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11:22 am
Tue February 3, 2009

Tuesday morning news

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Spokesperson for the Ohio Home Builders Association says Cleveland and Youngstown will not have home shows this year - 5:49

  • Environmental group suggests vacationers think critically about their travel methods - 6:32

  • Columbus-based nut and fruit company recalls packages of granulated peanuts that may contain salmonella - 8:30

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 am
    Tue February 3, 2009

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Columbus City Council last night approved a $400,000 contract with Cargill to purchase road salt - 1:26

  • Ohio Housing Finance Agency once again provides grants to help first-time home buyers with down payments - 2:33

  • New study shows higher-income African-Americans more likely to be denied mortgages than lower-income caucasians - 2:56

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:37 am
    Mon February 2, 2009

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Federal prosecutors in Michigan recommend a 20-year prison sentence for an Ohio woman who caused an explosion at MSU to protest genetic-crop research - :00

  • Governor Ted Strickland to release details on how to deal with $7 billion deficit without raising taxes - :32

  • Ohio libraries report significant increases in visitors as more people in recession seek help - 4:26

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:26 am
    Mon February 2, 2009

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio woman who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in drowning deaths of her children is being sent to a mental health hospital - :39

  • Economic stress can lead to icnreasees in child abuse according to one Columbus expert - 2:00

  • Travel industry officials in Ohio say governor's plan to lengthen school year will hurt everyone from amusement parks to campgrounds - 4:56

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:24 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Governor Ted Strickland proposes keeping 2-year tuition freeze at Ohio's community colleges and branch campuses - :56

  • Ohio Department of Health says peanut butter taken from Delaware County nursing home test positive for salmonella - 5:14

  • Cessna plans to lay off another 2000 workers and close a worker center in Toledo - 8:47

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:19 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Ohio experts study Ted Strickland's school reform plan

    Columbus, OH – State lawmakers, education experts, and others are studying Governor Ted Strickland's school reform plan. The Governor wants to spend an additional $925 million on public education, but some don't like what they're learning about the funding. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports

    3:05 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Green Tip 9 - Water On The Run

    Hocking Hills, OH –

    Last week's green tip gave helpful information for using filtered water in the home and work environment. But, what are we as fast moving, driving here-to-there Americans supposed to do when we are on the run, traveling to and from work and play?

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    3:04 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Green Tip 10 - An Eco-friendly Vacation

    Hocking Hills, OH –

    This week we are going on our family vacation, so I thought it fitting to share what we will do to tread as lightly on the earth as possible while we are away.

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    3:03 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Green Tip 11 - Sustainable Living

    Hocking Hills, OH –

    The terms "Sustainable" and "Sustainability" are used a lot these days due to the increasing awareness of Global Warming and other environmental, social and economic issues. When you dig deeper, there are specific categories under "Sustainable" such as development, agriculture, design/architecture/building, living, tourism, energy and communities. Although we are hearing these terms quite frequently, there is still confusion. Today's green tip will focus on Sustainable Living in general.

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    3:02 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Green Tip 13 - Respect Goes A Long Way

    Hocking Hills, OH –

    The word "respect" can mean many things, but to most people it means to care for oneself, other people and other things. Respect makes one think of being honest, having manners, being helpful and kind. Examples might be opening a door for someone who needs help, using the words "please" and "thank you" or having good hygiene and eating healthy to care for one's body. For many people, their respect affects someone at home, work, school or their immediate community.

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    3:00 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Green Tip 8 - Just Say No--To Bottled Water

    Hocking Hills, OH –

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    2:39 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Green Tip 12 - Support Local Tourism/Plant A Seed

    Hocking Hills, OH –

    A couple of weeks ago the Green Tip was about "An Eco-Friendly Vacation". In this article I outlined some ideas of what our family does to tread more lightly on the earth while we vacation. This week I would like to share a few more ideas for earth-friendly travel.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:36 am
    Fri January 30, 2009

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio Supreme Court reprimands a Trumbull County judge and an assistant county prosecutor for teaming up to write a death penalty sentencing order - 2:04

  • Republicans vote today on a new chair of the party's national committee - 2:34

  • Ohio's two U.S. senators voted differently as the Senate approved extending health insurance coverage to 4 million uninsured children - 3:18

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    Cinema Classics
    4:46 pm
    Thu January 29, 2009

    January 29, 2009 Cinema Classics #14 2008 Oscar Nominations

    A Cinema Classic: 2008 Oscar Nominations

    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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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:43 am
    Thu January 29, 2009

    Governor Ted Strickland delivers third annual State of the State address

    Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland took more than an hour to deliver this third annual State of the State address to legislators yesterday. Among other things, he proposed ways to fill a projected $7.3 billion shortfall in the upcoming state budget. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen and Karen Kasler report on the speech and the reacion.

    It's Movie Time
    10:47 am
    Thu January 29, 2009

    January 30, 2009 It's Movie Time: Inkheart, Rachel Getting Married

    Films reviewed: Inkheart, Rachel Getting Married

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

    Kristin Dreyer Kramer is editor-in-chief of NightsAndWeekends.com.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:21 am
    Thu January 29, 2009

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Grandview Heights police continue searching for suspects in death of man found along Olentangy River - :00

  • President Obama sings a newly passed legislation making it easier for workers to sue for discrimination on the job - 1:12

  • National salmonella outbreak spurs peanut manufacturer to issue one of the largest product recalls ever - 3:17

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:03 am
    Thu January 29, 2009

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Drug cartels get most of their guns from midwestern and southern states according to Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms - :23

  • Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra reports $3.8 million operating deficit - :53

  • General Motors says its "Jobs Bank" program will end Monday - 5:37

  • Democratically controlled U.S. House approves $819 billion economic stimulus package without a single Republican vote - 6:47

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    On The Marquee
    1:27 pm
    Wed January 28, 2009

    January 30, 2009 On the Marquee

    New releases New in Town and The Uninvited, New DVDs RocknRolla, Pride and Glory, and More

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

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