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Ohio Public Radio
12:31 am
Wed October 1, 2008

Ohio Supreme Court expands scope of tough new sex offender law

Columbus, OH – Separately, the Ohio Supreme Court has ruled a new state law toughening reporting requirements for convicted sex offenders freed from prison may be applied to those who committed the crimes before the law was enacted. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Movie Reviews
1:16 pm
Tue September 30, 2008

Blindness

The blind see.

"My blindness is my sight; The shadows that I feared so long Are all alive with light." Alice Cary

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Movie Reviews
12:59 pm
Tue September 30, 2008

City of Ember

It is PG, after all.

City of Ember – I must remember a PG movie is usually best-suited for children, and City of Ember is a proper candidate. Except for a grubby, oversized mole that eats people, nothing other than careering amusement-park-like rides generate enough scares to get a censor's or censorious mother's attention.

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WCBE Newscasts
11:35 am
Tue September 30, 2008

Tuesday morning news

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Cleveland-based National City shares plummet amid bank buyouts and bailout plan failure

  • Newly registered voters in Kerry-won precincts are overwhelmingly Democrat

  • Independent political action groups seize on economy as values issue.

  • Democrats seek expatriate Ohioans' votes overseas.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:34 am
    Tue September 30, 2008

    Homeowners hold on to faltering mortgages

    Columbus, OH – As stocks plummet and people worry about recession and worse, a new report shows mortgage losses might not be as bad as some fear. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    1:05 am
    Tue September 30, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio authorities may force drivers with 2 or more DUI convictions to non-consentual blood or urine tests

  • Bush says economic damage will be "painful and lasting" if $700 billion bailout bill doesn't pass

  • New study shows the environmental impact on the kind of food people buy

  • Kentucky officials send engineering team to check for weaknesses in bridges over I-275

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:36 am
    Mon September 29, 2008

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • McCain and Palin visit Capitol University this morning

  • Ohio GOP urges voters to utilize immediate voting at the same time they legally challenge it

  • Ohio's Kenyon College remembers alum Paul Newman

  • Chris Wells rushes OSU to 34-21 victory over Minnesota.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:32 am
    Mon September 29, 2008

    Ohioans have chance to speak with utilities companies

    Columbus, OH – Ryan Lippe of the Ohio Consumer's Counsel talks with statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen regarding Ohioans' upcoming hearings with the public utilities commission. He says customers should feel free to give their views on the prospect of paying more and how their power company performed during the outage.

    WCBE Newscasts
    1:41 am
    Mon September 29, 2008

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Ohio's congressional leaders' reactions to proposed bailout plan continue to emerge

  • Governor Strickland helps break ground for 45-acre riverfront park in Cincinnati

  • Cincinnati Reds remain optimistic for future after yesterday's close of baseball season

  • Columbus police continue to investigate possible homicide on city's north side.

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    Movie Reviews
    11:29 am
    Sun September 28, 2008

    Flash of Genius

    Too much uninventive stuff . . .

    Just imagine over 30 years ago inventing something as useful as the intermittent windshield wiper, a device everyone uses when it rains. Now that's immortality for inventor Bob Kearns, professor and engineer.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:31 am
    Fri September 26, 2008

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Inflammatory anti-muslim DVD distributed in Columbus Dispatch leads to anti-DVD backlash and questions

  • Franklin County Children Services Board ratifies three-year contract with unionized workers

  • Muskingum County Sheriff's deputies find over 5,000 marijuana plants near Perry County line

  • Two senators say justice department should block UPS/DHL deal

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:27 am
    Fri September 26, 2008

    Credit card companies' campus tactics draw candidates' attention

    Columbus, OH – Each year, when students arrive on college campuses, they often find credit card companies there to greet them with applications. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports some candidates for Ohio Attorney General want to put limits on that practice.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:23 am
    Fri September 26, 2008

    Lehman Brothers collapse ties up $360 million from Goodyear

    Columbus, OH – A run on the money market fund invested in Lehman Brothers has tied up $360 million in a major Ohio company's money. From member station WKSU in Kent, ML Schultze reports.

    WCBE Stories
    1:01 am
    Fri September 26, 2008

    Anti-muslim DVD causes concern

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:44 am
    Fri September 26, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Funeral services pending for Avon Lake man killed in Iraq

  • Macy's CEO hopes federal government can solve financial systems and consumer confidence

  • President Bush makes fresh appeal to Congress to move quickly on $700 billion bailout plan

  • Officials continue to expand trash removal programs and collection regulations to help communities clean up after Ike

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    WCBE Stories
    11:52 am
    Thu September 25, 2008

    Columbus city schools kick off levy campaign

    Columbus, OH – With less than six weeks before election day, the Columbus Schools officially kicked off its campaign for a combined tax and bond levy at Weinland Park Elementary yesterday, Alison Holm reports

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:24 am
    Thu September 25, 2008

    How will the bailout affect Ohioans

    Columbus, OH – Congressional leaders are wrestling with a possible $700 billion bailout of Wall Street financial firms. At the same time, many Ohioans are wondering what effect the troubles on Wall Street will have on the problems of Main Street. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:20 am
    Thu September 25, 2008

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Uptown on the Hilltop Parade returns after 8 year hiatus

  • Columbus Board of Realtors says central Ohio home sales declined 14.4% in August

  • Circleville Police charge 3 teens with burglarizing a business before it was destroyed by fire

  • Remains of two missing Air Force pilots from Vietnam War finally discovered and identified

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    WCBE Stories
    11:16 am
    Thu September 25, 2008

    Franklin County Commissioners help out people hurt by Ike

    Columbus, OH – Franklin County Commissioners are helping out people who lost food during the power outage that followed September 14th's wind storm, with a $150,000 donation to the Mid-Ohio Food Bank. Alison Holm has more.

    WCBE Newscasts
    1:03 am
    Thu September 25, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Goodyear intends to draw $600 million from credit line because it cannot tap investment in a money market fund

  • Ohio still up for grabs though Obama leads in state-to-state race

  • Republican Ohio Attorney General candidate Michael Crites releases first TV ad today

  • Health experts say snoring can be precursor to sleep apnea

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