"Imprisoned angels/Set at liberty" Shakespeare's King John
Just as Julie Christie was awarded for her unforgettable role as Alzheimer-sufferer Fiona in Away from Her, Kristin Scott Thomas in I've Loved you So Long should have been awarded for her intense portrayal of Juliette, who is returning from 15 years in prison for murder. So good is Thomas's role that it is arguably superior to Christie's.
Columbus, OH – Columbus and Franklin County residents continue to recycle in record numbers according to the latest collection report from the solid waste authority of Central Ohio. SWACO spokesperson John Remy talks about the increase with WCBE's Mike Foley.
Columbus, OH – Ohioans will be listening to Governor Ted Strickland's State of the State speech on Wednesday for solutions to the economy and his proposals to reform public education. One school funding expert has an idea he says could revolutionized the system. Critics say the proposal isn't worth fighting for. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – If spending cuts alone are not enough to fill a projected seven billion dollar gap in the next two year state budget, legislators may have to anaswer a question they'd rather not--what's the better way to raise cash: gambling casinos or a tax hike? Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports it's a debate that has three sides.
Columbus, OH – The Columbus Museum of Art this week introduced a new exhibit by photographer William Christenberry. The exhibit includes sculptures, recovered objects, and photographs taken from a brownie-box camera, the first reliable and inexpensive camera produced by Eastman-Kodak. WCBE Intern Casey Best walked through the exhibit with Chief Curator Catherine Evans.
Columbus, OH – In his inaugural address this week President Obama said Americans will need to make sacrifices to pull the country out of its economic woes. American cities facing budget deficits are asking residents what kinds of sacrifices they are willing to make. At a public forum in Columbus last night held by the panel that's due to give Mayor Michael Coleman a series of budgetary recommendations in March, speakers agreed something needs to be done. Alison Holm reports.
1/22/09 Marc Dann: Hearings Postponed by Ohio Elections Commission
Columbus, OH – The Ohio Elections Commission has postponed today's hearings on accusations that former attorney general Marc Dann misused campaign funds for home repairs and family vacations. Commission Director Phil Richter talks about it with Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles.