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WCBE Newscasts
12:30 am
Fri January 16, 2009

Developing Friday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

Aviation expert in Dayton says U-S Airways jet fell victim to the common and significant problem of a "double bird strike" - 1:16

Report by Rockerfeller Institute of Government shows recession is causing a large drain on states' tax collections - 2:54

Former Toledo City Council member who fabricated kidnapping story after theft accusations was sentenced to 4 years in prison - 3:38

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It's Movie Time
4:10 pm
Thu January 15, 2009

January 16, 2009 It's Movie Time on demand

Films reviewed: Defiance, The Wrestler

1/16/09 WCBE: It's Movie Time - The Wrestler, Defiance

John DeSando & Kristin Dreyer Kramer

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

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Ohio Public Radio
12:50 am
Thu January 15, 2009

Akron school board's president is youngest in history of state's urban districts

Columbus, OH – At 24, incoming Akron school board President James Hardy will be the youngest leader in the history of the state's "Big 8" urban districts. Kymberli Hagelberg of member station WCPN in Cleveland reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:44 am
Thu January 15, 2009

Developing Thursday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Several Ohio communities open additional shelters as the state copes with fierce cold and wind chills in the negative double digits - :50

  • 800 Columbus Schools employees are being offered free credit monitoring services after at least 50 employees personal information was found during a police raid - 1:56

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:34 am
    Thu January 15, 2009

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Rob Portman tours Ohio after formally announcing his bid for Senator Voinovich's seat - 1:12

  • Columbus-based Battelle Memorial Institute plans a $200 million investment in Central Ohio - 2:53

  • School closings, flight delays, and at least 2 highway fatalties result from Ohio's recent winter storms - 5:25

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    Cinema Classics
    11:50 am
    Wed January 14, 2009

    January 15, 2009 Cinema Classics #12 Mickey Rourke

    Mickey Rourke

    A Cinema Classic: Mickey Rourke

    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
    11:06 am
    Wed January 14, 2009

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:15 am
    Tue January 13, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Monday's announcement by Senator George Voinovich of Ohio that he won't seek re-election leads to jockeying on both political sides - 1:14

  • Bond is $50,000 for former college football player who jumped nude from fifth floor of Grant Medical Center early Sunday morning - 3:23

  • King Nut company CEO says his company's peanut butter could not be the source of the national salmonella outbreak - 4:17

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:27 am
    Tue January 13, 2009

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Dell Computers is paying $3.85 million to settle class action lawsuit claiming company made misleading financing and service offers - :44

  • Trial delayed for two alleged U.S. Army deserters arrested in Ohio and accused of killing a West Virginia minister - 2:03

  • Ohio voters could see two different proposals on November ballot to legalize casinos - 2:30

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:56 am
    Mon January 12, 2009

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • U.S. Supreme Court okays second trial for Ohio man

  • Judges convicts teen who shot parents over video game dispute

  • Study suggests Ohio's budget picture may be worse

  • Voinovich to explains decision at afternoon press conference

  • Nash placed on IR

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:49 am
    Mon January 12, 2009

    Monday morning's news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:


  • 2010 to be final year in the U.S. Senate for Voinovich

  • Columbus City Council expected to select two new members tonight

  • Payday store robber due to appear in court

  • Gambling issue likely to resurface in legislature

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:23 am
    Fri January 9, 2009

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Licking County jury convicts an Iraq War veteran of killing his 3 year-old stepson - :00

  • Akron area metro riders will soon have a warm place to wait for their bus--and the city isn't stuck with the heating bill - 3:32

  • Task force appointed by Governor Ted Strickland recommends an increase in state gasoline tax, despite Governor's disagreement - 5:45

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:36 am
    Fri January 9, 2009

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Lakemore police say they shot a man after he killed his wife and held their son hostage for several hours last night - :52

  • U.S. Mine Safety and Health Administration says number of miners killed on job last year at all time low with 51 - 1:31

  • Federal records show Ohio among the states that have the most toxic coal ash stored in power plant ponds - 2:08

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    It's Movie Time
    2:56 pm
    Thu January 8, 2009

    January 9, 2009 It's Movie Time on demand

    Films reviewed: Favorites of 2008

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

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:17 am
    Thu January 8, 2009

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Independent report by Education Week Magazine shows Ohio has sixth-best education system in the nation

  • The State Health Department says at least 52 and possibly as many as 1300 Ohioans got sick in November's salmonella outbreak

  • Plea deal reached with former Columbus code-enforcement officer and OSU football player charged with shooting two officiers in April

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    11:11 am
    Thu January 8, 2009

    Green Tip 7 - Catch 22

    HOCKING HILLS, OH –

    Simazine, Atrazine, Alachlor, Metolachlor, Metribuzin, Chloroform, Bromodichloromethane, Dibromochloromethane, Trihalomethanes, Haloacetic Acids, Coliform Bacteria.

    Where might you find these foreign sounding names? Glance at your Water Consumer Confidence Report sent to you by your water company and you will recognize some of these names and a few others. These peculiar names translate into agricultural fertilizer runoff, agricultural herbicide runoff, by-product of drinking water disinfections, bacteria present in environment.

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    11:01 am
    Thu January 8, 2009

    Green Tip 5 - Light up Your Life Safely and for Less Money

    HOCKING HILLS, OH –

    Most people have either heard about or seen a CFL (Compact Fluorescent Light Bulb). The most noticeable ones have a funny curly cue design. With energy costs souring and with global warming, it is important to take steps towards replacing your incandescent light bulbs with CFLs.

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    10:49 am
    Thu January 8, 2009

    Green Tip 6 - Frugality Pays

    HOCKING HILLS. OH –

    Most people have heard of the 3 R's of Recycling Reduce, Reuse, Recycling. Well, reduce has a lot to do with being frugal. Frugality is being careful with your resources, using or managing them wisely, not using as much. Being frugal with your resources will guarantee you monetary savings and savings to the environment as well.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:26 am
    Thu January 8, 2009

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • President-elect Barack Obama says recession could linger for years unless congress passes his economic stimulus plan - :36

  • Retailers, including Columbus-based Limited Brands and Sears Holdings, report dismal sales for December - 1:59

  • Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services has its credit rating cut by one notch due to concerns from recent acquisition National City - 2:38

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