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Ohio Public Radio
1:34 am
Tue April 22, 2008

Ohio lawmaker: scrap income tax to spur economy

Columbus, OH – One lawmaker says he has the cure for Ohio's ailing economy - eliminating the state income tax, which has been funding state government since 1971. But opponents say this kind of change doesn't make sense. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
1:27 am
Tue April 22, 2008

No K.O. for Keno

Columbus, OH – Governor Ted Strickland's plan to have the Ohio Lottery Commission sponsor KENO games in bars across Ohio has cleared one hurdle. A legislative committee that has the power to INVALIDATE proposed rules of state agencies has decided NOT to use its veto power against KENO. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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WCBE Newscasts
1:17 am
Tue April 22, 2008

Stories we're following Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – McCain's visit in Ohio - Big decision for voters in Cleveland - Compromise could be near on energy bill - Climate change should be top priority, some say - Health officials say they may know cause of that illness outbreak at KSU Chipotle - Find out why football fields are being checked throughout the state

Ohio Public Radio
10:39 am
Mon April 21, 2008

Questions about Gutierrez's driving record

Columbus, OH – The man Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann put in charge of the office's fleet of vehicles wasn't legally allowed to drive any of them when he was hired. Anthony Gutierrez's license was suspended at the time. And as Ohio Public Radio's Jo ingles reports, there are even more questions about his driving record once he was eventually issued a state vehicle.

Ohio Public Radio
10:32 am
Mon April 21, 2008

Safer cigarettes

Columbus, OH – Ohio legislators have begun considering a proposal that would require the sale of safer cigarettes that stop burning when a smoker stops puffing on them. State Representative Jim Hughes is the sponsor of the measure. In an interview with statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen, Hughes says - the measure could mean fewer house fires, even when smokers fall asleep with cigarettes in their hands.

WCBE Newscasts
10:26 am
Mon April 21, 2008

Monday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

State program runs dry - National City reportedly closing billion-dollar deal - Fifth Third sues over lost insurance policy money - Find out what's ahead for Ohio lawmakers this week - Reds win, Indians lose in extra inning games Sunday

WCBE Newscasts
12:27 am
Mon April 21, 2008

Stories we're following Monday afternoon

Columbus, OH – National City's equity capital effort - Gas prices continue to soar, while study shows alternative method for production - Obama picks up Ohio Superdelegate - Find out about an Ohio church's creative effort to reach people - OSU instructor comments on Mount Vernon schools bible incident - U.S. Supreme Court turns down three Ohio death row appeals - Taser incident in Oxford leaves man in critical condition

Movie Reviews
4:00 pm
Fri April 18, 2008

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Out There

"It can be demonstrated that the child's contact with the real world is strengthened by his periodic excursions into fantasy. It becomes easier to tolerate the frustrations of the real world and to accede to the demands of reality if one can restore himself at intervals in a world where the deepest wishes can achieve imaginary gratification." Selma H. Fraiberg, Child Psychologist

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WCBE Newscasts
12:33 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Stories we're following Friday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Maupins find out more about son's death - Kucinich unhappy with USDA audit related to February beef recall - Wendy's rejected to purchase offers - Jobless numbers for March are in - Hear from earthquake expert Mike Hansen on today's quake - Gas prices back at record-levels in Ohio - Officials urge careful driving in construction zones

WCBE Newscasts
12:26 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Friday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Earthquake felt in Ohio - Criminal complaint to be filed related to allegations facing Ohio Attorney General's office employee - Continental to end subsidiary's Cleveland service - One state senator wants only flags that are made in America to be sold here - Find out the names of some early commitments from golfers to play in this year's Memorial Tournament - Reds and Indians win easily

WCBE Newscasts
12:26 am
Fri April 18, 2008

Friday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Earthquake felt in Ohio - Criminal complaint to be filed related to allegations facing Ohio Attorney General's office employee - Continental to end subsidiary's Cleveland service - One state senator wants only flags that are made in America to be sold here - Find out the names of some early commitments from golfers to play in this year's Memorial Tournament - Reds and Indians win easily

Ohio Public Radio
12:58 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Attorneys confident clients can back up allegation

Columbus, OH – Attorneys for two women who allege they were sexually harassed by an employee of the Attorney General's office say their clients can back up their claims. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Public Radio
12:58 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Attorneys confident clients can back up allegation

Columbus, OH – Attorneys for two women who allege they were sexually harassed by an employee of the Attorney General's office say their clients can back up their claims. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:55 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Stories we're following Thursday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Columbus fire investigators search for cause of a blaze in the King Lincoln District - One man arrested in SWAT raid on the west side of Columbus - Ohio group criticizes McCain - Cleveland economy could get a major boost - Find out the best Ohio city to purchase a home - Ohio Supreme Court rules some names of foster parents should be released - Study finds heavy drinking and smoking could lead to early memory loss - Ohio steelworkers back campaign for green jobs

WCBE Newscasts
12:43 am
Thu April 17, 2008

Making news Thursday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Judge allows bond for one in former Dublin company fraud case - Strickland continues search for compromise on energy bill - Attorneys for two women who say they were sexually harassed by an aide in the Ohio Attorney General's office speak up for their clients - No end in sight for rising food prices - Mason authorities finding out more details about the man who killed his wife and four children and hanged himself in his jail cell - Buckeyes getting ready for spring game

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It's Movie Time
1:07 pm
Wed April 16, 2008

"It's Movie Time" April 18, 2008 On-Demand

Films reviewed: Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?, Married Life, Hud

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

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WCBE Stories
11:50 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Council and Coleman administration clash over budget

Columbus, OH – A rare disagreement between the all-Democrat Columbus City Council and Democratic Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's administration took place at last night's hearing on this year's Capital Improvements Budget. Jim Letizia has details.

WCBE Newscasts
11:46 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Wednesday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Debate over energy plan resumes at the Statehouse - Former Skybus employees file lawsuit against bankrupt airline - Officials maintain merger won't impact Delta's Cincinnati hub - Columbus schools approve spending to keep police presence at high schools - Ohio House approves measure adding Salvia to illegal controlled substance list - Reds and Indians report

WCBE Stories
4:13 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Tissue donation turns grief into inspiration

Columbus, OH – Death can be a difficult subject to talk about, but state officials and health advocates want it to become part of the discussion this month, particularly when it comes to organ and tissue donation. April has been designated Donate Life Ohio Month, with the goal of reminding residents the death of a loved one can often result in saving and enhancing the lives of others. While organ donation attracts the most attention, officials say people sometimes fail to think about the impact donated tissue has on not only the recipient but also the families of the donor.

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Ohio Public Radio
12:45 am
Wed April 16, 2008

Herb illegal under Ohio House measure

Columbus, OH – Two types of a mind-altering herb called Salvia will soon be illegal to possess or sell in Ohio, if state representatives get their way. The Ohio House of Representatives voted unanimously today to outlaw the herb. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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