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WCBE Newscasts
11:12 am
Mon September 22, 2008

Monday morning news

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Police arrest two Cleveland teenagers accused of plotting attack on anniversary of school shootings

  • Southwest Ohio man convicted of attempting to use equipment to spy on female college students

  • Federal regulators shut down Ameribank in Eastern Ohio and West Virginia

  • Ohio Department of Job and Family Services warns of post-blackout scams

  • Terrelle Pryor leads OSU to victory over Troy

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:39 am
    Mon September 22, 2008

    Developing monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Downtown Circleville hit by massive blaze this morning

  • McCain to visit Cleveland tonight on heels of new poll's boost

  • Gas prices fall again after Ike caused price hikes

  • 1/3 of voters will take advantage of early voting this year

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    Movie Reviews
    3:00 pm
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Choke

    Pain

    "Sex is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other." Marquis de Sade

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:38 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • OSU to release details of President Gee's performance bonuses

  • Ohio National Guard will deploy approximately 60 Columbus-area soldiers for Operation Enduring Freedom

  • Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio will expand hours at landfill and two composing sites on Saturday.

  • Environmentalists fight to stop buckeye plant from moving north

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:35 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Attorney General candidates face off on issue of outside law firms

    Columbus, OH – A familiar debate is taking place in the race for Ohio Attorney General. The candidates are talking about the process they'd use to hire outside law firms to do work for the Attorney General's office. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:26 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Franklin County Landfill

    Columbus, OH – Officials at the Franklin County Landfill are doing something almost no other landfill in the world is doing--turning trash into fuel for cars. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:22 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Officials argue about high paying jobs at OSU

    Columbus, OH – Executive pay levels at state-supported universities and some newly-created administrative jobs at them are reaising the eyebrows of some key Ohio legislators. But the top man in Ohio's system of higher education is refraining from criticizing the moves. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Allergists say Sunday's windstorm picked up pollens, mold, and sawdust.

  • Treasury Department will tap into depression-era fund that guarantees nation's money market mutual funds

  • Ohio's unemployment for August hit a 16-year high.

  • Columbus police to launch experiment in easing traffic congestion after OSU football games.

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    WCBE Stories
    12:06 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Independent's Day celebrated in downtown Columbus

    Columbus, OH – Hundreds of central Ohio's artists will converge on downtown Columbus tomorrow to celebrate the do-it-yourself spirit. WCBE intern Casey Best reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:35 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • State Fire Marshall says Ohioans should strive towards fire safety in powerless houses

  • Franklin County GOP Chair says web site making false claims owes him an apology.

  • Mid-Ohio Food Bank launches multi-million dollar public fundraising campaign

  • U.S. House to vote today on Great Lakes Legacy Act

  • Officials say State Fair made $300,000 profit

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    Election 2008
    11:29 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Ohio League of Women Voters argues lawsuit filed by GOP

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio League of Women Voters is taking issue with a lawsuit filed by the Ohio Republican Party over how absentee balloting and voter registration should be conducted. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:26 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Power outages may lead to more school days for Columbus students

    Columbus, OH – Ohio school children are celebrating their unscheduled holidays this week due to continued power outages at many schools. But students may have to attend class for a longer period of time next June. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    1:35 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Prosecutors in Indianapolis accuse Cincinnati-based bus company's ex-manager of allowing unsafe buses to carry children

  • Repair crews make progress in restorying power to homes and businesses in Ohio

  • Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio to expand hours at composting sites on Saturday

  • Farmers in Ike's path say strong winds have damaged their crop

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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:33 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Strickland offers reporters a tour of powerless mansion

    Columbus, OH – Among the nearly 2-million Ohioans who lost electricity in Sunday's wind storm is Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. The Governor's mansion on Columbus' near east side got their power back this morning, but not before Strickland showed Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler and other reporters around the residence.

    Movie Reviews
    12:05 pm
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Lakeview Terrace

    Lakeview Vigilante

    Incendiary . . .

    "Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can." Abraham Lincoln

    Barack Obama has helped reveal the hitherto hidden racist attitudes among blacks and whites. In Lakeview Terrace, Samuel L. Jackson, as a black cop living next to mixed-race newlyweds, also confronts the audience with the lingering prejudices thought to have vanished with the civil rights chaos almost half a century ago.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    10:06 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Inside the BCI

    London, OH – Criminals are getting more crafty, changing with technology and finding new ways to hurt and deceive people and invade their lives and their communities. Investigators are fighting back through the latest high-tech tools and some old-fashioned detective work. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler went inside the state's crime lab headquarters in London west of Columbus to learn more.

    Ohio Public Radio
    10:03 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Candidates squabble over press releases

    Columbus, OH – A battle over press releases has brought some attention to the Attorney General's race. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

    Election 2008
    10:02 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    McCain and Palin in Ohio

    Vienna, OH – Republican presidential candidate John McCain has repeatedly campaigned in the heavily Democratic Mahoning Valley. But Trumbull County voters got their first look at GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin today. Palin and McCain campaigned in the small town of Vienna Center Tuesday, just a few miles from the Pennsylvania border. As Ohio Public Radio station WKSU's Karen Schaefer reports, most people liked what they heard.

    Election 2008
    10:00 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Obama's plan for the Great Lakes

    Cleveland, OH – Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama unveiled a five-point Great lakes restoration plan Tuesday. Environmentalists say it's a start toward what they estimate to be a $20 billion clean-up project. From station WCPN in Cleveland, Bill Rice reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    9:58 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Progress continues after storm

    Columbus, OH – It's been three days since 70-mile-an-hour winds pummeled Ohio....and the state is still in recovery mode. An estimated 1.4 million electricity customers are still without power this (Wednesday) morning, but there are signs of progress. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the latest.

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