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8:43 am
Fri May 30, 2008

The inspiration of D.J. Gregory

D.J. Gregory (right) interviews pro golfer Jonathan Byrd.

Columbus, OH – Fans at this year's Memorial Tournament in Dublin may also catch a glimpse of a man who refuses to let a disability deter his dream. Mike Foley reports.


***Update
Jonathan Byrd missed the cut, so D.J. Gregory will be following Jason Bohn this weekend.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:25 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Stories developing this afternoon

Columbus, OH – IRS employee arraigned on charges of viewing accounts of famous people, including Bengals coach and former Reds players - Easton restaurant employees duped customers - Concerns at DHL plant - Ohio House approves tougher penalties for animal fighting - Study finds race is a factor in treatment at some intensive care units - Four Ohio facilities ranked among top hospitals

Ohio Public Radio
12:14 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Ban on Great Lakes water diversion hits snag

Columbus, OH – Ohio's ratification of a multi-ban ban on water diversions from the Great Lakes is being delayed again, even though many state legislators seem to agree with it. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explains.

WCBE Newscasts
12:11 am
Fri May 30, 2008

Making news this morning

Columbus, OH – Columbus' largest soup kitchen closes after robbery - State lawmakers approve metal theft bill compromise - Ohio sues Central Ohio gutter company - Company operating Bodies Exhibit admits it can't verify origins of the bodies used - Faith leaders plan week-long foreclosure assistance message - Man with cerebral palsy continues year-long golf tournament walk at the Memorial

It's Movie Time
12:01 pm
Thu May 29, 2008

"It's Movie Time" May 30, 2008 On-Demand

Films reviewed: Forgetting Sarah Marshall, The Visitor, Sex and the City

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


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WCBE Stories
10:57 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Neighborhood camera plan still out of focus

Columbus, OH – At a public briefing last night, officials within Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman's administration say they're still working out the details of a plan to put surveillance cameras in neighborhoods. Jim Letizia has details.

WCBE Newscasts
10:48 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Making news this morning

Columbus, OH – Marine from Ohio defends actions - Poverty increasing in Ohio - Research shows urban residents live greener lives than rural residents - Lawsuit against Franklin County Sheriff's Office in the shooting and killing of a Somali resident will go to trial this summer - COTA inks Lhota through June 2010 - Mickelson looks for first Memorial victory, while two players from Central Ohio hope to do the same

WCBE Stories
9:58 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Mickelson, Sowards and Perkins

Columbus, OH – First round play begins this morning in Dublin at the 33rd annual Memorial Tournament. Mike Foley reports on one of golf's most popular players and two others in the field that are quite familiar with Muirfield Village.

WCBE Newscasts
4:00 am
Thu May 29, 2008

Stories developing this afternoon

Columbus, OH – Circleville police make arrest in twenty-year-old case - ACLU threatens lawsuit against Ohio school district - Ohio Senate approves jobs plan - Study predicts world food prices to drop -

WCBE Newscasts
9:46 am
Wed May 28, 2008

Stories developing this afternoon

Columbus, OH – Strickland names new AG - Zelman to resign - Betting tech company protests loss of contract - Ohio to receive part of multi-million-dollar settlement -

WCBE Newscasts
9:39 am
Wed May 28, 2008

Making news this morning

Columbus, OH – Columbus Crew investigates fan's racial slur - Trial attorney to run for AG - Bill to protect homeowners to be debated - Poverty summit details - Food pantries prepare for decline in donations - Nicklaus and Choi talk about the Memorial

WCBE Stories
8:22 am
Wed May 28, 2008

Fascinated by FalconCam

Columbus, OH – A surprisingly popular website these days is a reality show of sorts. Rather than showcasing would-be chefs or scheming designers, it takes place on the 41st floor of the Rhodes Tower in downtown Columbus, and features a pair of peregrine falcons. Ohio Division of Wildlife biologist Donna Daniel tells Alison Holm that FalconCam stars two immigrants to the capitol city.

Ohio Public Radio
8:05 am
Wed May 28, 2008

Senate passes jobs plan, adds cloning ban

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Senate has given its approval to a 1.57 billion dollar job creation package. The measure would pour state money into several sectors of Ohio's economy.....but on a controversial SIDE issue, the Senate version is different than the one the Ohio HOUSE okayed a few weeks ago. That side issue is - cloning. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
8:00 am
Wed May 28, 2008

Meet the new attorney general

Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland has chosen someone to temporarily replace former Attorney General Marc Dann. As Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, the governor stepped outside the Statehouse to make that appointment.

Ohio Public Radio
7:57 am
Wed May 28, 2008

The effect of the McCain/Parsley split

Columbus, OH – Now that Republican presidential candidate John McCain has rejected the endorsement of Ohio televangelist Rod Parsley, and Parsley has withdrawn his endorsement of McCain...a key political question arises ----- Will the incident make it harder for McCain to win the votes of the evangelical Christian conservatives that Parsley helps to lead? Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Stories
7:01 am
Wed May 28, 2008

Memorial thoughts from Nicklaus, Choi

Columbus, OH – Despite the absence of a few of golf's best players due to injuries, the Memorial Tournament will still host a stellar field in Dublin. Hear from Jack Nicklaus and returning champ K.J. Choi in this report by Mike Foley.

WCBE Stories
6:41 am
Wed May 28, 2008

More hope for MS patients

Columbus, OH – The National Multiple Sclerosis Society estimates there are nearly 400,000 people in the U.S. living with MS. The organization's Ohio chapter says more than 18,000 Ohioans have the chronic condition in which the immune system attacks the central nervous system, often leading to numerous physical and mental disabilities. But the message from physicians who treat MS patients has never been more positive. Mike Foley reports.

WCBE Newscasts
4:02 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Stories developing this afternoon

Columbus, OH – OHP says six people died on roads over the holiday weekend - Historical society won't increase admission - Details on the late-night debate at the Statehouse - MS patients have more choices to manage the disease and more are on the way according to the head of the MS center at OSU - Two more big names withdraw from the Memorial

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WCBE Newscasts
3:55 am
Tue May 27, 2008

Tuesday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio soldier dies in Iraq - Speed chase runs through three counties - A preview of the week ahead for lawmakers - Trauma system has flaws according to Ohio's medical experts - Largest food price increase in 18 years

Ohio Public Radio
8:34 am
Mon May 26, 2008

Lima Company memorial

Columbus, OH – This Memorial Day marks a special event at the Ohio Statehouse. Artist Anita Miller has painted pictures of the 23 members of Lima Company who lost their lives while serving in Iraq in 2005. More than one thousand military members and their families, along with state dignitaries, gathered for the unveiling of the Lima Company Memorial. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles was there and has this sound portrait.

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