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1:34 pm
Sat February 23, 2008

In Bruges

It will send you to the Internet.

"The Venice of the North . . ." (Bruges tourist information)

I have been in Brussels and Amsterdam, and now thanks to Martin McDonagh's absurdist, existential, and comic film, I have been In Bruges. And, yes, thanks to the cinematography of Eigil Bryid, I am not only loving this European medieval city, with canals and glowing cathedrals, but I am also reminded of the dark shadows and intricate morality of the Third Man.

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Movie Reviews
10:59 am
Fri February 22, 2008

The Other Boleyn Girl

As a feminist tract . . .

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WCBE Stories
3:44 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Democratic candidates volly for youth vote

Columbus, OH – Democrats Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton are aggressively competing for young voters in the Ohio presidential primary and elsewhere. The candidates are using text messages, facebook groups, and celebrities. Obama has consistently attracted young voters' interest and showed strength among voters under 45 in the Wisconsin primary. Clinton has won her strongest support from older voters. Clinton's daughter Chelsea rang conference calls coast-to-coast yesterday and Obama sent MTV personality Nick Cannon to campuses, including Columbus state community college.

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WCBE Newscasts
3:27 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Friday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

CBS asks judge to do away with subpoena - State workers face more strict work hour enforcement - Obama campaign winning money race - Ohio house democrats still trail republicans in cash on hand - Kucinich reels in big money for re-election - EPA seeks to ban pesticide - Dayton's waste water treatment plant an odor problem

WCBE Newscasts
3:10 am
Fri February 22, 2008

Making news Friday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Man holds ex-girlfriend hostage then shoots himself - Former Ohio congressman moves to halfway house - Larger social networks may help surgery patients recover - Hillary Clinton could face uphill battle in Texas and Ohio - McCain denies relationship with lobbyist - Michelle Obama speaks in Cleveland

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WCBE Stories
10:53 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Ending the beetle invasion

Columbus, OH – Preventing the spread of the emerald ash borer beetle is the topic of a conference of foresters, entemologists and agricultural experts in Michigan today. And the Ohio Department of Agriculture is gearing up for the latest battle in the war against the bug that has devastated forests in Ohio, Michigan and Indiana. Alison Holm reports.

WCBE Newscasts
10:43 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Making news Thursday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

The latest on the case of a teen's involvement in his twin brother's death - Ohio Supreme Court issues ruling on sex offenders - McCain critcizes Obama - Obama picks up another endorsement - Clinton's expectations in Ohio primary - Sex slavery ring may have been uncovered in Hamilton County

WCBE Newscasts
4:07 am
Thu February 21, 2008

Thursday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

More details in the trial of former owners and executives of a Dublin-based health company - McCain responds to accusation in Ohio - Updating how Ohio schools are affected by the beef recall - Emergency response volunteers needed in Central Ohio

It's Movie Time
1:33 pm
Wed February 20, 2008

"It's Movie Time " February 22, 2008 On-Demand

Films reviewed: In Bruges, Youth Without Youth, Spiderwick Chronicles

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

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WCBE Newscasts
6:14 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Wednesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio State's appeal in case of fired basketball coach shot down - The Ohio Supreme court rules on sex offenders - Authorities say man confesses to murdering three women - Former O.S.U. employee found guilty of stealing from University - Castro's brother expected to become Cuban president - Columbus tourism department seeks to find what makes city unique - Lunar eclipse - Toledo names minor leaque hockey team The Walleye

WCBE Newscasts
5:47 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Making news Wednesday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Clinton campaigns on universal health care plan - McCain makes presence felt in Ohio - Morrow county feels effects of budget cuts

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WCBE Stories
5:28 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Expectations for graduation

Columbus, OH – Graduation requirements usually are easily measured with attendance records and standardized tests. But not all. The Columbus schools are currently working on a policy to qualify and quantify one of those graduation expecations. Alison Holm explains.

WCBE Stories
3:27 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Region looking for emergency volunteers

Columbus, OH – Columbus and Franklin County officials are asking residents to consider volunteering to help the region respond in emergency situations. The city and county are creating a medical reserve corps that would assist other area agencies in a natural disaster, disease outbreak or terrorist attack. Officials are certainly looking for physicians, nurses, paramedics and pharmacists. But program coordinator Robin Franz tells Mike Foley there's an even greater need for non-medical professionals.

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Ohio Public Radio
3:18 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Ohio Supreme Court confirms O'Brien victory

Columbus, OH – Former Ohio State University basketball coach Jim O'Brien is about to get 2 million dollars richer. Ohio's highest court has validated a lawsuit victory that O'Brien won earlier against his former bosses at the college. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
3:18 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Ohio Supreme Court confirms O'Brien victory

Columbus, OH – Former Ohio State University basketball coach Jim O'Brien is about to get 2 million dollars richer. Ohio's highest court has validated a lawsuit victory that O'Brien won earlier against his former bosses at the college. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
3:14 am
Wed February 20, 2008

McCain in Ohio

Columbus, OH – The man who's likely to be the Republican nominee for president spent a couple days in Central Ohio. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on John McCain's visit.

Ohio Public Radio
3:11 am
Wed February 20, 2008

Vacant properties costing millions

Columbus, OH – Vacant and abandoned properties across Ohio are costing cities and taxpayers a lot of money. That's the bottom line of a new study by a coalition of housing activists and urban redevelopment advocates. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:46 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Tuesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Police search for sex offender - Delta to discontinue service of Fort Lauderdale flight - Tainted beef recalled - Gas prices up again - Hamilton man could face 19th DUI - Great Lakes could dissapear eventually - Bush administration attempts to remove provision of open government act

WCBE Newscasts
1:37 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Tuesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Police search for sex offender - Delta to discontinue service of Fort Lauderdale flight - Tainted beef recalled - Gas prices up again - Hamilton man could face 19th DUI - Great Lakes could dissapear eventually - Bush administration attempts to remove provision of open government act

WCBE Newscasts
1:37 am
Tue February 19, 2008

Tuesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Police search for sex offender - Delta to discontinue service of Fort Lauderdale flight - Tainted beef recalled - Gas prices up again - Hamilton man could face 19th DUI - Great Lakes could dissapear eventually - Bush administration attempts to remove provision of open government act

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