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WCBE Newscasts
3:06 am
Tue July 8, 2008

Tuesday morning's news

Columbus,Ohio – Stories include:

  • A group representing payday lenders files lawsuit against Nancy Rodgers

  • Athens woman sentenced for role in fatal crash

  • Cleveland preist resigns over sex allegations

  • Thousands of delegates expected to attend the NAACP convention in Cincinnati

  • Toledo fire chief says fireworks caused Saturday's massive blaze

  • State Highway Patrol says fewer people were killed this holiday

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    WCBE Newscasts
    3:04 am
    Tue July 8, 2008

    Developing Tuesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Confusing signs contributed to Bluffton bus crash

  • Woman hit and killed in Licking County construction zone

  • Columbus City Schools officials move ahead with levy and bond issue

  • Man at the center of BWC loss receives prison sentence

  • Mount Vernon teacher to appeal firing

  • Cardinal Health cuts jobs

  • Air quality alert continues for Central Ohio

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    Ohio Public Radio
    2:38 am
    Tue July 8, 2008

    Ohioans talk about economy

    Columbus, OH – In a tough economy, there's one question that's common in political campaigns - are you better off now than you were four years ago? The answer can be surprisingly varied, even in a state where nearly everyone agrees that the economy is still struggling. Reporters from public radio stations went out to across the state to ask Ohioans how their economic situations have changed in the last few years. In this story, you'll hear the thoughts of residents in Columbus, Cincinnati, Lakewood, Cleveland Heights and Oxford.

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    Ohio Public Radio
    2:32 am
    Tue July 8, 2008

    Consumers encouraged to help change credit rules

    Columbus, OH – Thousands of people in deep financial trouble claim credit cards are their reason for ruin, blaming skyrocketing fees, changing interest rates and shortened payment periods. Now, Ohio's treasurer says people need to come forward to try to change the rules that control credit cards. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

    Ohio Public Radio
    2:02 am
    Tue July 8, 2008

    The STEM focus

    Columbus, OH – There's been a big move toward boosting the amount of classroom time kids get in science, technology, engineering and math. But advocates say they're worried other courses and disciplines are being pushed aside to allow STEM to grow. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler has the first of a two-part report.

    WCBE Newscasts
    10:17 am
    Mon July 7, 2008

    Monday morning's news

    Columbus,OH –

  • Toledo authorities say fire spread from attic at an apartment complex

  • Thousands of people in deep financial trouble know the reason why

  • Ohio National Guard pilot blacked out just before fatal crash

  • Housing advocates are urging Nancy Rodgers to reject ballot language

  • Some bicycling advocates are worried about the safety of pedestrians

  • Gasoline prices have eased a little in Ohio

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    Movie Reviews
    9:23 am
    Mon July 7, 2008

    Wall*E

    The best . . .

    "With love's light wings did I o'erperch these walls,

    For stony limits cannot hold love out,

    And what love can do, that dares love attempt."

    Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:52 am
    Mon July 7, 2008

    Developing Monday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Toledo police chief wants ban on fireworks

  • Harassment and discrimination claims at Toledo plant

  • Canton officials amend crackdown on high grass

  • West Nile Virus here to stay according to experts

  • Sebathia trade finalized

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    It's Movie Time
    4:24 pm
    Thu July 3, 2008

    "It's Movie Time" July 4, 2008 On-Demand

    Films reviewed: Hancock, Kit Kittredge: All American Girl, The Children of Huang Shi

    It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including Silver Microphone and Communicator honors.


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    WCBE Newscasts
    3:51 am
    Thu July 3, 2008

    Developing Thursday afternoon

    Columbus,Ohio –

  • Two people arrested in Columbus connecting with the shooting of minister

  • A former employee of Duke Energy that questioned the legality is now suing the company

  • Governor Ted Strickland has scheduled a series of public forums

  • Flood-proned Toledo neighborhoods are dealing with more problems after storm

  • Officials urge safety for Fourth of July holiday weekend

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    Election 2008
    1:34 am
    Thu July 3, 2008

    McCain to Visit Southern Ohio

    Columbus, OH – Republican presidential candidate John McCain will visit Portsmouth High School on July 9th, his second visit to Ohio in two weeks. McCain held town hall meetings and fundraisers in Cincinnati and Youngstown last week. He also visited Columbus and Cleveland in May.

    Democrat Barack Obama has been in the state twice in the past month.

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:46 am
    Thu July 3, 2008

    Thursday morning's news

    Columbus,Ohio –

  • A Federal judge will sentence an investment adviser today on fraud charges

  • Columbus Public Schools District treasurer prepares to step down

  • Ohio takes advantage of the Federal Government's offer on extending unemployment benefits

  • Phil Burress and others are now supporting John Mccain

  • Richland County authorities say they have found the mother who left newborn baby outside

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    WCBE Newscasts
    1:52 am
    Wed July 2, 2008

    Developing Wednesday afternoon

    Columbus, OH – Stories include:

  • Florida resumes executions with Ohio native

  • Columbus police to seek out impaired and agressive drivers

  • Starbucks mum on which stores will close

  • Whitehall passes dog law


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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:33 am
    Wed July 2, 2008

    Wednesday morning's news

    Columbus,Ohio –

  • Ohio Highway Patrol identifies the cause of Licking County crash

  • Bellville man who contaminated courthouse serves time

  • Bakeries are trying to find a way to keep the price of bread down

  • Barack Obama has announced plans to expand Bush's program

  • An attorney says Ohio's sex offender laws could force people that sell obscene material to register

  • Coach John Pont died yesterday of cancer

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    Ohio Public Radio
    12:30 am
    Wed July 2, 2008

    Safety activists push for fireworks ban

    Columbus, OH – This July 4th holiday, in backyards throughout the state, thousands of Ohioans will be lighting sparklers, snaps, snakes, and other devices that are legal to use here....and thousands will also be igniting firecrackers, bottle rockets, and other fireworks that are illegal to use here. If some safety activists get their way, it will be against the law to sell any of those items in Ohio. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.

    Ohio Public Radio
    12:19 am
    Wed July 2, 2008

    Ohio goods linked to sweatshops

    Columbus, OH – Some unions, religious and social advocacy groups say Ohio is using taxpayer dollars to support sweatshops overseas. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

    Movie Reviews
    3:04 pm
    Tue July 1, 2008

    Kit Kittredge: An American Girl

    Head for Potter

    Although Kit Kittredge: An American Girl is about ten year-old Kit's (Abigail Breslin) family struggles during the depression, I doubt anyone but six year olds will enjoy it. It's been a while since I've seen a clich?-ridden, sentimental film like this---most 10 year olds I know would head for the nearest Harry Potter installment for sanity.

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    Movie Reviews
    12:21 pm
    Tue July 1, 2008

    Hancock

    Not your garden-variety super hero

    Ray Embrey (Jason Bateman): People don't like you, Hancock.

    Hancock (Will Smith): Do I look like I care what people think?

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:45 am
    Tue July 1, 2008

    Tuesday monrning's news

    Columbus,Ohio –

  • Bill to repair Franklin County's baseball parks reaches $200,000

  • Mayor of Peninsula in Northern Ohio is worried his town will go broke

  • This summer's Dayton Air Show will offer one ride aboard

  • North Dakota's Supreme Court has recieved two felony charges

  • Former Republican Party donor has filed an appeal

  • Two groups representing milk producers suing the state in federal court

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    WCBE Newscasts
    12:43 am
    Tue July 1, 2008

    More Tuesday morning news

    Columbus,Ohio –

  • The Columbus Safety Department proposes changing how police respond

  • Former Buckeye Nick Swisher leads the Chicago White Sox to a victory

  • Ken Griffey Jr. hits a two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth for a win

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