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Ohio Public Radio
11:15 am
Fri September 12, 2008

No charges pressed against Hamilton County mother

Columbus, OH – Hamilton County Prespecutor says he believes the death of a baby left in her mother's car was an accident and he won't be pressing charges. Katie Orr of member station WVXU in Cincinnati reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:20 am
Fri September 12, 2008

Developing Friday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • States who held off on buying new voting machines say they made the right choice

  • Research firm shows Ohio had one of nation's highest foreclosure rates in August

  • Center on Budget and Policy Priorities says 29 states have to make budget adjustments

  • Cleveland Browns to host Pittsburgh Sunday night

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    Movie Reviews
    4:38 pm
    Thu September 11, 2008

    Burn After Reading

    Go figure . . .

    "Every man is surrounded by a neighborhood of voluntary spies." Jane Austen

    Go figure: The acting ensemble of the year and two acclaimed directors can't save a movie dud. The Coen brothers' Burn After Reading is a forced comedy about a couple of fitness center workers (played by Brad Pitt and Frances McDormand) who find a CIA memoir disc and attempt to extort $50,000 from the author, Osborne Cox (John Malkovich).

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:44 am
    Thu September 11, 2008

    Strickland orders state to cut $540 million from budget

    Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland's order to cut $540 million from the state budget hit the top of the agenda at a conference in Columbus dealing with how Ohio can bring back and create prosperity. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:39 am
    Thu September 11, 2008

    Half-billion budget cuts will lead to job loss for state workers

    Columbus, OH – Some state workers will be the latest to lose their jobs as a result of budget cuts. Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has ordered a half billion dollars worth of state budget cuts, on top of cuts that were made earlier this year. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Election 2008
    1:10 am
    Thu September 11, 2008

    Michelle Obama speaks at National Baptist Convention

    Columbus, OH – Michelle Obama campaigned for her husband at the National Baptist Convention in Cincinnati on Wednesday. She emphasized the economy and jobs.

    "[Republicans] are satisfied with the past eight years. Barack Obama believes that the world as it is just won't do. He believes that we can't keep doing the same thing over and over again and expect a different result," Obama said.

    Barack Obama and his rivals John McCain and Sarah Palin were in Ohio on Tuesday.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:01 am
    Thu September 11, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • East High School evacuated this morning after officials received bomb threat.

  • Senator Voinovich of Ohio reintroduced signature component of Clean Air policies

  • Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle says new government officials need to make Great Lakes restoration a priority

  • Democrats and Reupblicans fight for contested states around the Great Lakes

  • Federal government clears way for irradiation of leafy vegetables

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:29 am
    Wed September 10, 2008

    Canada takes strides to clean up its beaches

    Columbus, OH – Great Lakes beaches have been closed a lot this summer. In Canada, an effort called the Blue Flag program certifies a beach is safe. Julie Grant reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:25 am
    Wed September 10, 2008

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • McCain campaign releases misleading ad about Obama's educational platform

  • Federal filings show annual Dayton Air Show losing money since 2004

  • Hilliard police search for suspect who issued bomb threat to Horizon Elementary School

  • Bexley City Council tables measure banning picketing targetted at individuals' houses

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:19 am
    Wed September 10, 2008

    Obama talks education in Dayton suburb

    Columbus, OH – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama Tuesday talked education as he spoke to an invitation-only crowd at Stebbins High School in the Dayton suburb of Riverside. Emily McCord of member station WYSO in Yellow Springs Reports.

    Movie Reviews
    11:16 am
    Wed September 10, 2008

    The Women

    Bloodletting


    "Women over fifty already form one of the largest groups in the population structure of the western world. As long as they like themselves, they will not be an oppressed minority. In order to like themselves they must reject trivialization by others of who and what they are. A grown woman should not have to masquerade as a girl in order to remain in the land of the living."

    Germaine Greer

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    Election 2008
    11:14 am
    Wed September 10, 2008

    Politicians speak out about DHL

    Columbus, OH – Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama says trying to protect the 8,000 jobs at DHL's air cargo hub in Wilmington will be a top priority for him before and after the November election. Obama Tuesday met privately in Dayton with workers who could be affected by DHL's plans to hire United Parcel Service to replace ABX Air and Astar Air Cargo in transporting DHL packages. He says he supports making sure there are hearings to investigate possible antitrust implications of the deal. Obama says the U.S.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:25 am
    Wed September 10, 2008

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Governor Strickland orders $540 million in state budget cuts

  • Twelve state highway patrol members fired for cheating scandal accusations

  • OSU marks launch of new program for students with mental health difficulties

  • Cincinnati airport may be new home for defunct discount airline Skybus

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    WCBE Stories
    12:17 am
    Wed September 10, 2008

    Next of kin registry

    Columbus, OH – Ohio has a new way to help notify family members more quickly when there's an accident or emergency involving a loved one. Mike Foley reports.

    For more details on registering next of kin information, please visit Ohio BMV

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:29 am
    Tue September 9, 2008

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • World Harvest Church cleared of charges of endorsing candidates

  • Solar-panel maker plans to double size of plant outside Toledo

  • Researchers find a way to make everyday windows gather solar energy

  • Woman who killed daughter in microwave sentenced to life in prison

  • Congressional aide linked to Jack Abramoff indicted on public corruption charges

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    Election 2008
    11:21 am
    Tue September 9, 2008

    Pastors clash on issue of pulpit endorsements

    Columbus, OH – A group of conservative ministers are asking pastors aroudn the country to use their sermons on September 28th to defy IRS rules on endorsing or opposing candidates for public offcie. Now, a group of liberal clergy in Ohio are blasting back. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 am
    Tue September 9, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • McCain makes Obama's earmark Illinois requests an issue

  • Justice department pledgees to send election monitors around country to ensure poll access

  • Federal lawmakers from Ohio are generally supportive of Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae bail-out

  • Environmental advocacy groups say new state law on renewable energy full of loopholes

  • New study finds worst hurricanes becoming more intense

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    Election 2008
    11:46 am
    Mon September 8, 2008

    Some Ohio farmers are going blue this election

    Columbus, OH – Farmers have traditionally been a strong voting block for the Republican Party. But some of those farmers say they might be voting for Democrats this year. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has details.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:51 am
    Mon September 8, 2008

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio develops new statewide registry for next-of-kin alert system

  • Underground fires at one of Ohio's largest landfills contine to burn

  • Congress to vote this Fall on Great Lakes cleanup fund

  • University of Pittsburg joins Cincinnati in studying development of dissolving medical technology

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:41 am
    Mon September 8, 2008

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Democratic Party Executive Committee bombarded with calls in search for Tubbs-Jones' replacement

  • Sales for new Keno game fall behind annual projections

  • Trade publication says the number of outlet malls nationwade has dropped steadily since 1996

  • Changes in Ohio's concealed weapon law will make it easier to carry hidden guns

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