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11:48 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Obama Campaign Claims It Can Win Without Ohio

Columbus, OH – Obama spokesman David Plouffe told a crowd in Washington that winning Ohio and Florida would guarantee the presidency, but that those two battleground states aren't required for a victory.

The Ohio Republican Party says Plouffe's statement suggests that Obama is writing off Ohio. Spokesman John McClelland says he'd challenge Obama to engineer a White House win without the Buckeye State.

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Ohio Public Radio
1:25 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Unemployment fund folding fast

Columbus, OH – Ohio's fund that sends checks to unemployed workers is about to go broke......that is, unless state legislators take action. The debate is just beginning over what action to take. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has details.

WCBE Newscasts
1:04 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Developing Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Body of man involved in Lake Erie boating accident found - State asks DHL to reconsider proposal - FDA adds Ohio to list of states with tomatoes contaminated with salmonella - Cincinnati referee at former NFL star Michael Vick's dogfighting operation sentenced to prison - GLBT community leader doesn't expect couples to rush to California for marriage - State prepares for higher natural gas bills this winter - Geauga Lake coasters up for auction

WCBE Newscasts
12:34 am
Tue June 17, 2008

Making news this morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Mother of schizophrenic son killed by sheriffs settles with county - City council approves spending increase for bulk fuel purchases - Ohio has no statewide octane testing - The city of Cincinnati pulls for traffic cameras - Upper Arlington police won't charge student for online threats - Columbus health department declares E-Coli outbreak - Blue-eyed rapist sentenced to 40 years - Business groups fight paid sick day ballot petitioners

WCBE Newscasts
3:51 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Developing Monday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

Congressional panel in Cleveland for foreclosure solutions - FDA narrows source of salmonella - Columbus seeks grant for environmental cleanup - Columbus police arrest two brothers for string of metal thefts - Cincinnati looks to add cameras - Details on big expansion at Wright-Pat

WCBE Newscasts
3:43 am
Mon June 16, 2008

Monday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

Three cases of salmonella in Central Ohio - ER doctors see more dental care needs - Franklin County's drug prescription discount card - Authorities call off search for missing boater - Gas prices in Ohio are high, but not as high as bordering states - Segway surge

Election 2008
5:34 am
Fri June 13, 2008

Obama's plan for senior citizens

Columbus, OH – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama says he has a plan that will save 97 percent of the nation's senior citizens money without cutting valuable services. Obama appeared in Columbus today to make his pitch at a retirement community. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles was there and has more on the story.

Ohio Public Radio
5:31 am
Fri June 13, 2008

Strickland veto likely won't be challenged

Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland is apparently going to get his way, when it comes to a controversial proposal banning the spending of new taxpayer dollars for research on cloning and embryonic stem cells. Ohio legislators recently approved the ban, as part of a giant job creation package, but the governor has vetoed that provision, and that veto may stand. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Stories
1:34 am
Fri June 13, 2008

7 for 2012 and beyond

Columbus, OH – After a year of public input and careful study, the 2012 Bicentennial Commission has unveiled a list of priorities to guide the entire Columbus community leading up to the city's 200th birthday and into the future. Mike Foley reports.

Ohio Public Radio
12:50 am
Fri June 13, 2008

Gas price protests in Ohio

Columbus, OH – The AFL-CIO is using sky-high gasoline prices to bash Republican presidential candidate John McCain. In fact, the labor federation is staging 12 protests across Ohio...and dozens more across the nation. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen files this report.

WCBE Newscasts
12:47 am
Fri June 13, 2008

Developing Friday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

Columbus police investigate shooting death - Ohio among top ten states for foreclosures again - Find out how Ohio schools are getting kids interested in science - Newark man stole money from school to buy personal items - Columbus zoo to go green thanks to AEP

WCBE Newscasts
12:40 am
Fri June 13, 2008

Friday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

2012 commission unveils blueprint for Columbus - Sick-day measure likely to draw more voters if it's on ballot - Strickland signs jobs bill, vetoes part of it - Group says Ohio is failing on health care - Details on Continental's cuts in Ohio

It's Movie Time
4:31 pm
Thu June 12, 2008

"It's Movie Time" June 13, 2008 On-Demand

Films reviewed: The Incredible Hulk, In Bruges, Then She Found Me

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


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WCBE Newscasts
3:33 am
Thu June 12, 2008

Developing Thursday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

Columbus Board of Health sets date to consider whether bar violated the city's smoking ban - Union protests gas prices in Columbus and Cincinnati - Boehner renews call for more oil drilling - State task force suggests building a bio-products refinery - Canton already charging property owners after recent passage of grass-cutting law

WCBE Newscasts
3:26 am
Thu June 12, 2008

Thursday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus police officer faces charges - Ohio's auditor breaks silence, endorses presidential candidate - Brunner identifies March primary problems - Seneca Hotel reborn as apartments - Strickland voices concerns about problems in the state's foster care system

WCBE Stories
1:44 am
Thu June 12, 2008

The Seneca Hotel's transformation

Columbus, OH – A nearly century-old building in the heart of downtown Columbus that's been vacant for more than two decades will soon be reopened to serve what developers and the city call an underserved housing market. Mike Foley has details.

For more information, visit Seneca by Campus Apartments

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WCBE Newscasts
11:15 am
Wed June 11, 2008

In the news this morning

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

FBI says violent crimes are down nationwide, but Columbus rate increases - Strickland ready to endorse AG candidate - Ohio lawmakers approve tougher penalties for drunk drivers - EPA says Scott's recalled products are safe - Wyche wins county seat - Ohio tomatoes not part of recall - Public transit more attractive due to gas prices

Movie Reviews
9:25 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Then She Found Me

Hunt the director

The humor necessary to survive . . .

"Don't do anything until you've slept. Don't let anybody try to set you up with anyone." Frank (Colin Firth)


That advice for a recently separated 30-something is wise, given that recently Baby Mama and Knocked Up, among others, have treated the challenges of an older woman wanting a baby, usually after life-changing events such as divorce or separation. First-time helmer Helen Hunt's Then She Found Me adds not much to the biological-urgency canon.

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Ohio Public Radio
6:13 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Bankrupt Ohioans would keep more under proposal

Columbus, OH – Ohioans who declare bankruptcy may soon be allowed to keep property that's worth more money. State legislators have okayed a proposal, increasing the limits on what debtors may keep. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports

Ohio Public Radio
6:08 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Cordray captures attorney general endorsement

Columbus, OH – Ohio's treasurer wants to be the state's next attorney general. Jo Ingles reports.

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