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9:55 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Water and sewer charges likely to increase

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council heard a request from the public utilities department to raise water and sewer rates by 7.1 percent for city and suburban customers next year. Jim Letizia has details.

WCBE Newscasts
9:48 am
Wed November 12, 2008

Wednesday morning news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Columbus police link a 7th case to a serial rapist

  • Former Buckeye free on bond after entering plea on drug charges

  • Cleveland opts for treatment rather than punishment in drug cases

  • Whirlpool cuts hudreds of jobs in Marion

  • Another chain of payday lending stores announces closures

  • Veteran broadcaster talks about Herb Score's legacy

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:54 am
    Wed November 12, 2008

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Former prison guard charged with helping a juvenile escape turns himself in

  • Ohio legislators may pass a crime bill in the lame duck session

  • AK Steel plans temporary shut-down of operations at Mansfield plant

  • Plain Dealer cuts more jobs

  • National City purchase on the agenda in Washington

  • Ohio farmers hoping for the best in a tight economy

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    WCBE Newscasts
    10:56 am
    Tue November 11, 2008

    Tuesday morning newscast

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Former prison guard charged with aiding escape of juvenile last June

  • Genoa township police confirm Columbus man missing 3 years found in sunken car in Hoover Resevoir

  • Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman says he and 400 non-union city managers will not take pay raise next year to help with budget deficit

  • Package delivery company DHL says it will cut 9500 jobs in the U.S.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    10:54 am
    Tue November 11, 2008

    Much-used robocalls are here to stay for next election

    Columbus, OH – Registered voters in Ohio were barraged by them--and people who weren't planning on voting got them. Robocalls are a tool of the political trade that got used quite a bit this campaign season. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    10:47 am
    Tue November 11, 2008

    New running trend promises enjoyable, injury-free experience

    Columbus, OH – Serious runners are often faced with the challenge of keeping the pounding and muscle pain to a minimum. There's a new trend that could be the ticket to more enjoyable, injury-free running. Cheri Lawson of member station WMUB in Oxford reports.

    Election 2008
    1:07 am
    Tue November 11, 2008

    Election calls likely here to stay

    Columbus, OH – Registered voters in Ohio were barraged by them - and even people who weren't planning on voting got them. They're nicknamed "robocalls", and they're a tool of the political trade that got quite a workout in this campaign season - whether voters liked it or not. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 am
    Tue November 11, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • German government's top nazi-hunter says Munich prosecutors should extradite former Cleveland area man accused of working as nazi death camp guard

  • Governor Ted Strickland meets with local Wilmington officials today following yesterday's DHL layoff announcement

  • Officials at Sinclair Community College in Dayton say personal information of 1,000 accidentally available on internet for about a year

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    Movie Reviews
    4:38 pm
    Mon November 10, 2008

    Quantum of Solace

    Not the balm . . .

    "Till that a capable and wide revenge

    Swallow them up." Othello

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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.

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