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Ohio Public Radio
11:24 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Cuyahoga County residents stage event for foreclosure victims

Columbus, OH – Some Cuyahoga County residents recently set up a small grave yard next to the county's courthouse, bearing the names of communities dealing with foreclosures. The county has been one of the hardest hit in America. A coalition of neighborhood groups staged the event and called for a freeze on foreclosures. David C. Barnett of member station WCPN in Cleveland reports.

Ohio Public Radio
11:20 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Flex-fuel vehicles aren't making big impacts

Columbus – Flex-fuel vehicles run on gasoline or E-85, a mix of gas and ethanol. Congress promoted flex fuel vehicles to cut oil imports, but it hasn't helped. Shawn Allee reports.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:43 am
Tue November 4, 2008

Developing Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Today's election will either support or hurt Secretary Brunner's platform of restoring trust in the system

  • Meterologist Joe Bartosik says weather is no excuse for avoiding voting today

  • Columbus area gas stations have refueled after rush brought on by $2 prices

  • Grassroots movement to honor those killed on bicycles called "Ghostbikes"

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    Election 2008
    12:40 am
    Tue November 4, 2008

    Voters in hospitals are voting from their beds

    Columbus, OH – Not everyone is physically able to make it to the polls. This year, people confined to the hospital or their homes are voting from their beds. Gretchen Cuda of member station WCPN in Cleveland reports.

    Movie Reviews
    1:20 pm
    Mon November 3, 2008

    A Girl Cut in Two

    Ultimate Aphrodisiac

    "The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young." Oscar Wilde

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:30 am
    Mon November 3, 2008

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • As many as 100 voters in Cuyahoga County received multiple absentee ballots

  • Polls show Ohio one of six closest states in presidential race

  • Ohio Secretary of State Brunner expects 80% voter turnout on Tuesday

  • Ryan Fitzpatrick leads Cincinnati Bengals in first win of the season

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:24 am
    Mon November 3, 2008

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Candidates' 60+ visits to Ohio create hefty price tag

  • Cuyahoga county residents stage fake grave site of northeast Ohio communities

  • Electronics retailer Circuit City to close 11 Ohio stores as part of national movement

  • Akron-based Goodyear Tire and Rubber notes sharp earning drop in third quarter

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    Election 2008
    12:58 am
    Fri October 31, 2008

    Long lines greet early voters

    Columbus, OH – About a third of voters nationwide are expected to cast ballots early this election - and tens of thousands of them are in Ohio. And they're standing in lines that are getting longer as election day gets closer. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

    Election 2008
    12:56 am
    Fri October 31, 2008

    Nader sees no difference between McCain and Obama

    Columbus, OH – Some Democrats have blamed consumer advocate Ralph Nader for helping elect George W. Bush president in 2000....but that's not stopping Nader from running once again for president. Nader made a campaign appearance in Columbus Thursday, and he blasted Republican John McCain AND Democrat Barack Obama. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen filed this report.

    Election 2008
    12:54 am
    Fri October 31, 2008

    Process for verifying voter registrations to change

    Columbus, OH – Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner says the current system for checking voter registrations in the Buckeye State will need to be scrapped after this election is over. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles explains why.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:43 am
    Fri October 31, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Ohio takes center stage in the final weekend before the election

  • Ohioans take advantage of early voting, but see long lines

  • Jury deliberates National Century founder's fate

  • Two Ohio public television stations set to merge

  • Crennel looks for improvement, while Bengals star takes blame for winless start

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:36 am
    Fri October 31, 2008

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Bill Clinton campaigns in Ohio for Obama

  • Brunner expects complete overhaul of the process for verifying voter registration

  • Fire officials urge residents to change smoke-detector batteries

  • Former Columbus mayor dies

  • Nader no longer relevant according to some Democrats

  • Millions of dollars in Ohio refunds sent back to IRS

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    WCBE Newscasts
    2:29 am
    Thu October 30, 2008

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Brunner calls for investigation of voter phone calls

  • Poll finds Obama's lead on McCain in Ohio shrinking

  • Kent State University to charge fee for credit card tuition payments

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    WCBE Newscasts
    2:23 am
    Thu October 30, 2008

    Thursday Developing News

    Columbus – Stories you will hear include:

  • Palin, McCain still confident

  • GOP ramps up ad buys in Ohio

  • Musicians rally for Rock the Vote

  • Some polluters not being fined

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    WCBE Newscasts
    2:23 am
    Thu October 30, 2008

    Thursday Developing News

    Columbus – Stories you will hear include:

  • Palin, McCain still confident

  • GOP ramps up ad buys in Ohio

  • Musicians rally for Rock the Vote

  • Some polluters not being fined

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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:34 am
    Thu October 30, 2008

    State Issue 6 - Part 2

    Columbus, OH – Ohioans are voting on a ballot issue to open the state to legalized casino gambling. State Issue 6 would authorize the building of a single, 600 million dollar casino resort in Wilmington, along Interstate 71, about 40 miles from Cincinnati and Dayton. Yesterday, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen wrapped up some of the pro and con arguments for us. Today, in part 2 of his series...a look at other arguments --- over jobs and Indian casinos.

    Ohio Public Radio
    1:30 am
    Thu October 30, 2008

    State Issue 6 - Part 1

    Columbus, OH – For the fourth time in 18 years, Ohioans are voting on a ballot proposal to legalize casino gambling. Backers of the plan are spending more than 20 million dollars to convince people to vote yes, and opponents of the plan are spending more than 20 million to convince people to vote no. Today, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen begins a two-part series, wrapping up the arguments from both sides.

    Election 2008
    1:26 am
    Thu October 30, 2008

    Homeless voters ruling

    Columbus, OH – Homeless voters in Ohio have won a court case that's meant to make it more likely that their votes are counted. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has details.

    Ohio Public Radio
    1:24 am
    Thu October 30, 2008

    State Issue 5 - Part 2

    Columbus, OH – Are Ohioans being ripped off by payday loans? If we LIMIT the loans, will Ohio lose JOBS? Those questions and more are in the spotlight in a bitter debate over State Issue 5, a proposed crackdown on short-term loans. Yesterday, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explained how the controversial ballot proposal began in the legislature a year ago. Today, in part 2 of the series, we hear the pro and con arguments AND why some voters are so confused.

    Ohio Public Radio
    1:21 am
    Thu October 30, 2008

    State Issue 5 - Part 1

    Columbus, OH – Ohioans are now voting on a plan to slap new limits on those short term loans, called "payday loans." It's state issue 5 on the statewide ballot. Anti-poverty activists and others are backing the measure. But the owners of payday loan stores want voters to reject it. Today, statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen begins a two-part series on state issue 5. It begins with some history.

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