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Ohio Public Radio
11:26 am
Wed September 24, 2008

Salvation Army offers low-income Ohioans food replacements

Columbus, OH – Franklin County commissioners and the Mid Ohio Foodbank today will announce plans to get food to low-income residents who are not on food stamps, but need emergency replacements for food that was spoiled in last week's power blackout. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen witnessed the impact of lost food on low-income Ohioans when he went to a Salvation Army give-away in Columbus Tuesday.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:30 am
Wed September 24, 2008

Developing Wednesday afternoon

Columbus, OH –

Stories include:

  • Prosecutors say Dayton mother accused of microwave-related death has no basis for third trial request

  • Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernake to "act as needed" to help boost shaky economy

  • Biden to question McCain's isolationism at speech at Cincinnati Museum Center

  • AP-Yahoo poll finds 18% of likely voters are still undecided

  • Vehicle emissions test sites in 7 NE Ohio Counties offer free replacement gas caps

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:30 am
    Tue September 23, 2008

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Columbus Symphony Orchestra ratifies three year contract to perform at the Ohio Theatre

  • Circleville Mayor due in court after yesterday's arrest for misconduct at an emergency

  • More 8th graders taking algebra without improvement in math

  • Cleveland Indians pitcher Fausto Carmona suspended for six games after last night's brawl

  • Ohio archaeologists are trying to figure out what killed a moose 10,000 years ago in Ohio

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:15 am
    Tue September 23, 2008

    Both sides of payday loan issue jockey for voters

    Columbus, OH – It's still not clear whether Ohioans will definitely vote in November on a plan to crack down on two week "payday" loans. That's not stopping both sides in the dispute from jockeying for position. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    Movie Reviews
    10:31 am
    Tue September 23, 2008

    Battle in Seattle

    Small Steps

    "Labour itself is but a sorrowful song,

    The protest of the weak against the strong."

    Frederick William Faber

    As a liberal, I empathize with the protestors in the 1999 World Trade Organization meeting in Seattle. And I do empathize. The need for world organizations and big companies to consider the health of poorer countries before appropriating their resources is paramount.

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    Movie Reviews
    10:15 am
    Tue September 23, 2008

    Nights in Rodanthe

    Beyond the pale . . .

    "The sky is changed,?and such a change! O night

    And storm and darkness! ye are wondrous strong,

    Yet lovely in your strength, as is the light

    Of a dark eye in woman!"

    Lord Byron

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:12 am
    Tue September 23, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Text messages used by teenagers to spread school cancellations more rapidly than before

  • Yahoo poll shows many whites still harbor negative feelings towards African-Americans

  • McCain spends day campaigning in Strongsville, Middleburg Heights, and Berea

  • September designated National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:12 am
    Mon September 22, 2008

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Police arrest two Cleveland teenagers accused of plotting attack on anniversary of school shootings

  • Southwest Ohio man convicted of attempting to use equipment to spy on female college students

  • Federal regulators shut down Ameribank in Eastern Ohio and West Virginia

  • Ohio Department of Job and Family Services warns of post-blackout scams

  • Terrelle Pryor leads OSU to victory over Troy

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:39 am
    Mon September 22, 2008

    Developing monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Downtown Circleville hit by massive blaze this morning

  • McCain to visit Cleveland tonight on heels of new poll's boost

  • Gas prices fall again after Ike caused price hikes

  • 1/3 of voters will take advantage of early voting this year

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    Movie Reviews
    3:00 pm
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Choke

    Pain

    "Sex is as important as eating or drinking and we ought to allow the one appetite to be satisfied with as little restraint or false modesty as the other." Marquis de Sade

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    WCBE Newscasts
    11:38 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Friday morning news

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • OSU to release details of President Gee's performance bonuses

  • Ohio National Guard will deploy approximately 60 Columbus-area soldiers for Operation Enduring Freedom

  • Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio will expand hours at landfill and two composing sites on Saturday.

  • Environmentalists fight to stop buckeye plant from moving north

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    Ohio Public Radio
    11:35 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Attorney General candidates face off on issue of outside law firms

    Columbus, OH – A familiar debate is taking place in the race for Ohio Attorney General. The candidates are talking about the process they'd use to hire outside law firms to do work for the Attorney General's office. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:26 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Franklin County Landfill

    Columbus, OH – Officials at the Franklin County Landfill are doing something almost no other landfill in the world is doing--turning trash into fuel for cars. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:22 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Officials argue about high paying jobs at OSU

    Columbus, OH – Executive pay levels at state-supported universities and some newly-created administrative jobs at them are reaising the eyebrows of some key Ohio legislators. But the top man in Ohio's system of higher education is refraining from criticizing the moves. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    12:35 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Developing Friday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Allergists say Sunday's windstorm picked up pollens, mold, and sawdust.

  • Treasury Department will tap into depression-era fund that guarantees nation's money market mutual funds

  • Ohio's unemployment for August hit a 16-year high.

  • Columbus police to launch experiment in easing traffic congestion after OSU football games.

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    WCBE Stories
    12:06 am
    Fri September 19, 2008

    Independent's Day celebrated in downtown Columbus

    Columbus, OH – Hundreds of central Ohio's artists will converge on downtown Columbus tomorrow to celebrate the do-it-yourself spirit. WCBE intern Casey Best reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    11:35 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Thursday morning news

    Columbus, OH –
    Stories include:

  • State Fire Marshall says Ohioans should strive towards fire safety in powerless houses

  • Franklin County GOP Chair says web site making false claims owes him an apology.

  • Mid-Ohio Food Bank launches multi-million dollar public fundraising campaign

  • U.S. House to vote today on Great Lakes Legacy Act

  • Officials say State Fair made $300,000 profit

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    Election 2008
    11:29 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Ohio League of Women Voters argues lawsuit filed by GOP

    Columbus, OH – The Ohio League of Women Voters is taking issue with a lawsuit filed by the Ohio Republican Party over how absentee balloting and voter registration should be conducted. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    11:26 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Power outages may lead to more school days for Columbus students

    Columbus, OH – Ohio school children are celebrating their unscheduled holidays this week due to continued power outages at many schools. But students may have to attend class for a longer period of time next June. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    1:35 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Prosecutors in Indianapolis accuse Cincinnati-based bus company's ex-manager of allowing unsafe buses to carry children

  • Repair crews make progress in restorying power to homes and businesses in Ohio

  • Solid Waste Authority of Central Ohio to expand hours at composting sites on Saturday

  • Farmers in Ike's path say strong winds have damaged their crop

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