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Ohio Public Radio
9:58 am
Mon November 10, 2008

DHL's decision

Columbus, OH – More bad news for Ohio's economy today. The shipping company DHL says it will cut 95-hundred jobs in the US. And though DHL says its hub in Wilmington will continue to operate, this is just the latest in a series of job losses and layoffs to slam Ohio. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler has more.

Ohio Public Radio
1:11 am
Mon November 10, 2008

The transition for campaign volunteers

Columbus, OH – Running for office is grueling, for the candidates and their families but also for the men and women who are the ground forces in the campaign - the volunteers and staffers in the campaigns. And in a critical swing state, for the last few months these folks have been knocking on doors, making calls and raising money 24-7. So what happens to these workers now that the campaign is over? Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

Election 2008
1:04 am
Mon November 10, 2008

Ohio Republican calls for end to golden week

Columbus, OH – Nearly 13,000 Ohioans registered and voted at the same time during what was known as the golden week in Ohio. It started at the end of September - the period of time between the beginning of early voting and the voter registration deadline. Ohio's Republican party unsuccessfully fought against that overlap period in court. Now, as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, one leader of the GOP is saying he wants to see legislation that would outlaw it.

Election 2008
1:00 am
Mon November 10, 2008

Major party leaders have one final spat

Columbus, OH – The 2008 vote may be history, but the fighting isn't over for the chiefs of Ohio's two major political parties. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:37 am
Mon November 10, 2008

Developing Monday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Circuit City files bankruptcy about a week after announcing store closings

  • Average gas prices in Ohio drop below $2 for first time in 4 years

  • Nation's only enriched uranium provider says it will continue to develop southern Ohio project despite attracting financing

  • United States E.P.A. will review proposal to build firebreak to prevent underground fires from spreading from Ohio landfill

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 am
    Mon November 10, 2008

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

  • Ohio Governor Strickland's top Human Services aide accused of state computer misuse

  • Parties' election ground forces transition back to normal lives

  • DHL could cut up to 13,000 U.S. jobs as early as today, according to source

  • Religious leaders celebrate Obama victory across northeast Ohio

  • Strickland says he'll seek re-election in two years

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:27 am
    Fri November 7, 2008

    Democrats overwhelm GOP for control over Ohio House

    Columbus, OH – Voters this week turned control of the Ohio House over to Democrats, delivering upsets to Republican incumbents in some areas and electing Democrats to seats that were up for grabs because of term limits. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    WCBE Stories
    1:02 am
    Fri November 7, 2008

    Ohio Historical Society brings Norman Rockwell magazine covers to life

    Columbus, OH – Many of Norman Rockwell's Saturday Evening Post magazine covers come to life for the next four months at the Ohio Historical Society. WCBE took a tour of the exhibit with the Ohio Historical Society's Connie Bodner as our guide.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:26 am
    Fri November 7, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Antioch University breaks apart central governing body in favor of individual boards of trustees for each campus

  • Congressional Republicans expected to pick their new leadership slate in mid-November

  • Wildlife scientists in government agencies ordered not to analyze whether greenhouse gasses affect endangered species

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    WCBE Stories
    12:15 am
    Fri November 7, 2008

    AirTran airline comes to Port Columbus

    Columbus, OH – Port Columbus yesterday welcomed a new airline that offers non-stop flights to three cities. It's the 11th airline serving Columbus and a boost to an airport stung by the departure of two carreirs and significant cuts from others. But as Mike Foley reports, officials remain confident this latest airline won't suffer the same fate.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:01 am
    Fri November 7, 2008

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Wife of Licking County township trustee scheduled to be arraigned after pleading not guilty to possessing and selling marijuana.

  • OSU Trustees Fiscal Affairs Committee tells administrators to prepare several budget reduction scenarios

  • Surge of voters choosing paper ballots overwhelmed officials, delaying counting of votes

  • Toledo-based Dana Corporation plans to cut 5,000 jobs over next two years

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:10 am
    Thu November 6, 2008

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Columbus-based shoe retailer DSW cuts 13% of home office workforce

  • Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission extends air quality alert into today

  • Con-way Freight Trucking Company plans to close several Ohio facilities later this month

  • Newark man awaits sentencing after being found guilty of mortgage fraud scheme

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:02 am
    Thu November 6, 2008

    Casino supporters make plans for next election

    Columbus, OH – Supporters of the casino gambling issue that voters rejected on Tuesday say they will come back with another plan for voters to consider. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    Election 2008
    10:59 am
    Thu November 6, 2008

    Ohio's top elections officer pleased with Tuesday's handling

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's top elections officer says she's pleased with the way Tuesday's election was handled. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    10:57 am
    Thu November 6, 2008

    Scientists look for CO2 storage strategies for coal plants

    Columbus, OH – Sopme scientists are looking at ways to store carbon dioxide emissions from coal-fired power plants underground. But they say that solution is a long way off. Shawn Allee reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 am
    Thu November 6, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio retailers saw sales plunge last month as shoppers deal with financial crisis

  • Toledo-based Dana Corporation plans to close up to 10 plants over next two years

  • Clinton County officials disappointed voters chose to reject casino proposal

  • Notre Dame product Brady Quinn makes first NFL start tonight as Cleveland Browns host Denver Broncos

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:33 am
    Thu November 6, 2008

    Ohio launches yearly heating-assistance program

    Columbus, OH – The state is launching its yearly project to help low-income families pay their winter heating bills. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    Movie Reviews
    2:49 pm
    Wed November 5, 2008

    Role Models

    "Kidults"

    "Taste the Beast"-- slogan for energy drink, "Minotaur" in Role Models

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:57 am
    Wed November 5, 2008

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio voters face only scattered problems casting ballots on election day

  • Ohio Republicans say they are disappointed but not discouraged

  • Columbus voters approve multi-million dollar package for infrastructure improvements

  • Democrats to once again dominate Franklin County Commission

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    Election 2008
    11:36 am
    Wed November 5, 2008

    Ohio's national electoral importance again highlighted

    Columbus, OH – No Republican has won the White House without carrying Ohio. No Democrat has won it without Ohio since 1906. Both trends held true last night. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Inglees and Karen Kasler teamed up for this report.

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