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2:32 am
Thu November 29, 2007

Remembering Bill Willis

Kent, OH – The Cleveland Browns will wear a "BW" decal on their helmets for the rest of the season to honor pro and college hall of famer Bill Willis. The two-time All-American at Ohio State who helped break pro football's color barrier with the Browns in the 1940s died Tuesday in Columbus. Browns coach Romeo Crennel calls Willis a pioneer who opened up doors for other minorities. Crennel is Cleveland's first African-American head coach. Funeral services for Willis are scheduled for Monday (December 3) at First Congressional Church on East Broad Street in Columbus.

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WCBE Newscasts
2:24 am
Thu November 29, 2007

Noon - Thu Nov 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Candle caused fatal fire in Toledo - Franklin County EMA selects interim director - Islamic group launches campaign to educate journalists - Beet juice as a de-icer - Fans will pay more for Buckeye football tickets next year

WCBE Newscasts
2:19 am
Thu November 29, 2007

7:06 - Thu Nov 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus police officers fired for misconduct - Child dies while deer hunting - Delaware County authorities make an arrest in the kidnapping of a former Buckeye football player - Senator Brown calls for policy changes amid numerous toy recalls

WCBE Newscasts
2:14 am
Thu November 29, 2007

6:33 - Thu Nov 29

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear:

Cleveland-area man's deportation appeal begins - Attorney says step-father beat and killed toddler - AED devices in high schools - Bearcats accept Bowl invitation

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Movie Reviews
12:03 pm
Wed November 28, 2007

Gone Baby Gone

It's light and dark.

Gravitas without Gigli

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Ohio Public Radio
11:26 am
Wed November 28, 2007

Major financial shortfall for future road projects

Columbus, OH – ODOT has put out its two-year business plan, and it estimates some big financial holes when it comes to road construction projects. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
10:59 am
Wed November 28, 2007

Abdi sentencing reaction

Columbus, OH – A federal judge has ordered a Somali man who's been living in Columbus to a decade behind bars for helping terrorists. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:27 am
Wed November 28, 2007

Noon - Wed Nov 28

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Game led to Ohio soldier's death - Loan withholding threat Cincinnati called ludicrous by bank executive - Train derailment in Athens County shuts down road - Environmental group expects water levels in the Great Lakes to become even lower than they are now - Two votes reverse school board race winner pending recount

WCBE Newscasts
1:10 am
Wed November 28, 2007

7:33 - Wed Nov 28

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Governor Strickland delays medicaid billing change - Police training trouble in Cleveland - Study identifies peaks for age discrimination on the job - Details of O-DOT's business plan

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WCBE Newscasts
1:10 am
Wed November 28, 2007

7:06 - Wed Nov 28

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Mortgage Bankers Association to help cities with foreclosure crisis - Abdi sentenced for role in Columbus-area terrorism plot - Investigators look for Ohio ties to prisoner who escaped out of Pennsylvania jail

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WCBE Newscasts
1:09 am
Wed November 28, 2007

6:33 - Wed Nov 28

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear:

Franklin County Board of Elections will recount ballots in one Columbus race - Legendary Buckeye dies - Hear how some women say cancer has changed their lives for the better

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WCBE Stories
12:06 am
Wed November 28, 2007

Speed limit squabble

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council this week tabled a measure it set aside in July which would change the speed limit on a two-mile stretch of U.S. Route 33 between Marconi boulevard and Grandview avenue to 45 miles an hour. Jim Letizia reports.

Ohio Public Radio
11:00 am
Tue November 27, 2007

Abdi sentenced in terror plot

Columbus, OH – A federal judge has sentenced a Somali man to a decade behind bars for conspiring to provide material support for terrorists. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:51 am
Tue November 27, 2007

Noon - Tue Nov 27

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

The Somali immigrant who authorities say plotted a terrorist attack in Columbus likely to receive ten years in prison - Columbus City Council approves funding measures for improvements in the Harrison West area - Complaints lead officials to cancel school play - One of President Bush's daughters visits Ohio today - Study finds gap in care for breast cancer pain

Ohio Public Radio
12:18 am
Tue November 27, 2007

Prosecutors call for expansion of Ohio's death penalty

Columbus, OH – At the same time that Ohio lawyers are calling for a moratorium on capitol punishment here, Ohio prosecutors are calling for an EXPANSION of the death penalty. They want it applied to criminals who kill judges. The idea is just starting to be considered by state senators in committee. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:16 am
Tue November 27, 2007

7:06 - Tue Nov 27

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Mother admits to torturing and killing her daughter - Double-digit increase in water and sewer rates to hit Columbus residents next year -

WCBE Newscasts
12:13 am
Tue November 27, 2007

6:33 - Tue Nov 27

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus investigators search for man who police say kidnapped former Buckeye football player - Deer hunter accidentally kills himself - Slow week ahead for Ohio legislators - Indians pitcher suffers serious injuries in weekend accident

Movie Reviews
10:01 am
Mon November 26, 2007

The Mist

A refreshing blast.

Stephen King can be downright scary but with a social sensibility?Carrie and 1408 come immediately to mind. So The Mist is a refreshing blast of King at his best, mixing horror with commentary on absurd, complex, and doomed humanity. The film depicts in Maine a fog rolling in with creatures that eat humans alive and generally cause panic and mayhem of the War of the Worlds and Body Snatchers type.

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Ohio Public Radio
9:48 am
Mon November 26, 2007

Rebranding the political parties?

Columbus, OH – The candidates for president haven't hit Ohio's airwaves yet. But the left-leaning Center for American Progress has launched a campaign showing its support of a key issue as the next step in its agenda - an agenda which has advocated controversial positions that are now embraced. But some activists are seeing more than that. They think this is the first step toward a re-branding that both political parties need. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
9:44 am
Mon November 26, 2007

Fears over high electricity bills

Columbus, OH – Ohio consumer advocates have won a key battle in the legislature over controlling electricity rates, but they're worried they may lose a second battle and the result could be soaring monthly bills for customers. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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