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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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    Ohio Public Radio
    1:33 am
    Thu September 18, 2008

    Strickland offers reporters a tour of powerless mansion

    Columbus, OH – Among the nearly 2-million Ohioans who lost electricity in Sunday's wind storm is Ohio Governor Ted Strickland. The Governor's mansion on Columbus' near east side got their power back this morning, but not before Strickland showed Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler and other reporters around the residence.

    Movie Reviews
    12:05 pm
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Lakeview Terrace

    Lakeview Vigilante

    Incendiary . . .

    "Discourage litigation. Persuade your neighbors to compromise whenever you can." Abraham Lincoln

    Barack Obama has helped reveal the hitherto hidden racist attitudes among blacks and whites. In Lakeview Terrace, Samuel L. Jackson, as a black cop living next to mixed-race newlyweds, also confronts the audience with the lingering prejudices thought to have vanished with the civil rights chaos almost half a century ago.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    10:06 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Inside the BCI

    London, OH – Criminals are getting more crafty, changing with technology and finding new ways to hurt and deceive people and invade their lives and their communities. Investigators are fighting back through the latest high-tech tools and some old-fashioned detective work. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler went inside the state's crime lab headquarters in London west of Columbus to learn more.

    Ohio Public Radio
    10:03 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Candidates squabble over press releases

    Columbus, OH – A battle over press releases has brought some attention to the Attorney General's race. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

    Election 2008
    10:02 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    McCain and Palin in Ohio

    Vienna, OH – Republican presidential candidate John McCain has repeatedly campaigned in the heavily Democratic Mahoning Valley. But Trumbull County voters got their first look at GOP vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin today. Palin and McCain campaigned in the small town of Vienna Center Tuesday, just a few miles from the Pennsylvania border. As Ohio Public Radio station WKSU's Karen Schaefer reports, most people liked what they heard.

    Election 2008
    10:00 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Obama's plan for the Great Lakes

    Cleveland, OH – Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama unveiled a five-point Great lakes restoration plan Tuesday. Environmentalists say it's a start toward what they estimate to be a $20 billion clean-up project. From station WCPN in Cleveland, Bill Rice reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    9:58 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Progress continues after storm

    Columbus, OH – It's been three days since 70-mile-an-hour winds pummeled Ohio....and the state is still in recovery mode. An estimated 1.4 million electricity customers are still without power this (Wednesday) morning, but there are signs of progress. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has the latest.

    WCBE Stories
    9:56 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Poll on voter confidence

    Columbus, OH – A new statewide survey shows most likely Ohio voters are confident the current election process in the state produces fair outcomes. Jim Letizia speaks with the Ohio Poll's Eric Rademacher.

    WCBE Newscasts
    9:51 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Wednesday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Biden visits Canton today

  • McCain and Palin campaign in Trumbull County

  • Progress continues on restoring power for thousands of Ohioans

  • Tax department extends deadline because of the storm

  • Ohio House minority leader takes job at OSU

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:28 am
    Wed September 17, 2008

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH –

    Stories include:

  • Health and Safety officials offer advice for living in powerless Columbus areas

  • Oxford police arrest 4 students in massive protest of school's reopening

  • Ohio Department of Job and Family Services says extra assistance available for victims of wind storm

  • Online auctions succeed in raising money for refurbishing Superman creator's home

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    Movie Reviews
    2:57 pm
    Tue September 16, 2008

    Elegy

    Understated Accuracy

    "Love goes toward love as schoolboys from their books,

    But love from love, toward school with heavy looks." Romeo and Juliet

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    WCBE Stories
    6:19 am
    Tue September 16, 2008

    Work together and be patient

    Columbus, OH – Columbus and Franklin County are among the many communities that have declared a state of emergency in the way of Sunday's wind storm. While utility companies work to restore service, city officials are asking people to work together. Alison Holm reports.

    WCBE Newscasts
    4:44 am
    Tue September 16, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Storm recovery efforts continue in Ohio

  • Despite protests, Miami University resumes classes

  • Gas prices increase in Ohio

  • McCain/Palin campaign in Ohio today

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    WCBE Newscasts
    4:35 am
    Tue September 16, 2008

    Tuesday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Ohio toddler dies in fire

  • Father of missing OSU student dies

  • Shareholders approve sale of Wendy's

  • Tips for storm cleanup from the Ohio Insurance Institute

  • Columbia Gas says rates expected to drop for customers signed up for the budget plan

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:07 am
    Mon September 15, 2008

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Four people now confirmed dead from falling trees and branches

  • Insurance director advises quick documentation of damages

  • Gas prices increase in Ohio

  • Clinton campaigns for Obama in Ohio

  • Palin to visit parts of Ohio this week

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:58 am
    Mon September 15, 2008

    Monday morning news

    Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

  • Three deaths, more than a million without power after winds

  • Brunner faces two key issues

  • Vote on Wendy's deal comes today

  • Candidates for attorney general spar over press releases

  • Bad start for both of Ohio's pro football teams

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