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11:35 am
Wed October 8, 2008

New program in Franklin County helps those in foreclosure

Columbus, OH – Franklin County officials have outlined a new program to help residents in foreclosure and those facing foreclosure. Mike Foley reports.

WCBE Newscasts
11:29 am
Wed October 8, 2008

Wednesday morning news

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Franklin county officials support new Homeowner Helpline program to assist struggling homeowners

  • Regional and community banks may have an edge over industry giants during financial troubles

  • Unionized Columbus city workers offer suggestions to plug projected $80 million deficit

  • Putnam County elections director fired less than a month before presidential election

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:20 am
    Wed October 8, 2008

    Major pharmaceutical drug manufacturer agrees to pay Ohio millions of dollars

    Columbus, OH – Ohio is slated to get millions of dollars as part of a record-setting national agreement with a major pharmaceutical drug manufacturer. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    3:12 am
    Wed October 8, 2008

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohioans offer opinions on last night's debate between the two presidential candidates

  • McCain and Palin in Ohio today, Obama visits the state tomorrow

  • Ohio to receive millions from drug settlement

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    Movie Reviews
    3:50 pm
    Tue October 7, 2008

    Body of Lies

    "The road to dusty death"

    "When men no longer have the least fear of saying something untrue, they very soon have no fear whatsoever of doing something unjust." Theodor Haecker

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:25 am
    Tue October 7, 2008

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Athens County woman sentenced to prison for throwing away fetus from miscarriage

  • Columbus city council approves request by city auditor to purchase over $41 million in outstanding municipal bonds

  • Cincinnati police say crackdown on cocaine trade leads to recent violence

  • Huron county erects bridge made of plastic and reinforced fiberglass

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:20 am
    Tue October 7, 2008

    Ohio attorney general candidates fight over contributions

    Columbus, OH – Two candidates for Ohio Attorney General are sparring over questionable campaign contributions. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has details.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:12 am
    Tue October 7, 2008

    The facts about prostate cancer

    Columbus, OH – Prostate cancer is the most common type of cancer among men, and if caught early it's also the most treatable. Still, many men remain ignorant about the health of the prostate. For Ohio Public Radio, Gretchen Cuda spoke to a prostate cancer expert to find out what every man should know.

    WCBE Newscasts
    1:13 am
    Tue October 7, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio state treasurer says veterans of Persian Gulf, Afghanistan, and Iraq wars should get bonuses for their service

  • Suspicious backage prompting evacuation of Ohio congressman Bohener's office contained bacon

  • Ohio poll shows Obama generates more enthusiasm among his supporters

  • Asphalt replaced with green alternatives in Akron road repair

  • Hydrodec North America to open oil recycling plant in Canton

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:20 am
    Mon October 6, 2008

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • Ohio Treasurer Rich Cordray will return $10,000 campaign contribution after newspaper questions link to state contract

  • Ohio election officials say voter turnout and ballot requirements could lead to costly election

  • Ohio developers rush projects to beat October 15th deadline that could increase costs

  • Buckeyes move to #12 in AP Football poll following victory over Wisconsin

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:45 am
    Mon October 6, 2008

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Bank of America agrees to pay $8 billion to keep people in their homes

  • Price of gasoline drops to levels not seen since Spring

  • Government report finds more deaths caused by simultaneous flu and staph infections

  • Ohio governor and house speaker disagree on funding for college science scholarship program

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    WCBE Stories
    12:36 am
    Mon October 6, 2008

    Columbus city auditor says city investments are safe and liquid despite having $6.3 million less than 2007

    Columbus, OH – Columbus city auditor Hugh Dorrian says city investments are safe and liquid, but have brought in nearly $6.3 million less this year than in 2007. Jim Letizia has the details in this WCBE story.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:54 am
    Thu October 2, 2008

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • Bruce Springsteen to perform free acoustic set at OSU to boost Obama's voter registration drive

  • Ohio officials bein a month-long effort to raise awareness for domestic violence

  • Bankruptcy lawyers say a change in state law should help bankrupt Ohioans keep more assets

  • Governor Strickland creates state cabinet subdivision tasked with creating jobs

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:51 am
    Thu October 2, 2008

    State treasurer Rich Cordray says Wall Street troubles won't affect Ohio's treasury

    Columbus, OH – State Treasurer Rich Cordray says the troubles on Wall Street are not affecting Ohio's treasury. Cordray tells Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles there's no need for Ohioans to worry that the state's bottom line will be affected by the Wall Street meltdown.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:43 am
    Thu October 2, 2008

    Questions remain about validity of payday loan petition signatures

    Columbus – It now appears Ohio voters will get to decide whether to overturn a new state law cracking down on payday loan stores. The stores oppose the law, and helped collect thousands of petition signatures to put it on the ballot. As statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports, questions remain about whether all of the petition signatures were gathered fairly.

    WCBE Stories
    12:47 am
    Thu October 2, 2008

    Columbus police warn residents about latest scams

    Columbus, OH – Columbus police are warning residents about a pair of scams costing consumers money. WCBE's Alison Holm reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:46 am
    Thu October 2, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • U.S. House expected to vote on financial bailout bill tomorrow

  • Former CEO of Dublin-based health care financing company accused of fraud by federal prosecutors

  • Lack of ballots in Wayne County prevent people from voting in first day of early voting

  • Kentucky transportation officals discover crack on I-275 bridge near Cincinnati

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    Movie Reviews
    4:29 pm
    Wed October 1, 2008

    Appaloosa

    Buddies in love . . .

    If Ed Harris's Appaloosa weren't such a good film, it would be a risible parody of the western genre, replete with hired lawmen/gunmen, bad guy big shot with his baddies, femme fatale, and never ending banter, brush, and blue sky. But it is solid drama involving friendship tested, love uncertain, and choices not easy to make between justice and revenge.

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    Movie Reviews
    2:31 pm
    Wed October 1, 2008

    How to Lose Friends and Alienate People

    A pig at the party . . .

    "The tabloids are like animals, with their own behavioural patterns. There's no point in complaining about them, any more than complaining that lions might eat you." David Mellor


    The first half or so of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People is a witty take on the shallowness of the publishing industry, specifically the tabloids. With the recent demise of the New York Sun, the precariousness of any publishing is real, so there is much room for satire and reflection.

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    Movie Reviews
    11:47 am
    Wed October 1, 2008

    Religulous

    Big Ones

    Bill Maher: Gay Muslim activists. That is a very rare job description. You guys have big ones.


    Religulous, Ridiculous, whatever. Bill Maher's irreverent take on major world religions?Catholic, Jewish, Islam are the most prominent--makes no pretense of admiring religious devotees.

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