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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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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:51 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • A Columbus judge says the state can't use funds from its anti-tobacco agency as economic stimulus - 1:17

  • Interstate Bakeries Corporation cuts 38 jobs from its plant on North Fourth St. in Columbus - 3:08

  • OSU argues it's not responsible for the death of a Pennsylvania freshman pinned in a dorm elevator in 2006 - 3:26

  • Plus details on the city's new articulated bus legislation - 6:29

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:43 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • A Columbus judge says the state can't use funds from its anti-tobacco agency as economic stimulus - 1:17

  • Interstate Bakeries Corporation cuts 38 jobs from its plant on North Fourth St. in Columbus - 3:08

  • OSU argues it's not responsible for the death of a Pennsylvania freshman pinned in a dorm elevator in 2006 - 3:26

  • Plus details on the city's new articulated bus legislation - 6:29

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:43 am
    Wed February 11, 2009

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • A Columbus judge says the state can't use funds from its anti-tobacco agency as economic stimulus - 1:17

  • Interstate Bakeries Corporation cuts 38 jobs from its plant on North Fourth St. in Columbus - 3:08

  • OSU argues it's not responsible for the death of a Pennsylvania freshman pinned in a dorm elevator in 2006 - 3:26

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    Movie Reviews
    9:38 am
    Tue February 10, 2009

    Confessions of a Shopaholic

    Should make Melanie Griffith proud.

    Being a non-shopper, I can hardly call myself expert on the parsing of a shopaholic in Confessions of a Shopaholic. But this I can say: Rebecca Bloomwood (Isla Fisher) is an addict of major proportions, unable to let go of the exhilaration that shopping brings, a feeling that the world is better for her purchases.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:13 am
    Tue February 10, 2009

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Company at the center of the investigation of the national salmonella outbreak has voluntarily suspended operations at its second peanut processing plant - 1:21

  • Columbus City Council approves legislation to allow longer articulated busses on major city streets - 2:54

  • General Motors says its cutting 10,000 salaried jobs by May 1st - 4:54

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:55 am
    Tue February 10, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Democratic Ohio Lieutennant Governor Lee Fisher files paperwork to consider a possible 2010 run for Ohio's U.S. Senate seat - 6:16

  • Pharmaceutical giant Bayer agrees to air "corrective" TV ads about its oral contraceptive, Yaz - <7:02/b>

  • A community organization called Energize Clinton County is lobbying for $30 million in federal stimulus funding to weatherize 10,000 homes in the region - 9:49

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    WCBE Stories
    12:50 am
    Tue February 10, 2009

    Columbus City Council approves city's 2009 general fund budget

    Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night unanimously approved the city's 2009 general fund budget. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    1:30 am
    Mon February 9, 2009

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio legislators devote this week to Governor Ted Strickland's two-year state budget proposal - 1:32

  • Ohio Attorney General Rich Cordray dismisses lead paint lawsuits brought by former attorney general Marc Dann - 2:42

  • Ohio's price for regular gas averages $1.82 per gallon, 10 cents below national average - 4:40

  • Los Angeles Lakers break Cleveland's winning streak - 5:07

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    It's Movie Time
    10:21 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    February 6, 2009 It's Movie Time: Pink Panther 2, Coraline

    Films reviewed: Pink Panther 2, Coraline

    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 Stories
    7:04 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    Columbus taxpayers voice complaints with unions refusing pay freezes

    Columbus, OH – Columbus taxpayers aren't too happy with the unions representing city workers who have turned down Mayor Michael Coleman's request to freeze their pay to help the city deal with its budget problem. That was the sentiment expressed by several of the 35 people who spoke at a council budget hearing last night. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

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    WCBE Stories
    7:02 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    The call for a safety net stimulus

    WCBE Stories
    5:52 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    Columbus school officials hold last in a series of community meetings regarding district construction projects

    Columbus, OH – Columbus school officials last night held the last of a series of community meetings on the next round of district construction and renovation projects. Officials say the response has been mostly positive. Alison Holm reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    4:14 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Strickland in Virginia for economic discussion

  • Ohio Parole Board votes in favor of clemency for Hill

  • Senator Voinovich asks for help with Cleveland's blighted properties

  • Group wants part of stimulus for toilet repairs and pipe leakage

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    WCBE Newscasts
    3:58 am
    Fri February 6, 2009

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Jury indicts former charity worker

  • Sounds from the final public input session on the city budget

  • Cincinnati woman sentenced for arson

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    Cinema Classics
    11:32 am
    Thu February 5, 2009

    February 5, 2009 Cinema Classics #15 2008 Classics in Oscar Nominations?

    Any DOUBT about it as a classic?

    A Cinema Classic: Any classics in the 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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    WCBE Stories
    11:20 am
    Thu February 5, 2009

    Columbus City Council to hold public forum on the city budget

    Columbus, OH – Mayor Michael Coleman announced details this week on how will close a $13 million shortfall. Columbus City Council holds a meeting tonight to get public input on the city budget. WCBE's Jim Letizia reports.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:15 am
    Thu February 5, 2009

    Ohio Supreme Court faces case about portable breathalyzers

    Columbus, OH – The standard for blood alcohol evidence to convict in a drunk driving trial is strict and scientific. The Ohio Supreme Court is being asked whether results from a portable breathalyzer are enough to arrest a suspected drunken driver. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:11 am
    Thu February 5, 2009

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Columbus City Council holds a meeting tonight to get public input on the city budget affected city workers and departments - 1:04

  • Columbus police say a service weapon belonging to a police sergeant was used to kill a woman last month on the far west side - 5:35

  • Four of eight people convicted of defrauding lenders of millions of dollars in property-flipping schemes were sentenced to prison yesterday - 8:00

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:47 am
    Thu February 5, 2009

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Time Warner plans hundreds of layoffs

  • Early poll on U.S. Senate race

  • State senator declares intentions to run for governor in 2010

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