

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    Movie Reviews
    4:42 pm
    Mon July 27, 2009

    The Hurt Locker

    A Drug

    "War is a drug." Reporter Chris Hedges

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    It's Movie Time
    11:05 am
    Mon July 27, 2009

    September 11, 2009 It's Movie Time; 9, In the Loop

    Films reviewed: 9, In the Loop

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

    Listen to On the Marquee, our weekly broadcast about new releases on the screen and DVD: Sundays at 9:01 AM or on demand at WCBE.org

    And, for the latest updates, become a fan of It's Movie Time on Facebook.


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    WCBE Newscasts
    6:55 pm
    Fri July 24, 2009

    Strickland defends budget cuts, first railroad quiet zone, weight and pregnancy increases diabetes risk -- these stories and more in this Friday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Strickland defends budget cuts

  • Gates Foundation announces grants for libraries
  • :50

  • First railroad quiet zone
  • 1:18

  • Roller coaster remains still
  • 2:23

  • Weight and pregnancy increases diabetes risk
  • 2:58

  • High-end restaurant files for bankruptcy
  • 4:53

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    It's Movie Time
    4:13 pm
    Fri July 24, 2009

    July 24, 2009 It's Movie Time: G-Force, The Ugly Truth

    Films reviewed: G-Force, The Ugly Truth

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

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    On The Marquee
    9:15 am
    Fri July 24, 2009

    July 26, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases G-Force and The Ugly Truth, New DVDs Watchmen and Coraline, 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
    1:54 pm
    Thu July 23, 2009

    Bexley toddler's death called suspicious, teen's triple murder trial starts, and Iraqi students to come to Ohio -- these stories and more in this Thursday morning news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Bexley toddler's death called suspicious

  • Teen's triple murder trial starts
  • :20
  • Family sues church run treatmentcenter in death
  • :48
  • Ford plant gets federal loans for eco-friendly engines
  • 1:29

  • Legislators supporting residential solar energy
  • 2:07

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    Cinema Classics
    1:37 pm
    Thu July 23, 2009

    July 23,2009 Cinema Classics: CAPA Movie Series 2009

    A Cinema Classic: CAPA Movie Series 2009

    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
    1:13 pm
    Thu July 23, 2009

    Dayton toddler handgun victim; sportscaster sues for tax deduction; Case Western helps build deepest laboratory -- these stories and more in this Thursday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:
    Dayton toddler latest handgun victim


  • Family sues church-run treatment center in death

  • Sportscaster sues for tax deduction
  • 1:07

  • Case Western helps build deepest laboratory
  • 1:51

  • Longer school year plan to be revisited
  • 2:47

  • Foresters re-introduce resistant chestnut and elm trees
  • 4:07

  • Cooler than average July temps
  • 5:15

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:26 pm
    Wed July 22, 2009

    PA man charged in bomb scare; tourism department gets unexpected boost, new voting machines approved -- these stories and more in this Wednesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • PA man charged in bomb scare

  • Avon to cut jobs
  • :31
    Federal loans for efficient Brook park engines

    1:00

  • Non-profits aid job seekers
  • 1:39

  • Tourism department gets unexpected boost
  • 2:20

  • New voting machines approved
  • 4:12
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:31 pm
    Wed July 22, 2009

    Richland County grand jury indicts Mansfield man for mishandling thousands of investors' dollars--and--Ohio judge orders new trial for man found guilty of drowning wife in a bathtub, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Hilliard man pleads guilty to child pornography after hundreds of pictures found - 1:16

  • Former U.S. senator Mike Dewine says he would be a nonpartisan attorney general - 2:20

  • Columbus campus of National College celebrates its grand opening today - 3:41

  • Talks on sale of Proctor & Gamble's pharmaceutical business are reportedly advancing - 5:04

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