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WCBE Newscasts
1:17 am
Tue February 17, 2009

Developing Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Columbus police identify those involved in a fatal accident late last night on Lane Avenue - :34

  • General Motors and Chrysler have a 5:00 p.m. deadline today to complete their restructuring plans - 1:02

  • Toledo police say a man held a woman captive in handcuffs and an adult diaper for three days while he read Bible passages to her - 2:37

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:09 am
    Tue February 17, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Prosecutors have filed charges against a man in last week's double homicide on the south side - 1:42

    Majority democrats in the Ohio House want to enact a moratorium on home foreclosures and give judgets the power to lower the interest rates on mortgage agreements - 2:31

    President Obama to sign the economic stimulus package approved by Congress into law today, leaving states to decide how to spend billions of dollars for infrastructure projects - 3:37

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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:05 am
    Tue February 17, 2009

    Education leaders react to Governor Strickland's education reform proposal

    Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland promised the education reform proposal he delivered during his state of the state speech would be controversial, but said people who tried to second-guess him on what it would include would be surprised. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler has reaction from three education leaders.

    Ohio Public Radio
    12:48 am
    Tue February 17, 2009

    Ohio hospitals switch to greener cleaners

    Columbus, OH – A growing number of hospitals in Ohio and other states are replacing old chemical cleaners with ones that are more environmentally friendly. They say so-called "green cleaners" are more effective. Julie Grant reports.

    Cinema Classics
    2:47 pm
    Mon February 16, 2009

    Podcast unedited Brad Pitt Cinema Classics, Feb 19, 2009

    Brad Pitt as Benjamin Button

    Unedited Podcast version of Brad Pitt Feb 19 and 21 2009 Cinema Classics show.

    The unedited Ipod version of the February 19 & 21 Brad Pitt Cinema Classics show


    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.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:45 am
    Mon February 16, 2009

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio legislators don't plan to vote on major bills this week, but the week will be devoted to Governor Strickland's two-year state budget - 1:25

  • 50 Ohio hospitals join a federally supported project to help stop the spread of a potentially deadly intestinal bacteria - 2:36

  • The state releases new numbers regarding Ohio exports - 3:32

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:40 am
    Mon February 16, 2009

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Vandals hit about 40 vehicles in Clintonville, slashing scores of tires - :00

  • President Obama to sign bill featuring unprecedented amount of money for environmental issues - 1:50

  • GM says about 1,900 workers at plants in northwest Ohio will be temporarily laid off this month - 3:23

  • Slowing economy helps southwest Ohio hospitals keep more nurses on the job, bucking a national trend - 1:53

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:25 am
    Fri February 13, 2009

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Public and private schools in Ohio have set up emergency relief funds to keep students in school amid recession - 2:28

  • Harvard University survey shows 93% of Americans know about peanut-driven salmonella outbreak but 1-in-4 are wrong about what products are involved - 3:05

  • Governor Strickland proposes a statewide ban on paddling unruly students--despite its minimal impact - 4:00

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:12 am
    Fri February 13, 2009

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Texas health department orders a recall of all products shipped from a now-closed Peanut Corporation of America plant in Plainview - :31

  • Republican U.S. Senator Judd Gregg of New Hampshire withdraws as commerce secretary nominee - 2:25

  • Columbus City Council approves legislation to restructure the transportation division of the Public Service Department into three separate divisions - 3:42

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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:06 am
    Fri February 13, 2009

    Questions surface about public works money from the stimulus bill

    Columbus, OH – Questions are surfacing about how money for public works set aside in the Federal Economic Stimulus Bill will be spent. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    12:54 am
    Fri February 13, 2009

    Governor Ted Strickland proposes ways to stem the rising prison population

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's prison population is close to an all-time high--nearly 51,000. In a few more years, it's projected to grow to 65,000. Governor Ted Strickland is proposing ways to stem the rising tide, by diverting more non-violent offenders to community based programs, and releasing some inmates early, if they improve themselves. But parts of the Governor's plan are meeting with mixed reactions. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    Cinema Classics
    3:21 pm
    Thu February 12, 2009

    February 12, 2009 Cinema Classics #16 1939

    A Cinema Classic: 1939

    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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    It's Movie Time
    10:29 am
    Thu February 12, 2009

    February 13, 2009 It's Movie Time: I've Loved You So Long, Push, Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Films reviewed: I've Loved You So Long, Push, Confessions of a Shopaholic

    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. Read her reviews at

    NightsAndWeekends.com

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:00 am
    Thu February 12, 2009

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • An architectural group says investment in energy conservation means jobs now and more money to stimulate the economy - 2:47

  • As Blanchard river rises, some Findlay streets submerge in water - 4:02

  • Ohio utilities say it's not clear when power will be restored to the more than 240,000 customers who lost service last night - 4:30

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:51 am
    Thu February 12, 2009

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Congress and the White House agree on a compromise $790 billion economic stimulus bill - 1:06

  • RealtyTrac says 1 in every 466 U.S. homes received at least one foreclosure-related notice - 2:57

  • State health officials link a new death in Medina County to the nationwide salmonella outbreak - 6:25

  • Unlike declining gambling revenue at race tracks and casino, state lotteries see steady sales - 8:26

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    WCBE Stories
    12:46 am
    Thu February 12, 2009

    Ohio Department of Transportation's Thom Slack on rebuilding I-70/71 split

    Columbus, OH – Ohioans have until Frebruary 24th to submit comments to the Ohio Department of Transportation on its plan to rebuild the I-70/71 split downtown. ODOT and the Federal Highway Administration say using Mound and Fulton streets as one-way urban corridor streets, adding more lanes to 70 and 71 and consolidating entrance and exit ramps will result in a safer freeway system. WCBE's Mike Foley talks with ODOT planning administrator Thom Slack.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:39 am
    Thu February 12, 2009

    Some lawmakers suggest looking into Ohio's many tax breaks and exemptions

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio Deparment of Taxation says state government continues to offer more than a hundred different tax breaks, exemptions, and credits to businesses and families. Some lawmakers want greater scrutiny to see if some tax breaks should be dropped, so government programs would not have to be cut as deeply during the current state budget crisis. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    Movie Reviews
    9:24 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    The International

    Guggenheim gusto

    "Fiction has to make sense." Wilhelm Wexler (Armin Mueller Stahl in The International)


    It should but doesn't apply to The International, an underwhelming thriller whose biggest draw is some fine photography of some fine world cities such as Milan, Berlin, Luxembourg, and New York. The film is inspired by scandal at the 1991 Bank of Credit and Commerce International in Pakistan, where Manuel Noriega and Saddam Hussein among others matriculated.

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    On The Marquee
    9:02 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    February 13, 2009 On the Marquee

    New Releases I've Loved You So Long and Friday the 13th, New DVDs Blindness, W., Frozen River, 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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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:53 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio's Schools Chief calls a new plan to change the way public schools are funded "fair" - 1:24

  • Priorities for Republicans in Ohio Senate include a proposal to assist recent college graduates with down payments on homes purchased in Ohio - 3:01

  • Investors in a failed Ohio ethanol plant are unlikely to get their money back despite a recent deal to sell the plant - 3:40

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