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WCBE Newscasts
2:12 pm
Wed June 3, 2009

State of Ohio executes man who burned a woman alive in the trunk of her car--and--parent of Huntington Bank will offer $300 million of common stock to help pay back federal bailout money, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Backers of proposed casino ballot issue insist they are working toward a vote this November - 1:28

  • Governor Strickland says it's unfair to blame his administration for NCR and GM job losses - 3:10

  • Fairfield County loses buildings to high winds and hail - 4:32

  • Tiger Woods returns to Memorial Tournament in Dublin - 5:03

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    Movie Reviews
    11:36 am
    Wed June 3, 2009

    The Merry Gentleman

    Not bad.

    "I'd say we've been pretty good for one another," Kate (Kelly Macdonald)

    Well, not quite, but that statement is consistent with na?ve young Brit Kate's cluelessness since she's talking to an accomplished assassin, Frank (Michael Keaton), whom she recently befriended and believes to be a good Samaritan. But that sense of being just a bit out of it is characteristic of Michael Keaton's first directorial effort, The Merry Gentleman, as well.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 pm
    Tue June 2, 2009

    Columbus says contract negotiations with police officers' union will not likely be settled at bargaining table--and--NCR Corporation plans to move to Georgia despite $31.1 million offer, with more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio Lottery Commission allowed to hire a Georgia company to run its games - 3:05

  • Members of President Obama's cabinet visit midwestern states hit by auto industry troubles - 3:39

  • Heath police are setting up cameras at State Rt 79 - 4:53

  • National Park Service will allow visitors free entry during three weekends this summer - 7:26

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:26 am
    Tue June 2, 2009

    Ohio fares better than expected in wake of GM closings

    Columbus, OH – Part of the price General Motors and its workers will pay to emerge from bankruptcy is more cuts--more dealers than announced last month will be dropped and 14 plants will close. But the news for Ohio turns out to be better than first thought. From member station WCPN in Cleveland, Mhari Saito and David C. Barnett reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:24 am
    Tue June 2, 2009

    John Kasich will run for governor on platform including eliminating the state income tax--and--West Columbus man sentenced to 12 years in prison for child pornography charges, plus more in the morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Governor Strickland offers NCR Corporation $31.1 million to stay in Dayton - 3:00

  • Public hearings on high voltage multistate transmission line will be held in West Virginia - 3:23

  • Federal bankruptcy judge says GM may have access to $15 billion in government financing - 5:00

  • Autoparts supplier Delphi reaches deal to sell much of company and come out of bankruptcy - 9:31

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:23 pm
    Mon June 1, 2009

    Officials with GM say closing a warehouse in Columbus-area will result 80 jobs lost, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Oil and gas prices surge to new highs in Ohio - :40

  • Ohioans who failed to qualify for government utility bill help may still get special aid - 1:13

  • Recession hurts graduating seniors' job hunt - 3:01

  • Governor Strickland rejects clemency for condemned killer who burned a woman alive - 4:11

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:02 pm
    Mon June 1, 2009

    Kasich attracting attention; former police chief pleads to obstruction charges; what GM's announcement means for Ohio -- these stories and more in this Monday afternoon news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Kasich attracting attention

  • Former police chief pleads to obstruction charges
  • :36

  • What GM's announcement means for Ohio
  • 1:11

  • Real estate firm offers payment guarentee
  • 4:19

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    WCBE Stories
    11:32 am
    Mon June 1, 2009

    Wexner Center shows students where art and environment intersect

    Columbus, OH – For many students, the school year is approaching its end--and that means dealing with final exams. For a group of students participating in an art-and-environment program through the Wexner Center, final exams are taking on some interesting shapes. WCBE intern Casey Best reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:07 am
    Mon June 1, 2009

    Ohio Senate Finance Committee begins hearings on pared down two-year budget--and--policy watchers propose ideas on how to balance the rainy day fund gap, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Ohio lawmakers push a bill to use federal stimulus money to create patient-centered doctors' offices - 2:01

  • California voters' enthusiasm toward farm animal treatment initiative could lead to similar vote in Ohio - 2:45

  • Former congressman John Kasich today plans to formally announce governor bid - 4:59

  • Two tornados touch down in southwest Ohio over the weekend - 6:32

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    On The Marquee
    3:02 pm
    Sat May 30, 2009

    On The Marquee

    hosts Kristin Dreyer Kramer and John DeSando

    The newest addition to the film review family!

    On The Marquee airs Sundays at 9:01am on 90.5 FM, WCBE Columbus!

    Click here for the current edition!

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    Jazz
    1:00 pm
    Sat May 30, 2009

    Rahsaan Roland Kirk Music Scholarship Recipient

    (from left to right) Northland H.S. Principal Duane Bland, Robert Dove, Candice Kirk and Jack Marchbanks

    1st Recipient To Receive Scholarship

    Columbus, OH – The Kirk family, the scholarship fund founder, Jack Marchbanks, and The Columbus Foundation were pleased to present Robert William Dove, a Columbus City Schools Class of 2009 senior at Northland High School, with an award letter officially recognizing Dove as the first winner of the Rahsaan Roland Kirk Music Scholarship.

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    It's Movie Time
    12:58 pm
    Fri May 29, 2009

    May 29, 2009 It's Movie Time: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Brothers Bloom, Up

    Films reviewed: Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, The Brothers Bloom, Up

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

    Be sure to listen to On the Marquee, covering the latest movie releases, both on the screen and on DVD and Blu-ray, to be broadcast on Sundays at 9:01 AM, beginning June 7.

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    WCBE Stories
    12:50 pm
    Fri May 29, 2009

    Senator Brown aims to turn trash into energy

    Columbus, OH – Democratic U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown of Ohio is taking the old saying about "one man's trash" literally, with yesterday's announcement of newly introduced legislation to encourage using trash to create energy, jobs, and a cleaner environment. Brown made his point by showing up at a central Ohio test project to make the announcement. WCBE's Alison Holm reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:48 pm
    Fri May 29, 2009

    Spanish prosecutor seeks warrents for three alleged former Nazi death camp guards in the U.S.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Workers at GM plant in Toledo approve contract concessions - :57

  • Ohio businesses push Congress to pass American Clean Energy and Security Act - 1:33

  • Ohio Department of Natural Resources will stock Grand Lake Saint Marys with fish to lure anglers - 3:08

  • Ohio works with 5 neighboring states to monitor bacteria levels in Ohio River - 3:53

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:41 pm
    Fri May 29, 2009

    Chrysler CEO says sale of most assets to Fiat will close today--and--owners of Blue Jackets want Franklin County to take over Nationwide Arena, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • New guidelines set how much weight women should gain during pregnancy -

  • American Cancer Society says death rate from cancer is in decline for 15th straight year -

  • Columbus Schools explore allowing a Maryland company to take over portions of food-service department -

  • Mary Jo Kilroy announces $6.7 million project to make Columbus federal courthouse energy efficient -

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:40 pm
    Thu May 28, 2009

    Trailer owner reaches plea deal in deaths; state court refuses to delay execution; Blue Jackets want new landlord; drag racing crackdown proposed -- these stories and more in this Thursday afternoon news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Trailer landlord reaches plea deal in deaths

  • Supreme Court refuses to delay Daniel wilson's execution
  • :31

  • Jackets owners want sin tax increase to fund county arena takeover
  • 1:11

  • Drag racing proposal introduced in state legislature
  • 2:01

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    WCBE Stories
    9:32 pm
    Thu May 28, 2009

    Senator Brown announces new legislation, lauds SWACO program

    Columbus, Ohio – US Senator Sherrod Brown praises Central Ohio program, announces new legislation.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:23 pm
    Thu May 28, 2009

    New case of bacterial meningitis; new programs helps with electric bills; gas prices up, and advocates for poor mothers plead with Senate -- these stories and morning in this Thursday morning news.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • New case of bacterial meningitis

  • Governor tours with education reform plan
  • 1:15

  • New programs helps with electric bills
  • 3:28

  • 3 Ohio students makethe cut at national spelling bee
  • 5:45

  • Gas prices going up in Ohio
  • 8:50

  • Advocates for poor mothers plead with Senate for funds
  • 10:03

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    WCBE Newscasts
    9:06 pm
    Thu May 28, 2009

    Foreclosures hit those with good credit; unemployment rate slows; hydrogen-powered cars face cuts -- these stories and more in this Thursday noon newscast.

    Columbus, Ohio – Stories include:

  • Foreclosures hit those with good credit
  • :12

  • Unemployment rate slows
  • 2:23

  • Development of hydrogen-powered cars face cuts
  • 3:30

  • P&G projects slow-to-no growth
  • 4:29

  • Coroner reports judge died of overdose
  • 5:38

  • Cancer death rate declining
  • 6:14

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    Cinema Classics
    4:20 pm
    Wed May 27, 2009

    May 28, 2009 Cinema Classics: Robots

    Robots in Film

    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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