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WCBE Newscasts
1:56 pm
Thu May 7, 2009

Chrysler debt holders refuse to settle--Thousands of Ohioans gone to war-- These stories on Thursday morning news

Columbus, OH – Chrysler debt holders refuse to settle :00
Thousands of Ohioans gone to war :52

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WCBE Newscasts
1:45 pm
Thu May 7, 2009

OSU student confirmed to have swine flu-- Faulty cables to have caused deadly crash-- These stories and more on Thursday's morning news

Columbus,OH –

  • Deadly crash caused by faulty wires :00
  • OSU student hospitalized for swine flu :31
  • Claims of unauthorized searches leads to resignation 3:28
  • SW Ohioans descendants of coal miners 4:37
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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:16 pm
    Thu May 7, 2009

    State spending cuts Looming

    Columbus, Ohio – Big spending cuts in programs for the poor, elderly and mentally ill people could be looming now that state lawmakers have learned they may have billions of dollars less to spend during the next two years than some had hoped. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    On The Marquee
    4:49 pm
    Wed May 6, 2009

    May 8, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Star Trek and Next Day Air, New DVDs Last Chance Harvey and The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, and More.

    On the Marquee is a weekly podcast, highlighting the week's movie releases?both in theaters and on DVD.

    For the latest updates, become a fan on Facebook.

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    WCBE Stories
    1:25 pm
    Wed May 6, 2009

    Poll shows workers hurt, fearful about economy

    Columbus, Ohio – Despite some glimmers of hope on the national scene, Ohio has been hit hard by the recession. According to the latest Ohio Poll conducted by the University of Cincinnati, nearly one in three Ohioans have been affected by job loss, and it's coloring their views of the future. Poll director Eric Rademacher tells Alison Holm the survey paints a grim picture.


    The random telephone survey of 818 adults took place between April 16th and 27th, and has a margin of error of 3.4%

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:42 pm
    Tue May 5, 2009

    Two more cases of H-1-N-1 flu virus confirmed in Ohio--and--World Health Organization Director tells Spanish newspaper she may raise the six-tier alert to level six, declaring a pandemic, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Sentencing case is pending for a Hilltop man accused of child pornography - :17

  • F.D.A. finds at least 20 websites that may be offering fradulent "swine flu" medication - 1:57

  • E.P.A. says ethanol manufactured today has a higher climate change impact than gasoline - 4:20

  • President Obama meets today with the House Energy Committee to discuss climate and energy legislation - 5:06

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    WCBE Stories
    11:14 am
    Tue May 5, 2009

    Columbus celebrates Bike to Work Week

    Columbus, OH – The American League of Bicycalists celebrates May as "Bike Month," and Columbus cycalists have a lot to look forward to. WCBE Intern Casey Best reports on a competition that has hundreds of Columbus commuters keeping their cars in the garage.

    WCBE Stories
    11:12 am
    Tue May 5, 2009

    Mayor Coleman lays out economic plan

    Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says it will take sacrifice for the city and its residents to successfully emerge from the municipal budget crisis. The Mayor also made it clear that businesses will not make the same sacrifice. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:10 am
    Tue May 5, 2009

    Governor Strickland toughens education plan rhetoric

    Columbus, OH – Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland got most of his education reform plan through the Democrat-controlled Ohio House last week. His plan faces a tougher hurdle in the Republican-controlled Ohio senate. In trying to convince skeptical GOP senators to approve it, the governor is toughening his rhetoric. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:09 am
    Tue May 5, 2009

    Mayor Coleman says sacrifice is necessary for the city and its residents to beat the budget crisis, plus more in this morning's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Central Ohio Transit Authority launches its first express route connecting suburbs with OSU - 4:29

  • AP analysis says nation's emptiest neighborhoods are in poor urban "rust belt" neighborhoods - 5:34

  • Bike to Work Week has commuters switching to two wheels - 7:00

  • Children's Hospital in Columbus says childhood injuries from falling appliances is up 40% - 8:21

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    8:16 pm
    Mon May 4, 2009

    Green Tip 32--Heal Yourself, Heal The Earth

    Hocking Hills, OH –

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    8:13 pm
    Mon May 4, 2009

    Green Tip 36--Beauty--Green Deep

    Hocking Hills, OH –
    For the past four weeks I have been writing about things that people can do in and around their homes and businesses to be more chemical free, for personal health and for the health of the environment. This week's article features clean, pure and healthy cosmetic and personal care products. Next to the food we put in our mouth, beauty and hygiene products are the things that come in closest contact with our body. Shouldn't we pay close attention to what exactly is coming so close to our body?

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    8:02 pm
    Mon May 4, 2009

    Green Tip 35--Green Cleaning=Better Employees

    Hocking Hills, OH –

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    7:53 pm
    Mon May 4, 2009

    Green Tip 34--Dirt Cheap Green Clean

    Hocking Hills, OH – Last week's green tip featured green cleaning products found at local co-ops, health stores, grocers or available online and by catalogue. One of the most frequently asked questions about green cleaners is, "but, aren't they really expensive?" My response-- "while some green cleaners may be more expensive, many equal out or are less expensive because they are concentrated. Being cautious of how much product slips or sprays out saves money (many people over spray)." Finally, what is the cost/benefit to your personal health and the health of the environment?

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    7:37 pm
    Mon May 4, 2009

    Green Tip 33--A Green Clean

    Hocking Hills, OH – Last week's green tip compared the Earth to a giant sponge and our human bodies to little sponges. With an increased use of chemicals worldwide, the environment and human health suffer. The next few weeks' tips will focus on what individuals can do to reduce chemical exposure in and around their homes and businesses. Reducing chemical use where you spend the most time is a terrific step towards preventative health. It also leads to healing the environment, as harmful chemicals don't taint our soil, water and air.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    5:07 pm
    Mon May 4, 2009

    Bus crash survivor graduates-- woman accused of murder able to stay in homeland-- These stories and more on Monday's afternoon news

    Columbus, OH –

  • Survivor of fatal bus crash graduates from college :00
  • Woman charged with murdering husband live freely in Brazil :36
  • Govenor Strickland to convince republicans to approve education reform plan 1:03
  • Budget cuts causes school districts to find creative ways to campaign 4:39
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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:38 pm
    Mon May 4, 2009

    Discount retailer Filene's Basement files for bankruptcy protection--and--Ohio Secretary of State hopes Republicans keep provisions in House-passed budget to help new businesses, plus more in the afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Taxpayer revolt in Cincinnati-area community may lead to dissolving the village - 1:52

  • Franklin County expects light turnout at polls for school levies and council primary races - 2:28

  • School districts get creative in their campaigns for pushing tax issues - 4:23

  • Michigan fugitive tracked to Columbus due to social networking website use - 6:08

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:09 am
    Mon May 4, 2009

    Ohio authorities confirm two more cases of H-1-N-1--and--an explosion at Ohio industrial facility leaves fire visible for miles, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • East Cleveland mayor says flu-suffering people should keep their distance from City Hall - 2:30

  • Former Republican congressman files paperwork to run for Ohio governor - 4:23

  • Bill Cohen provides preview of this week's legislature discussions - 4:52

  • Cueto and Hernandez lead Cincinnati Reds to another road victory - 7:06

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    It's Movie Time
    3:46 pm
    Fri May 1, 2009

    May 1, 2009 It's Movie Time: The Soloist, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Battle for Terra

    Films reviewed: The Soloist, Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, Battle for Terra

    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, John and Kristin's weekly podcast about new releases on the screen and DVD.

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    WCBE Stories
    12:32 pm
    Fri May 1, 2009

    Ohioans' Obama approval at 63%

    Columbus, OH – A new statewide poll shows a majority of Ohioans approve of President Obama's job performance. 63% of Ohioans surveyed by the University of Cincinnati's Ohio poll give the president the thumbs up, and majority approve of Obama's handling of the economy and foreign affairs. But poll director Eric Rademacher says a strong majority rate economic conditions in the state and the nation as fair or poor. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

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