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WCBE Newscasts
11:55 am
Tue June 30, 2009

Police say Saturday night's death at Comfest was likely accidental--and--four democrats file paperwork to launch primary challenge for Cleveland Mayor Jackson, plus more in this morning's newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • GM scheduled to ask bankruptcy judge today to approve its restructuring plan - 1:27

  • U.S. EPA publicizes a list of 26 communities where coal ash dumps pose health hazards - 2:04

  • White House says climate change bill will not be taken to Senate until after health care legislation is approved - 2:40

  • U.S. Supreme Court supports ruling that autistic child from Ohio not entitled to taxpayer-funded private education - 3:50

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:09 pm
    Mon June 29, 2009

    Lawmakers work on 1-week budget, colleges continue tuition freeze, reusing old construction material booming market -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Lawmakers work on one-week interim budget as debate goes on

  • Minus budget resolution, some public colleges keep tuiition freeze
  • 1:19

  • State development officer returns after resolving debt
  • 1:45

  • Reusing old construction material booming
  • 2:24

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:43 pm
    Mon June 29, 2009

    Montgomery County Board of Elections deadlocked over Jon Husted's residency, plus more in this afternoon's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • State lawmakers expect to vote on a temporary budget due to slot machine impasse - 1:24

  • Opening ceremonies held today for new $336 million casino boat in southeastern Indiana - 2:15

  • Some Ohioans find state's open enrollment health insurance program not viable due to lack of premium regulation - 3:15

  • Outdoor historical drama "Blue Jacket" ends its 26 year-run in Xenia due to low attendance - 4:24

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:19 am
    Mon June 29, 2009

    Columbus police continue investigation of 18 year-old stabbed at Comfest--and--police suspect murder-suicide in deaths of elderly Forest Park couple, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Head of Columbus zoo dies - :19

  • Postal carrier finds newborn baby girl in abandoned Columbus home - 1:04

  • Negotiations over two-year budget seems to have fallen apart over weekend - 1:26

  • Ohio gasoline prices down for third straight week - 2:42

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    Movie Reviews
    12:13 pm
    Sat June 27, 2009

    Whatever Works

    Melodie and Boris

    It works for me.

    "Sometimes a clich? is finally the best way to make one's point." Boris (Larry David)

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    It's Movie Time
    2:58 pm
    Fri June 26, 2009

    June 26, 2009 It's Movie Time: Every Little Step, My Sister's Keeper, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

    Films reviewed: Every Little Step, My Sister's Keeper, Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

    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
    2:44 pm
    Fri June 26, 2009

    June 28, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Every Little Step and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, New DVDs Inkheart and Confessions of a Shopaholic, 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
    12:22 pm
    Fri June 26, 2009

    Ohio's tourism industry warns jobs will be lost under Governor Strickland's new budget--and--city of Marysville agrees to give Scotts Company a 10-year tax abatement worth $6.2 million, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Majority U.S. House Democrats narrowly win a test vote for a global climate change bill - 1:44

  • National Transportation Safety Board investigates two reports of Airbus planes experiencing malfunctions- 4:00

  • Columbus City Council approves establishment of commercial overlays in four corridors - 5:09

  • Central Ohio chapter of American Red Cross holds blood drive at Schottenstein Center - 7:56

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    WCBE Stories
    11:46 am
    Fri June 26, 2009

    Arguments continue on income tax issue

    Columbus, OH – Union and business leaders, along with dozens of community groups and civic associations, have already endorsed a proposed half-percent increase in the Columbus city income tax on the August 4th ballot. But some on the right are blasting the proposal. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:41 am
    Fri June 26, 2009

    Federal bankruptcy judge rules group representing GM retirees can't form a formal negotiating committee--and--new developments emerge on the gambling front in Ohio, plus more in this morning's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Governor Strickland indicates a state budget may be in place by the June 30th deadline - 1:10

  • Family of 17 year-old girl shot by Columbus police last year files for a $3 million lawsuit - 4:29

  • White House likes its chances as climate bill heads towards U.S. House vote - 5:18

  • Federal Reserve chair Ben Bernanke disputes allegations he pressured Bank of America to acquire Merrill Lynch - 7:10

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:22 am
    Fri June 26, 2009

    Budget cuts could be a matter of life or death

    Columbus, OH – People who work with Ohio's elderly and ill citizens are watching closely as lawmakers work out a new two year state budget. People working in the nursing home and health care industries say those decisions could be a matter of life and death for some. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Cinema Classics
    4:28 pm
    Thu June 25, 2009

    June 25, 2009 Cinema Classics: Walter Matthau

    A Cinema Classic: Walter Matthau

    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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    Cinema Classics
    11:06 am
    Thu June 25, 2009

    June 25, 2009 Cinema Classics: Walter Matthau

    A Cinema Classic: Walter Matthau

    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
    8:31 pm
    Wed June 24, 2009

    Proposed cuts draw outrage; GM plant pins hope on the Cruze; community colleges get funds for remedial classes, and scientists confront the Creation Museum -- in this Wednesday afternoon news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Proposed cuts draw outrage

  • Some lawmakers hope governor re-examines tax breaks
  • 1:24

  • GM plant pins hope on the Cruze
  • 2:10

  • Community colleges get funds for remedial classes
  • 2:50

  • Scientists confront the Creation Museum
  • 4:41

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    WCBE Newscasts
    8:24 pm
    Wed June 24, 2009

    Cincinnati man arrested for threatening employer; state parks mandate 'pack out your trash' policy; community colleges get money for remdial classes -- these stories and more in this wednesday noon news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Cincinnati man arrested for threatening employer

  • Silicon wafer manufacturer leaves Ohio
  • :38

  • Some lawmakers protest standard tax breaks
  • 1:14

  • State parks mandate 'pack out your trash' policy
  • 1:59

  • Home sales up, prices down
  • 3:20

  • Community colleges get money for remdial classes
  • 3:48

    Tourism marketing pays off for Ohio

    4:27

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    Movie Reviews
    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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