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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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    Cinema Classics
    9:01 am
    Wed January 7, 2009

    January 8, 2009 Cinema Classics #11 Westerns

    A Cinema Classic: Westerns

    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 Newscasts
    1:55 am
    Wed January 7, 2009

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Unemployment claims systems in Ohio buckle under the onslaught of people who lost their jobs in 2008 - 3:31

  • More than 160 community-based organizations are asking president-elect Barack Obama and Ohio's congressional delegation to support economic stimulus - 6:11

  • Mid-Ohio Foodbank says demand for food was up 14% in 2008 over the last year - 7:11

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:17 am
    Wed January 7, 2009

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio joins multistate investigation to find the source of salmonella bacteria that has sickened at least 50 people since October -

  • Ohio's teen pregnancy rate ranks just below national average in new report based on 2006 numbers -

  • Despite controversial system of funding education, Ohio gets good marks when it comes to financing schools -

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:51 am
    Wed January 7, 2009

    Strickland vetoes election reform bill

    Columbus, OH – An election reform bill passed by the former Ohio General Assembly will not become law. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles explains why.

    Ohio Public Radio
    12:48 am
    Wed January 7, 2009

    Governor signs booster seat bill

    Ohio Public Radio
    12:44 am
    Wed January 7, 2009

    Legislature begins work

    Columbus, OH – Lawmakers arrived at the Statehouse for their first day of work in the new General Assembly. The swearing-in ceremonies marked a major change in power in the House and business as usual in the Senate, and that might create problems in dealing with the state's economic challenges. Statehouse correspondents Karen Kasler and Jo Ingles filed this tag-team report.

    Movie Reviews
    12:08 pm
    Tue January 6, 2009

    Defiance

    A powerful reminder

    Jews have had a difficult time countering the opinion that they did not resist the Nazis enough, even in the face of Casablanca's hero, Victor Laslow, and the heroics of Escape from Sobibor, a challenge of conscience as all German guards had to be killed in order for 600 Jews to escape. Defiance needs to be added to the list of powerful reminders that Jews defied the Nazis in numbers and spirit.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:33 am
    Tue January 6, 2009

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Columbus police have made an arrest in case of man wounded this morning at an east side tavern -

  • U.S. House minority leader John Boehner says he worries new economic stimulus package could include wasteful spending -

  • President-elect Obama chooses Ohio University photojournalism professor to be official White House photographer -

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:27 am
    Tue January 6, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • Columbus schools may soon have several seats to fill, as Alison Holm reports - :23

  • Members of Ohio Senate were sworn into office on Monday, as Jo Ingles reports - 1:26

  • Source says former board member of Cincinnati-based Proctor and Gamble to run for California governor - 3:25

  • Ohio State loses third consecutive bowl game at the Fiesta Bowl - 7:22

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:13 am
    Tue January 6, 2009

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • Columbus schools may soon have several seats to fill, as Alison Holm reports -

  • Members of Ohio Senate were sworn into office on Monday, as Jo Ingles reports -

  • Source says former board member of Cincinnati-based Proctor and Gamble to run for California governor -

  • Ohio State loses third consecutive bowl game at the Fiesta Bowl

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