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2:09 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Swine Flu and Central Ohio

Columbus, OH – Central Ohio authorities prepare for possible swine flu outbreak. Jim Letizia reports.

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WCBE Newscasts
1:52 pm
Thu April 30, 2009

Swine flu found in Columbus- Lawsuit settled for mother of sexually abused student- These stories and more for Thursday morning news

Columbus, OH –

  • Columbus woman said to have case of swine flu being treated at OSU medical center :00
  • 350 thousand dollar lawsuit settled for mother of sexually abused student 4:26
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    WCBE Stories
    1:16 pm
    Thu April 30, 2009

    Domestic Violence Conference

    Columbus, OH – The Columbus Coalition Against Family Violence holds inaguaral national conference in Columbus this week. Highlights include Wednesday's keynote speech by Denise Brown, sister of the late Nicole Brown-simpson. WCBE intern Casey Best reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:54 pm
    Wed April 29, 2009

    Ohio state student hospitalized after falling four stories- GM not able to make billion dollar payment- These stories and more on Wendsday afternoon news

    Columbus, OH –

  • Ohio state student hospitalized after falling four stories from dormitory window :00
  • GM not able to make billion dollar payment to bondholders :59
  • Two million dollar bond for Toledo man who held wife at gunpoint :32
  • Legal fight continues between clothing line and city of Hollister 2:59
  • Non-profit theater company helps revive the city's performing arts programs 4:13
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    Movie Reviews
    4:51 pm
    Wed April 29, 2009

    Star Trek

    Out of this world

    "I like this ship! It's exciting!" Scotty (Simon Pegg)

    Director J.J. Abrams has gone where few men have gone before him?a sequel better than the original. The new Star Trek takes characters and motifs from its past, mixes up the time track, and accurately shows the enduring Kirk, Spock, and Bones in their wild days before they actually take over the decades-old franchise. For Kirk and Bones, dark humor is and always was their drug of choice.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:26 pm
    Wed April 29, 2009

    Wal-Mart pays Ohio $1.7 million repayment of a tax credit on an optical lab that closen in March--and--revenue projections used by Ohio House democrats to justify increased spending do not include key tax change, plus more in the afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Huntington Bank commits $10 million to Columbus Housing Partnership to stabilize central Ohio home ownership - 1:50

  • Executive Director of Ohio's largest state employee's union steps down after 5 years - 3:43

  • Legal fight continues between Californian city of Hollister and clothing line with same name - 4:12

  • Ohio's 5-29 college savings plan gets high marks from an investment rating organization - 5:01

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:23 pm
    Wed April 29, 2009

    Ohio Prisons Director Terry Collins says crowding at state correctional facilities worsening--and--an anti-poverty task force created by Governor Strickland suggests dozens of ideas, plus more in this morning's newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Budget cuts force Greene and Shelby County sheriffs to lay off deputies - 1:12

  • Ohio jury awards $6.5 million to family of a man who did not get enough water at a nursing home - 3:34

  • State highway patrol reports drunk driving arrests increased by 3% over 2007 - 4:17

  • State revives campaign to stop rise in motorcycle deaths - 4:40

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    On The Marquee
    11:17 am
    Wed April 29, 2009

    May 1, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases Battle for Terra and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past, New DVDs Nothing But the Truth and The Uninvited, 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 Newscasts
    4:55 pm
    Tue April 28, 2009

    Columbus shelter helps fight hunger- General motors turned down by Treasury department- these stories and more on Tuesday afternoon newscast

    Columbus, OH –

  • Bankrupt payments from GM turned down by U.S. Treasury department :00
  • Anti-poverty task force take action to the increasing poverty rate in Ohio 1:39
  • Columbus shelter with Philanthrophic foundation helps fight hunger 2:58
  • Rare silver dollar worth two-milliion dollars to be auctioned off in Cincinnati 4:13
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    Movie Reviews
    4:28 pm
    Tue April 28, 2009

    Battle for Terra

    Adventure and Heart

    "Wherefore you do so ill translate yourself

    Out of the speech of peace, that bears such grace,

    Into the harsh and boist'rous tongue of war;

    Turning your books to graves, your ink to blood,

    Your pens to lances, and your tongue divine

    To a loud trumpet and a point of war?" Shakespeare's Henry IV, II

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:27 pm
    Tue April 28, 2009

    Ohio forestry officials hope weather will help douse fire in the Shawnee State Forest--and--United Auto Workers will own 55% of Chrysler if workers approve contract, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • An operator of the eastern United States' electricity grid says April's high heats set a new record for power demand in April - 1:55

  • U.S. Senate expected to approve Kathleen Sebelius as Health and Human Services Secretary - 2:32

  • Homeland Security Secretary says surveillance at the United States/Mexico border is sufficient to combat spread of swine flu - 3:05

  • FDA approves emergency rules for certain anti-viral drugs - 4:26

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:08 am
    Tue April 28, 2009

    U.S. Supreme Court heard oral arguments Monday in case of man convicted of killing a boy in Cincinnati in 1992--and--Columbus will ask residents in August to approve .5% increase in municipal income tax, plus more in the morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Majority democrats in Ohio house vote to boost funding for food banks and anti-abuse services - 3:03

  • North Canton-based Timken will cut 4,000 more jobs by the end of the year - 4:36

  • Ohio forestry officials say a volunteer firefighter is charged with arson in the Shawnee State Forest - 5:24

  • Head of the United Auto Workers Union is encouraged by a GM restructuring plan - 6:11

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    WCBE Newscasts
    5:09 pm
    Mon April 27, 2009

    Brawl leads to several arrests, Clevland child shows signs of swine flu- these stories and more on Monday afternoon news

    Columbus, OH –

  • Kent University block party leads to several arrest :00
  • Nine-year-old boy shows symptoms of swine flu :39
  • Family of man who died from peanut butter salmonella files lawsuit 1:46
  • Clevland airport on alert with rise in bird collisions 3:07
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    WCBE Stories
    2:37 pm
    Mon April 27, 2009

    FOUND Magazine shows off at Wexner Center

    Columbus, OH – The Wexner Center will host FOUND Magazine's "Denim and Diamonds Tour" on April 28th at 7 o'clock. The magazine is a collection of cast-off notes and pictures, editted into a community art project. FOUND magazine recently released a book called "Requiem for a Paper Bag" which includes submissions and stories by This American Life's Sarah Vowell, actor Tim Robbins, and author Dave Eggers. WCBE Intern Casey Best talked with FOUND co-creator Davy Rothbart about his favorite submissions, the current tour, and reactions to the magazine.

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    WCBE Stories
    2:24 pm
    Mon April 27, 2009

    FOUND Magazine brings Denim and Diamonds Tour to Wexner Center

    Columbus, OH – The Wexner Center will host FOUND Magazine's "Denim and Diamonds Tour" on April 28th at 7 o'clock. The magazine is a collection of cast-off notes and pictures, editted into a community art project. FOUND magazine recently released a book called "Requiem for a Paper Bag" which includes submissions and stories by This American Life's Sarah Vowell, actor Tim Robbins, and author Dave Eggers. WCBE Intern talked with FOUND co-creator Davy Rothbart about his favorite submissions, the current tour, and reactions to the magazine.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 pm
    Mon April 27, 2009

    Ohio elementary school closes for a week to contain swine flu. That story and more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include

  • Oil and gas prices remain stable amid uncertain economy - 2:03

  • Mayor Coleman suggests modifying the delivery of emergency medical services - 2:45

  • Federal study shows airplane-wildlife collisions have double at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport - 4:54

  • Dayton Power & Light plans to convert up to a thousand of its acres into native plant meadows - 6:08

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:28 am
    Mon April 27, 2009

    Health care advocates push for more pre- and post- natal care for first-time mothers--and--federal authorities find 8 kilograms of heroin hidden in shippings to southwest Ohio from Iran, plus more in this morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Cincinnati mother files lawsuit claiming her son suffered from lead poisoning while living in low-income housing - :00

  • Reports indicate Ohio is one of five states with one or more cases of swine flu - 3:31

  • Scientists with the Ohio E.P.A. test drinking-water wells to better protect from toxic spills - 4:55

  • Cincinnati Reds beat Atlanta Braves 8-2 with Jay Bruce getting two home runs - 6:12

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:21 am
    Fri April 24, 2009

    GM to close numerous facilities

    Columbus, OH – GM plans to temporarily close 13 assembly plants, as well as dozens of other production facilities. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    WCBE Stories
    11:19 am
    Fri April 24, 2009

    Mayor Coleman explains 10-year plan

    Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has begun discussing details of a ten year long plan to save the city $100-150 million. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

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