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Ohio Public Radio
12:46 am
Wed November 19, 2008

Chef tries connnecting high-paying customers to where their food comes from

Columbus, OH – A chef is trying to get his high-paying customers to connect to where their food comes from, by having them pick it themselves. Julie Grant explains.

WCBE Newscasts
12:34 am
Wed November 19, 2008

Developing Wednesday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • State of Ohio executes man for 1992 stabbing death of collectibles store owner in Toledo (:01)

  • Car dealers from Ohio visit congressional offices this week to plead for $25 million federal loan to U.S. automakers (2:14)

  • U.S. House Republicans re-elect Ohio's John Boehner as minority leader (3:33)

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    WCBE Stories
    1:18 am
    Tue November 18, 2008

    Coleman unveils painful budget

    Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman has released his 2009 budget proposal, one that asks every part of city government and even residents to make some sacrifices and adjustments. Alison Holm reports.

    WCBE Stories
    1:09 am
    Tue November 18, 2008

    COTA ridership continues steady increase

    Columbus, OH – Despite the recent drop in gasoline prices, the Central Ohio Transit Authority continues to enjoy an increase in ridership. COTA spokesperson Marty Stutz tells Alison Holm 23 of the past 32 weeks have seen double-digit increases in ridership.

    WCBE Stories
    1:03 am
    Tue November 18, 2008

    Council members react to 09 budget outlook

    Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman unveiled his budget proposal last week. City council members now have to task of reviewing the plan and making any changes they see fit. Hear the initial reactions of two council members in this report by Mike Foley.

    Ohio Public Radio
    12:54 am
    Tue November 18, 2008

    Diabetes coverage plan falls short again

    Columbus, OH – For the seventh straight legislative session, Ohio health advocates have failed to convince lawmakers to force all health insurance policies to pay for diabetes equipment and supplies. Legislators are preparing to end their latest two-year session without voting a proposal the activists keep pushing. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    12:52 am
    Tue November 18, 2008

    The push to expand civil rights

    Columbus, OH – About 100 religious leaders across Ohio are pushing for an expansion of the state's civil rights law that bans discrimination in housing, hiring, public accomodations and credit. In addition to the current ban on discrimination based on race, gender, nationality and religion, they want to add sexual orientation. It's an idea that's been around for decades but has never passed the Ohio Legislature. And a group of other religious activists hope to keep it that way. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has details.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:40 am
    Tue November 18, 2008

    Vouchers for special needs children

    Columbus, OH – Government giving vouchers to parents of special needs children so they can afford do go to private schools is an issue the Ohio House may take up as its two-year session comes to a close. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:32 am
    Tue November 18, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Ohio death row inmate asks to delay his execution

  • Ohio Turnpike Association proposes toll increase

  • The effects of Citigroup's cutbacks in Central Ohio still unknown

  • Columbus City Council hearings on 09 budget begin this week

  • Cleveland Clinic eye expert talks about macular degeneration study

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:06 am
    Tue November 18, 2008

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Ohio Republicans ready to propose end to week-long period allowing same-day registration and voting

  • Gas prices continue to decline

  • COTA continues to see more riders

  • Columbus City Council approves water and sewer rate increase

  • Federal judge to decide provisional ballot challenge in Stivers/Kilroy race

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    Movie Reviews
    2:32 pm
    Mon November 17, 2008

    Twilight

    Enjoyably overcooked

    Isabella Swan: [to Edward] "I know what you are. You're impossibly fast. And strong. Your skin is pale white, and ice cold."

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:42 am
    Mon November 17, 2008

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner launches statewide audit of election results (:40)

  • Ohio health advocates fail to convince lawmakers to force health insurance policies to pay for diabetes supplies (1:20)

  • Congress returns to work this week to name leaders and reorganize committees for January (3:40)

  • Ohio gasoline prices fall another 11 cents in the last week (4:02)

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:38 am
    Mon November 17, 2008

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • State School Board has plan to boost state aid to Ohio schools by $1 billion (:40)

  • New survey ranks OSU's Gorden Gee as nation's highest paid president of a public university (2:26)

  • Coalition of environmental groups wants to amend recently enacted compact aimed at keeping Great Lakes water in region (3:13)

  • Market for recycled goods like cardboard and aluminum cans is latest victim of economic meltdown (3:55)

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    Movie Reviews
    2:03 pm
    Sun November 16, 2008

    Synecdoche, New York

    A challenging mess

    "All the world's a stage,

    And all the men and women merely players . . ."

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    Movie Reviews
    10:21 am
    Sun November 16, 2008

    The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

    The power is in the details . . .

    There were many ways of not burdening one's conscience, of shunning responsibility, looking away, keeping mum. When the unspeakable truth of the Holocaust then became known at the end of the war, all too many of us claimed that they had not known anything about it or even suspected anything.

    Richard von Weizs?cker, President of West Germany

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:38 am
    Fri November 14, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • Columbus Mayor Coleman unveils 2009 budget with deepest cuts since taking the position (0:22)

  • Spokesperson for Toledo's mayor says city believes it can utilize layoffs to help balance budget (4:40)

  • Columbus Symphony announces departure of "polarizing" music director (5:23)

  • Ohio auditor Mary Taylor reviews how much fraud her office has uncovered about Ohio local governments (5:57

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:05 am
    Fri November 14, 2008

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Timken opens new $60 million steel mill despite struggling economy (2:46)

  • Supporters of Republican state senator Steve Stivers file lawsuit to limit counting certain provisional ballots (4:26)

  • Records show woman facing allegations of using state resources for political activities took out-of-state trips, but not using state resources (5:11)

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:54 am
    Thu November 13, 2008

    Morning news

    Columbus – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Caregivers suffer as well as Alzheimer's patients

  • Highway Patrol increases security of Secretary of State

  • PNC vows to continue National City charity after buyout

  • Banning sweets at school doesn't stop consumption

  • Plane passengers using Blackberries as boarding passes
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    WCBE Stories
    11:53 am
    Thu November 13, 2008

    Alzheimer Awareness Month

    Columbus – A new study shows Alzheimer's patients' caregivers suffer physically and emotionally. Executive director of the Central Ohio chapeter of the Alzheimer's Association Michelle Chippas tells Mike Foley caregivers need relief as well.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    9:59 am
    Wed November 12, 2008

    Abortion rates drop

    Columbus, OH – The numbers of abortions performed in Ohio are at record lows. And both sides in the abortion debate have their reasons why that's the case. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

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