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Ohio Public Radio
11:37 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Republicans step up protest against early voting

Columbus, OH –

The Ohio Republican Party is stepping up its protest against an order on early voting from the democratic Secretary of State...which the party says will open up Ohio to voter fraud. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

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WCBE Newscasts
11:31 am
Tue August 19, 2008

Tuesday Morning News

Columbus, OH –
Stories include:

  • Columbus Health Department declares official local outbreak of cryptosporidiosis

  • FBI scientists destroyed unique antrax bacteria from deadly 2001 anthrax mailings

  • College presidents call on lawmakers to consider lowering drinking age to 18

  • Small-scale farmers attempt to adapt to new market

  • Columbus schools ranked in "continuous improvement" category for 2nd year

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    Listener Requests
    9:30 am
    Tue August 19, 2008

    Green energy expo attracts Ohioans

    Columbus, OH –

    Hundreds of Ohioans attended a green energy expo this past weekend to learn more about new energy alternatives for homes and businesses. Exhibitors say spiking energy prices have even more people interested in wind and solar. Others want to learn how to train for green energy jobs. From member station WKSU in Kent, Karen Schaefer reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:49 am
    Tue August 19, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • State says Meigs county has Ohio's highest unemployment rate

  • Business leaders step forward to help Cosi Toledo reopen

  • Ohio Attorney General files complaint against USA Direct of Cincinnati for deceptive practices

  • First sign of Russian pullback out of Georgia as tanks leave Gori

  • Ohio is 15th fattest state in the country.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:21 am
    Mon August 18, 2008

    Monday Morning News

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Educators to return to classrooms before the state has performed background checks.

  • Columbus city officials determined to wipe out cryptosporidium in swimming pools

  • Ohio company awarded $40 million contract from NASA

  • Federal judge rules in favor of 10 commandments in courtroom

  • Indians to begin 3 game series with Royals tomorrow

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:16 am
    Mon August 18, 2008

    Monday Morning News

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Educators to return to classrooms before the state has performed background checks.

  • Columbus city officials determined to wipe out cryptosporidium in swimming pools

  • Ohio company awarded $40 million contract from NASA

  • Federal judge rules in favor of 10 commandments in courtroom

  • Indians to begin 3 game series with Royals tomorrow

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:16 am
    Mon August 18, 2008

    Monday Morning News

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Educators to return to classrooms before the state has performed background checks.

  • Columbus city officials determined to wipe out cryptosporidium in swimming pools

  • Ohio company awarded $40 million contract from NASA

  • Federal judge rules in favor of 10 commandments in courtroom

  • Indians to begin 3 game series with Royals tomorrow

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:00 am
    Mon August 18, 2008

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • New partnership adds 41 hundred acres of land to Wayne National Forest

  • Pennsylvania-based Sherwood Valve to shift work to its Ohio and Pennsylvania plants

  • Increase in Ohio's female bank robbers mirrors national trend

  • Ohio State Football Team welcomes fans to open practice tonight

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    Movie Reviews
    2:28 pm
    Fri August 15, 2008

    Bottle Shock

    Like Thunderbird . . .


    "Good wine is a good familiar creature, if it be well used." Shakespeare's Othello.

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    WCBE Stories
    11:11 am
    Fri August 15, 2008

    Friday Morning News

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Rock star Jackson Browne suing McCain over use of song

  • State auditor says her office will audit Hocking College for possible theft and fraud

  • U.S. Defense Secretary tells Russia to pull out of Georgia

  • Columbus closes 7 swimming pools in midst of cryptosporidium cases

  • State will open more nature preserves for deer hunting this year

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    Movie Reviews
    11:07 am
    Fri August 15, 2008

    American Teen

    Docudrama?

    "In no order of things is adolescence the time of the simple life." Janet Erskine Stuart

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    WCBE Stories
    11:05 am
    Fri August 15, 2008

    Habitat for Humanity creates first neighborhood

    Columbus, OH – Nine families will receive keys to their new homes in a first of its kind for Columbus that neighborhood organizers hope becomes a trend. Habitat for Humanity's greater Columbus chapter will dedicate the homes on Saturday. CEO E-J Thomas tells Mike Foley how the project transformed vacant land on the city's northeast side into a small neighborhood.

    Ohio Public Radio
    10:58 am
    Fri August 15, 2008

    Ohio ballot board chooses wording on payday loans issue

    Columbus, OH – How Ohioans will vote on a ballot issue on payday loans could depend on exactly how the November proposal is worded. That's why backers and opponents watched a marathon meeting of the Ohio Ballot Board so closely yesterday, and why each side had such different reactions to the language the board approved. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Stories
    10:52 am
    Fri August 15, 2008

    Election officials brace for heavy turnout

    Columbus, OH – Elections officials around the state are bracing for heavy turnout this year. In Franklin County, voters will be able to cast their votes as early as September 10th at Veterans Memorial Hall--and the County Board of Elections Thursday moved to make that station even more accessible to voters. Alison Holm reports.

    WCBE Stories
    10:21 am
    Fri August 15, 2008

    First college experience tougher on parents

    Columbus, OH – Many Central Ohio parents will send their children to college for the first time this fall. While kids often look forward to the new experience and some freedom, parents often have mixed emotions. Doctor Kathy Burns serves as the medical director for the Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health Board of Franklin County. Burns tells Mike Foley what parents experience and how they can overcome the wide range of feelings.

    Ohio Public Radio
    12:42 am
    Fri August 15, 2008

    Cable law series - Part 2

    Columbus, OH – Next month will mark the one year anniversary of a law creating a new statewide license for cable operators. The law was supposed to bring competition into the cable industry in Ohio, and many were hoping that would mean more choices and better rates. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has examines that issue in the second of a two part report.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:41 am
    Fri August 15, 2008

    Developing Friday Afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • President Bush signs ban on chemical found in many Chinese toys

  • Former Cincinnati mayor Jerry Springer campaigning for Dayton's Jane Mitakides

  • Hamilton County Engineer's Office employee steals nearly $30 thousand in county funds

  • Kroger places signs in store with latest beef recall information

  • Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline to decide George Forbes' law license

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    WCBE Stories
    11:29 am
    Thu August 14, 2008

    Ohio non-profit launches Green Fleets program

    Columbus, OH – High fuel prices and growing concerns about pollution are spurring not only individuals, but corporations and municipalities to find ways to cut fuel consumption and control emissions. One Ohio non-profit is launching a new program to help fleet managers achieve those goals. Alison Holm reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:27 am
    Thu August 14, 2008

    Cleveland experiencing school transporation woes

    Columbus, OH – School districts around the state are suffering increased costs to transport Ohio's $1.8 million students to-and-from class. Kimberli Hagelberg of member station WCPN in Cleveland reports on how some districts are dealing with rising fuel costs.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:24 am
    Thu August 14, 2008

    Thursday Morning News

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Delaware patrol sargeant and trooper fired for inappropriate workplace relationship

  • Ohio elections officials allowing one-stop voting in early October

  • Bengals stadium officials to crack down on unruly fan behavior

  • Cincinnati-based Kroger reaches tentative contract agreement with Columbus union

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