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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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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:33 am
    Mon September 8, 2008

    Advocates plan to take Ohio's sick day proposal national

    Columbus, OH – It seemed nothing would stop a November ballot proposal mandating seven paid sick days a year for most Ohio workers. But political considerations won out and derailed an issue supporters remain convinced would have been a success at the ballot box. Last week some Ohio labor unions, anti-poverty groups, and others dropped their campaign for a ballot issue requiring seven paid sick leave days a year. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen examines whether those groups wasted a lot of money by pushing the plan, then abandoning it.

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    Movie Reviews
    10:47 am
    Sat September 6, 2008

    Man on Wire

    A real balancing act . . .

    Not even the great Knievel . . .

    "Do the one thing you think you cannot do. Fail at it. Try again. Do better the second time. The only people who never tumble are those who never mount the high wire. This is your moment. Own it." Oprah Winfrey

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:50 am
    Fri September 5, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Franklin County Board of Elections is sending more than 650,000 absentee ballot applications to local voters

  • Teachers in Newton Falls school district go on strike

  • Independent review finds 7-year effort to tie pollution to health problems in Great Lakes hurt by bad science

  • National City offers $200 incentive to home equity customers to close their credit lines

  • Cleveland Browns to open season on Sunday

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:45 am
    Fri September 5, 2008

    Labor Day brings plagarism charges in Seventh Congressional District

    Columbus, OH – Charges of plagarism are heating up the race in Ohio's Seventh Congressional District. From member station WYSO in Yellow Springs, Emily McCord reports.

    Election 2008
    12:44 am
    Fri September 5, 2008

    Christian conservatives embrace Palin family

    Columbus, OH – Ohio's Christian conservatives often rail against pre-marital sex and teen pregnancy, but that's not stopping them from strongly backing Republican Sarah Palin for vice president.

    Palin's 17-year-old daughter is pregnant, and Ohio evangelical conservatives say the way the family is dealing with it is actually a plus, not a minus. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:38 am
    Fri September 5, 2008

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Federal judge sentences disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff to 4 years in prison

  • Fairfield County Sheriff's Office says homes and businesses evacuated because of leaking propane tank are allowed to return

  • Newark man who pleaded guilty to methadone overdose of his two year-old sentenced to 4 years in prison

  • U.S. Transportation Department names Cincinnati-based ComAir worst in on-time arrivals during July

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:36 am
    Fri September 5, 2008

    Sick day advocates change strategy

    Columbus, OH – Ohioans will not be voting in November on a controversial proposal requiring all Ohio companies with more than 25 workers to grant full-timers at least seven paid sick leave days a year. Supporters have agreed to pull it from the ballot, and are planning a new strategy. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:16 am
    Thu September 4, 2008

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Single-engine plane crashes in a Findlay quarry

  • Former U of Cincinnati quarterback loses his final appeal for eligibility

  • Mid-Ohio Regional Planning Commission issues air quality alert for today

  • Upper Arlington home defaced with spray painted "Death Obama" message

  • Oldest theater in Franklin County to close on September 27th

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:09 am
    Thu September 4, 2008

    State Development Department makes unique plan to grow economy

    Columbus, OH – The State Development Department has released what it calls a first of its kind plan to create jobs and grow the economy, with ways to track how the state is doing in those areas. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    WCBE Stories
    11:07 am
    Thu September 4, 2008

    Columbus Children's Hospital reaches out to neighbors

    Columbus, OH – Children's Hospital in Columbus has been a part of the south side for more than a century. It's been recognized for a number of research efforts and the care it provides patients. Now the hospital looks to extend that beyond its doors to nearby neighborhoods in a new partnership with the City of Columbus. It's an initiative officials hope will benefit more than 10,000 south side residents and perhaps become a model for other parts of the city. Mike Foley reports.

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    Election 2008
    3:05 am
    Thu September 4, 2008

    Obama Fires Back at Comment by McCain Campaign Manager

    Stuebenville, OH – During a campaign stop in Ohio, Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama fired back against comments from Republican rival John McCain's campaign manager who said the election is not about issues.

    "We want to talk about issues, the issues that make a difference in your lives every single day," Obama told the crowd of about 300 invited guests.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:00 am
    Thu September 4, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • South Carolina Air Force Base evacuating 13 planes to Ohio and Missouri

  • Obama fires back against McCain's campaign manager about "issues" statement

  • Palin calls Iraq War part of "God's will," among other statements

  • Ohio RNC delegates excited about Palin choice

  • Children's Hospital in Columbus seeks new bonds in south side neighborhoods.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:32 am
    Wed September 3, 2008

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Obama plans to campaign through eastern Ohio today

  • Attorney defending Dayton woman in microwave-related murder case calls for new trial

  • Columbus city officials do not plan to continue taking curfew violators to downtown holding center

  • City workers begin demolishing former Schottenstein's store for new John Maloney Health Center

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    Election 2008
    11:30 am
    Wed September 3, 2008

    Governor Strickland hard at work for Obama

    Columbus, OH – As the Republican National Convention ramps up, Democratic Ohio Governor Ted Strickland spent Tuesday stumping for Barack Obama in southern Ohio. From member station WOUB in Athens, Jason Koma reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:26 am
    Wed September 3, 2008

    Court of appeals frees grocery stores from Commercial Activities Tax

    Columbus, OH – The Tenth Ohio District Court of Appeals has ruled the state's Commercial Activities Tax levied on grocery store sales is unconstitutional. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:46 am
    Wed September 3, 2008

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Lousiana capitol of Baton Rouge suffers worst damage from Hurricane Gustav

  • Outgoing state schools superintendent to become a VP at Corporation for Public Broadcasting

  • Zanesville's Y Bridge transformed into patriotic public art project

  • Researchers working on reducing drifting farm odors

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