I'm happy Michael Moore accumulated a small fortune out of $119 million grossed from his infamous documentary, Fahrenheit 9/11, a discursive screed against the neocons and George Bush. After Sicko, a trenchant look at the health care industry in the US, if he ever tries to enter an HMO-affiliated hospital in the states, he may be sent home. At least he can buy himself private care.
Ohio's anti-gambling movement is split. The reason? Gambling opponents disagree over how to deal with those electronic gaming machines that pay cash or gift cards to winners. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
A seven year old dispute over the way Ohio business advocates tried to influence elections for the state supreme court is continuing to simmer. Critics of the pro-business activists are serving legal notice that they intend to file a civil suit, demanding millions of dollars in damages. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Films reviewed: A Mighty Heart, 1408,Evan Almighty
By hosts John DeSando and Clay Lowe
It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including Silver Microphone and Communicator honors.
Drs. Lowe and DeSando were moderator and panelist respectively on TV 25's World Film Classics. Both have been professors, Lowe at Ohio State University and DeSando at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.
La Vie En Rose is a beautiful mess, a bit like the life of chanteuse Edith Piaf herself. In the same turmoil as the life of Ray Charles and Judy Garland, and maybe a little of Frank Sinatra, Edith Piaf was a mid- twentieth century French pop singer with vocal chords almost the size of her tiny 4 foot 8 inch body and a drug and alcohol life style to match those lungs.
Columbus, OH – A major bill to get tougher with repeat felons is being introduced in the Ohio legislature by key lawmakers in the republican majority. It could mean more time behind bars for those who KEEP breaking the law. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.
Columbus, OH – The numbers of Ohioans who could be at risk for identity theft has doubled as state officials continue to find out what's on a computer storage device that was stolen more than a week ago. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
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Evan Almighty is a shameless exploitation of Christians and liberals, which leaves only the thundering horde of moderate Republicans to wonder how they fit into God's plan. This fable about God (Morgan Freeman) asking Congressman Evan Baker (Steve Carell) to build an ark in anticipation of a flood is corny, manipulative, self-righteous, self-satisfied, and fun.
Columbus, OH – All state employees and others who may be at risk for identity theft are deciding what to do now that they know their names and social security numbers are on a device that was stolen a few days ago. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – State Representatives Tuesday refused to go along with changes that state SENATORS made to the proposed 52 billion dollar budget for state government in Ohio. That means a special legislative committee will have to hammer out a compromise version. Details now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.