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WCBE Newscasts
12:27 am
Thu May 15, 2008

Stories developing this afternoon

Columbus, OH – Hear from John McCain, who spoke at a CMC forum this morning - Details on a threat made toward one of the women in the attorney general's office who filed sexual harassment complaints - Payday lender to close stores in Ohio after lawmakers pass measure limiting interest rates - Ohio gas prices top national average - Upper Arlington High School classes back in session - Group says rivers in danger due to people using too much water -

Movie Reviews
2:28 pm
Wed May 14, 2008

Iron Man

Superior

Tony Stark (Robert Downey, Jr.): "Is it better to be feared or respected? And I'd say is it too much to ask for both?" Iron Man

Yes, the suit is impressive, a self-contained rocket launcher cum flying machine, but still earthly enough to show some marks from bullets.

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WCBE Newscasts
11:46 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Wednesday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

High gas prices lead more people to ride COTA - Upper Arlington High School cancels class after threat - Rhode Island Supreme Court to hear case involving Cleveland-based Sherwin Williams - New Columbus zoo director named - Dann on the job after a day that looked like he might resign - An update on McCain's Columbus visit - Lawmaker wants more money for prisons as terms increase for crimes

Ohio Public Radio
11:24 am
Wed May 14, 2008

The scoop on Dann

Columbus, OH – Embattled Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann remains on the job for now. But there was a point earlier yesterday when it looked like he might resign immediately. That didn't happen. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles explains why.

Ohio Public Radio
11:23 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Impeaching and investigating Dann

Columbus, OH – Ohio lawmakers are taking two major actions against Attorney General Marc Dann. As Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, Democrats in the Ohio House have filed articles of impeachment while Republicans and some Democrats in the Ohio House and all lawmakers in the Ohio Senate have passed a bill that would allow the inspector general to investigate the situation.

Ohio Public Radio
5:30 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Dann quits

Columbus, OH – Ohio's scandal-plagued attorney general, Marc Dann, has resigned. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:31 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Stories developing Wednesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Update on Dann - Strickland again says he's not interested in joining a presidential ticket - More homeowners falling behind on mortgage payments - Dominion Homes reports big loss - State tourism officials have high hopes -

WCBE Stories
12:24 am
Wed May 14, 2008

Harris outlines future for Columbus City Schools

Columbus, OH – Columbus school officials have yet to determine the size of an operating levy planned for the fall ballot, or if they will ask for one at all. But Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris has released details of a plan for the district's future. Alison Holm reports.

Ohio Public Radio
11:20 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Gay rights bill testimony

Columbus, OH – A proposal to expand Ohio's civil rights laws to include sexual orientation prompted strong testimony in the legislature today from backers and critics. They gave their views to a very divided Senate Judiciary Committee. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:02 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Stories developing Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Democrats in the Ohio House file impeachment resolution against Dann - Two Ohio Highway Patrol troopers fired for prank want their jobs back - Former Buckeye pleads guilty to sexual battery - Hear how OSU researchers look to use waste from coal burning - Find out the cost to taxpayers for those paper ballots - Wedding industry not affected by sluggish economy - University of Toledo raises tuition for incoming law students

WCBE Newscasts
12:51 am
Tue May 13, 2008

Tuesday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Bond increased for teen charged with shooting his twin brother - High school student dies in vehicle crash - Actor promotes green lifestyle - GO program offers more activities this summer - Job cuts likely at Wendy's - Pelican injures Toledo woman

Ohio Public Radio
10:06 am
Mon May 12, 2008

Dann defrocked

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Democratic Party's executive committee has stripped Attorney General Marc Dann of his endorsement. At a meeting this weekend, party leaders reiterated teir calls for Dann to step down in the wake of the scandal that's hanging over him. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Public Radio
10:05 am
Mon May 12, 2008

The week ahead for Ohio lawmakers

Columbus, OH – Ohio legislators this week plan to start considering that 1.5 billion dollar job-creation package that's already endorsed by legislative leaders and Governor Ted Strickland. Also on the legislative agenda - a measure to put limits on those short-term payday loans. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has a preview on those items and several other topics legislators plan to consider this coming week.

WCBE Newscasts
10:03 am
Mon May 12, 2008

Monday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Michigan man killed in accident during Ohio bike tour - Democrats formally take back endorsement of Dann - Republicans set up website urging Dann's departure - Boehner says McCain looks like a winner in November - ACLU wants changes to political sign fees in two Ohio communities - Free money possible for free clinics, non-profit hospitals and other community groups in Ohio - Toledo zoo keeper suffers injury from tiger - Reds lose/Indians to play two and Pro Football Hall of Fame gets a makeover

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WCBE Newscasts
12:23 am
Mon May 12, 2008

Stories developing Monday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Arson the cause of vacant house fire on the west side - Mount Vernon teacher faces additional allegations - Hear from the person who offers his services should Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann resign - Federal government glitch hits the pockets of Northwest Ohio steel workers - Services planned this week for former astronaut and Ohio native - Cavs preparing to even the series with the Celtics tonight

WCBE Stories
5:01 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Draper among writers at book festival

Columbus, OH – The 2nd Ohioana Book Festival takes place this weekend at the State Library on First street. The celebration of Ohio authors features dozens of writers, including Sharon Draper - a six-time Coretta Scott King award winner from Cincinnati. The former Ohio teacher tells Alison Holm she got her start by responding to a challenge from one of her students.

For more information, visit Ohioana Book Fesitval

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WCBE Stories
4:47 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Turkish cartoonist visits CCWA

Columbus, OH – The Columbus Council on World Affairs recently hosted a talk by a Turkish political cartoonist, whose long-standing comic strip depicts the interactions between Turkish residents and their government. Salih Memecan displayed some of his work, including several illustrations poking fun at the strained relationship between Turkey and the European Union as well as Turkey's bid to join. Memecan also touched breifly on the 2005 uproar caused when a Danish newspaper published cartoons featuring the Islamic prophet Muhammad.

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WCBE Newscasts
2:27 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Stories developing this afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Gov. Strickland calls for evidence in Dann's impeachment case - Ohio church awaits word on orphanage in Myanmar - Italy reaches agreement with Cleveland museum of art on smuggled artifacts - Columbus city council approves Clintonville road improvements and money related to fuel spill - Delta closes Cincinnati VIP lounge - Cicadas come back

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WCBE Newscasts
1:22 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Stories developing Friday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Strickland says he still supports impeachment of Dann, but evidence must be sound - Hear about improvements near Clintonville - Columbus City Council authorizes money related to last year's fuel spill - Delta closes airport VIP lounges, including one in Cincinnati - Cicadas are officially back

WCBE Newscasts
1:13 am
Fri May 9, 2008

Friday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Details on the big drug bust in Central Ohio - Tornado touches down in Ohio - Sick day issue to be put on ballot - CSO to cancel summer concerts, future unclear - Tobacco settlement money debate -

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