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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.

Ohio Public Radio
6:01 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Ruling on Ohio executions

Columbus, OH – Ohio's leaders are continuing to look at a ruling from a northeast Ohio judge that says the state's execution process must be changed. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Stories
4:58 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Columbus City Schools negotiate levy

Columbus, OH – The Columbus school board is no closer to choosing the size of a levy to put before voters in November, but the committee charged with that task is clarifying the variables. Alison Holm reports.

Election 2008
3:51 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Obama Will Visit Ohio As Part of Campaign About the Economy

Columbus, OH – Barack Obama plans a campaign trip to Columbus on Friday, his first as the Democratic presidential nominee. Obama and his wife Michelle will hold an invitation-only meeting with seniors. The visit is a part of the campaign's two week swing across the country, focusing on the economy. The campaign began Monday in North Carolina.

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Election 2008
3:49 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Democrats Seek to Compete for Republican Voters in Ohio

Columbus, OH – National Democrats are looking for votes in Republican strongholds, such as Ohio's fastest growing area, Delaware County. Democrats say they want to peel voters away from Republican rivals. Democrats will try to avoid blowout races and pick up local seats and help Senator Barack Obama win the White House.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:40 am
Wed June 11, 2008

Developing this afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Egypt's pope Shenouda flown to Cleveland clinic - Army officer cleared of murder charges won't be returned to active duty - Roads to open up for electric vehicles - Obama brings campaign to Columbus - New voting machines in Cuyahoga county could equal budget cuts - Zoning changes mean less parking lots

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Movie Reviews
4:13 pm
Tue June 10, 2008

The Incredible Hulk

Anger Management

"There are aspects of my personality that I can't control. And when I lose control, it's very dangerous to be around me." Bruce Banner

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WCBE Newscasts
11:58 am
Tue June 10, 2008

In the news this morning

Columbus, OH – Stories include:

Family of man shot and killed by Columbus police protests at City Hall - Tornado reported in western Ohio - City of Columbus cancels boil-water advisory - Kucinich continues effort to impeach President Bush - Hear from Mike DeWine on why he opted against AG campaign - Columbus City Council clarifies law on charities that collect donations on city streets - Salmonella outbreak prompts tomatoe recall - Poll finds Ohioans pleased with Strickland, but not economy - Dupont to study cancer increase

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Ohio Public Radio
11:48 am
Tue June 10, 2008

Compensating victims of lawyer fraud

Columbus, OH – What happens when you pay a lawyer, but he or she doesn't do the legal work you paid for? Sometimes, you can be reimbursed from a special fund. That's what some Ohioans have just learned - firsthand. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
11:45 am
Tue June 10, 2008

State sues mortgage payment company

Columbus, OH – Ohio's attorney general is taking a Greene County company to court, charging it has misled customers who've signed up to make their mortgage payments more frequently than once a month. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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