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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.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:28 pm
    Fri May 1, 2009

    Federal appeals judge denies stay of deportation for alleged Nazi guard--and--Chrysler's bankruptcy hearing continues today in New York, plus more in this afternoon newscast.

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Federal judge sentences two central Ohioans connected to an ID ring for illegal immigrants - :45

  • Gag order issued in case of U.S. marine accused of killing pregnant collegue - 2:51

  • As many as 120 cases of swine flu have emerged in 17 states, and facts continue to emerge - 3:21

  • U.S. Forest Service prepares to close thousands of caves to control a bat-killing fungus - 6:48

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:05 pm
    Fri May 1, 2009

    Abercrombie and Fitch plans to cut 170 positions from its New Albany HQ--and--federal bankruptcy judge scheduled to hear first motions in Chrysler bankruptcy case, plus more in the morning newscast.

    Columbus, OH –

  • Ohio national park officials say $17.5 million will be needed to fix Lake Erie Monument and other attractions - :44

  • Statewide poll shows a majority of Ohioans approve of Governor Strickland's performance - 3:30

  • Forestry officials say they've contained a wildfire in Shawnee State Forest - 5:15

  • U.S. House approves bill to rein in credit card practices and interest rate jumps - 6:14

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:00 pm
    Fri May 1, 2009

    The facts on swine flu

    Columbus, OH – Ohio has one confirmed case of H-1-N-1 or "swine flu." There are two probably cases in Columbus and others in Ohio that may test possible or probable for the illness. And people are asking questions about it. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:54 am
    Fri May 1, 2009

    Environmental certification process may have flaws

    Columbus, OH – 40% of the nation's energy is used in America's buildings. A new version of the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design--or LEED--program has unveiled this week. The program launched in 2000 by the U.S. Green Building Council that certifies a building is environmentally-friendly has been used in the construction in the construction of new Columbus School buildings. But some critics see flaws in the program. Samara Freemark reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:52 pm
    Thu April 30, 2009

    Chrysler still waits for bankruptcy protection-- Health care festival cancelled due to swine flu outbreak-- These stories and more for Thursdays afternoon news

    Columbus, OH –

  • Chrysler still waits for word on bankruptcy protection :00
  • Health care festival cancelled due to swine flu outbreak :38
  • Cleveland law firm cuts attorneys pay by ten percent 3:36
  • 17.5 million of stimulus dollars used for national park repairs 4:07
  • Photos deemed insesitive of Senator Specter taken down 4:46
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    Cinema Classics
    4:13 pm
    Thu April 30, 2009

    April 30, 2009 Cinema Classics: Entertainment Weekly's Heroes

    A Cinema Classic: Entertainment Weekly's Heroes

    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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    WCBE Newscasts
    2:38 pm
    Thu April 30, 2009

    Columbus woman charged with cancer scam-- Chrysler to file for bankruptcy protection-- Student protest at University of Toledo-- These stories and more on Thursday afternoon news

    Columbus, OH –

  • Unemployment claims dropped last week :00
  • Columbus woman charged with scaming family of 800 thousand dollars in cancer fraud :39
  • Chrysler to file for bankruptcy protection 1:07
  • Student protest at University of Toledo for job cuts 3:19
  • Columbus officails investigating two possible cases of swine flu 6:08
  • Sentencing pending for Columbus man guilty of child pornagraphy 7:37
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    Ohio Public Radio
    2:17 pm
    Thu April 30, 2009

    Ohio House Approves Budget

    Columbus, OH – The democratically controlled Ohio House has approved a 54 billion dollar state budget that funds dozens of government programs -- from schools and colleges to prisons, Medicaid and mental health. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen sat through more than 4 hours of partisan debate, and filed this report.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    2:14 pm
    Thu April 30, 2009

    GM to close plant in Moraine- Chrysler coming close to bankruptcy- Out of state residents fined for illegal voting- These stories and more Thursday afternoon news

    Columbus, OH –

  • GM to close plant in Moraine for seven weeks :00
  • Obama urges Chrysler bondholders to "make sacrifices" to help the auto dealer out of bankruptcy :45
  • Strickland pleased with first 100 days of Obama presidency 2:15
  • Out of state residents fined for illegal voting 3:02
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    WCBE Stories
    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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