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WCBE Newscasts
1:20 am
Fri May 16, 2008

Friday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Arson seriously injures two in Columbus - Big drug and gun bust on west side - McCain offers optimistic view of future - Gas prices in Ohio inch closer to 4 bucks per gallon - High school football tournament coming to Ohio

Election 2008
12:53 am
Fri May 16, 2008

The Dann effect on voters

Columbus, OH – This summer could be a long, hot one for Ohio Democrats. The Inspector General is investigating problems in former Attorney General Marc Dann's office and that probe could last for months, even into the fall when Ohioans are helping elect a president. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on how the Dann issue could affect that race.

Election 2008
12:49 am
Fri May 16, 2008

McCain looks to the future

Columbus, OH – Republican presidential candidate John McCain used his Columbus stop to tell a crowd to imagine how much better off the nation and the world could be four years from now, if he's elected in November. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
12:45 am
Fri May 16, 2008

Investigation will be thorough

Columbus, OH – The investigation into Marc Dann continues even though he's resigned as the state's attorney general. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on how that probe will be conducted in the coming weeks or months.

WCBE Stories
10:50 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Summer Strike Force #4

Columbus, OH – For the fourth consecutive year, the City of Columbus will deploy a select group of officers that target the city's most crime-laden areas based on real-time data. The new element for this year's Summer Strike Force involves more outreach to residents to help find the hot spots. Mike Foley reports.

Ohio Public Radio
10:44 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Ohio Senate okays limits on payday loans

Columbus, OH – A plan to put tough new limits on short-term loans will soon be on its way to Governor Ted Strickland to be signed into law. The Ohio Senate today okayed the measure that was approved last week by the Ohio House. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports on the debate.

Ohio Public Radio
10:41 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Dann's final hours

Columbus, OH – After days of unusual twists and turns, embattled Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann has resigned. Dann's decision to leave came on the very same day that Ohio's Inspector General started a probe into possible wrongdoing by the state's top attorney. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports Dann's much anticipated exit opens the door for new questions about the future of the state's top crime fighting office.

WCBE Newscasts
10:38 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Thursday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Gahanna attorney arrested in Statehouse basement in an internet child-sex sting receives sentence - Strickland says Dann's replacement will come soon - Strike Force in Columbus seeks more help from residents - A preview of McCain's speech in Columbus - Labor union that endorsed Obama rallies in Columbus for health care changes

It's Movie Time
10:24 am
Thu May 15, 2008

"It's Movie Time" May 16, 2008 On-Demand

Couldn't be about opening night reviews!

Films reviewed: Priceless, What Happens in Las Vegas . . . , Los Angeles Plays Itself

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

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WCBE Newscasts
12:27 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Stories developing this afternoon

Columbus, OH – Hear from John McCain, who spoke at a CMC forum this morning - Details on a threat made toward one of the women in the attorney general's office who filed sexual harassment complaints - Payday lender to close stores in Ohio after lawmakers pass measure limiting interest rates - Ohio gas prices top national average - Upper Arlington High School classes back in session - Group says rivers in danger due to people using too much water -

Movie Reviews
2:28 pm
Wed May 14, 2008

Iron Man

Superior

Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.): "Is it better to be feared or respected? And I'd say is it too much to ask for both?" Iron Man

Yes, the suit is impressive, a self-contained rocket launcher cum flying machine, but still earthly enough to show some marks from bullets.

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WCBE Newscasts
11:46 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Wednesday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

High gas prices lead more people to ride COTA - Upper Arlington High School cancels class after threat - Rhode Island Supreme Court to hear case involving Cleveland-based Sherwin Williams - New Columbus zoo director named - Dann on the job after a day that looked like he might resign - An update on McCain's Columbus visit - Lawmaker wants more money for prisons as terms increase for crimes

Ohio Public Radio
11:24 am
Wed May 14, 2008

The scoop on Dann

Columbus, OH – Embattled Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann remains on the job for now. But there was a point earlier yesterday when it looked like he might resign immediately. That didn't happen. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles explains why.

Ohio Public Radio
11:23 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Impeaching and investigating Dann

Columbus, OH – Ohio lawmakers are taking two major actions against Attorney General Marc Dann. As Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, Democrats in the Ohio House have filed articles of impeachment while Republicans and some Democrats in the Ohio House and all lawmakers in the Ohio Senate have passed a bill that would allow the inspector general to investigate the situation.

Ohio Public Radio
5:30 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Dann quits

Columbus, OH – Ohio's scandal-plagued attorney general, Marc Dann, has resigned. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:31 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Stories developing Wednesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Update on Dann - Strickland again says he's not interested in joining a presidential ticket - More homeowners falling behind on mortgage payments - Dominion Homes reports big loss - State tourism officials have high hopes -

WCBE Stories
12:24 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Harris outlines future for Columbus City Schools

Columbus, OH – Columbus school officials have yet to determine the size of an operating levy planned for the fall ballot, or if they will ask for one at all. But Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris has released details of a plan for the district's future. Alison Holm reports.

Ohio Public Radio
11:20 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Gay rights bill testimony

Columbus, OH – A proposal to expand Ohio's civil rights laws to include sexual orientation prompted strong testimony in the legislature today from backers and critics. They gave their views to a very divided Senate Judiciary Committee. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:02 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Stories developing Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Democrats in the Ohio House file impeachment resolution against Dann - Two Ohio Highway Patrol troopers fired for prank want their jobs back - Former Buckeye pleads guilty to sexual battery - Hear how OSU researchers look to use waste from coal burning - Find out the cost to taxpayers for those paper ballots - Wedding industry not affected by sluggish economy - University of Toledo raises tuition for incoming law students

WCBE Newscasts
12:51 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Tuesday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Bond increased for teen charged with shooting his twin brother - High school student dies in vehicle crash - Actor promotes green lifestyle - GO program offers more activities this summer - Job cuts likely at Wendy's - Pelican injures Toledo woman

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