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Ohio Public Radio
2:47 am
Wed November 7, 2007

Ballot confusion solution

Columbus, OH – Ohioans may vote next March on a plan to help AVOID the kind of confusion that hit some voters Tuesday when they cast their ballots. The problem is - sometimes, an issue appears on the ballot ....but none of the votes on it are counted....and for good reason. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen explains.

WCBE Stories
1:06 am
Wed November 7, 2007

Cabot voted off Columbus Board of Education

Columbus, OH – School money issues dominated many Central Ohio ballots Tuesday. School issues in Upper Arlington and Pickerington passed, while those in New Albany, Marysville, Canal Winchester, Newark and the Johnstown-Monroe district lost. Election Day was kind to most of the incumbents on the Columbus school board. Four incumbents won, but unofficial results show incumbent Jeff Cabot suffered a narrow defeat. Alison Holm reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:59 am
Wed November 7, 2007

Noon - Wed Nov 7

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Jury finds Cleveland-based paint maker and other companies not at fault in teenager's lawsuit - Budget cuts likely for several Ohio school districts, including some in Central Ohio - Ballot-counting delays hit some Ohio counties - COSI Toledo might close after failed operating levy - Constitutional amendment proposed to help military veterans - Reds looking for a new home for spring training

WCBE Stories
12:48 am
Wed November 7, 2007

Council continuity

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council remains unchanged after Election Day as voters elected three council appointees and two mainstays. Mike Foley reports.

WCBE Stories
12:42 am
Wed November 7, 2007

Coleman cruises past Todd

Columbus, OH – Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman called it a three-peat. Voters overwhelmingly re-elected him over Republican challenger Bill Todd. Hear reaction from Coleman, Todd and Franklin County's Republican leadership in this story by Jim Letizia.

WCBE Newscasts
12:15 am
Wed November 7, 2007

7:33 - Wed Nov 7

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Election results, starting with school money issues - Cabot voted off Columbus school board - Voters in one Northeast Ohio city raise age requirement for mayoral bids - Former Buckeye out for the season in Cleveland

Ohio Public Radio
1:39 am
Tue November 6, 2007

Help in paying heating bills

Columbus, OH – As another winter approaches, it's sign-up time for low-income Ohioans who want to get government help, paying their winter heating bills. The program is called HEAP -- the Home Energy Assistance Program. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:33 am
Tue November 6, 2007

Noon - Tue Nov 6

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio Highway Patrol warns of phone scam - OU trustees evaluate the school's top administrator - Tribe to sign Byrd, Reds raising ticket prices

WCBE Newscasts
1:14 am
Tue November 6, 2007

9:06 - Tue Nov 6

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Strike status unclear in Martins Ferry - Help in paying heating bills - Columbus health officials urging vaccinations for whooping cough - ODOT ready for winter -

WCBE Newscasts
1:09 am
Tue November 6, 2007

8:06 - Tue Nov 6

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Woman struck and killed on I-70 - Polls ready for voters - More efficient light bulbs

WCBE Newscasts
12:59 am
Tue November 6, 2007

7:06 - Tue Nov 6

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear:

Columbus City Council approves bond sale for rennovation projects - Interesting races and questions for voters today

WCBE Newscasts
9:54 am
Mon November 5, 2007

9:06 - Mon Nov 5

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Trial for the teen accused of killing a Toledo police officer begins today - Preview the week ahead for state lawmakers - Gas prices in Ohio continue to rise - Browns/Bengals recaps

WCBE Newscasts
12:33 am
Mon November 5, 2007

Noon - Mon Nov 5

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Canton woman pleads guilty in Jesse Davis case, and plans to help prosecutors - Republicans find a candidate for Pryce's seat - Low voter turnout predicted for Franklin County - ODOT says crews are ready for upcoming weather changes - Fast start by the Blue Jackets no surprise to the coach

Ohio Public Radio
4:01 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Casinos in Ohio

Columbus, OH – Less than a year after Ohio voters said no to a plan for expanded gambling....two Cleveland-area developers have unveiled plans for ANOTHER gambling ballot issue NEXT year. They insist THEIR idea is different from PAST ones that voters have rejected. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.

Ohio Public Radio
3:57 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Reflecting on Tibbets

Columbus, OH – The Ohio man who piloted the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima in 1945 is dead. Paul Tibbets Junior died in Columbus today (thursday) at the age of 92. As commander of the Enola Gay, a B-29, Colonel Tibbets dropped a bomb that killed at least a hundred thousand Japanese, most of them civilians. In an interview with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen, Tibbets' long time friend and manager, Gerry Newhouse, says Tibbets knew that using the bomb for the first time was a controversial decision -- especially in hindsight -- and Tibbets wanted to downplay that after his death.

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WCBE Stories
3:17 am
Fri November 2, 2007

I-270/SR 161 transition to improve

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Department of Transportation recently opened up a portion of the Northeast Expressway Transformation project in the area of Interstate 270 and State Route 161. The new elements included a reconfigured 161 westbound ramp to I-270 south, westbound lanes of a new interchange connecting Sunbury Road and 161 as well as the region's first tunnel - all with the goal of improving traffic flow. But while some drivers found the changes comforting, others have experienced delays. ODOT District Six spokesperson Nancy Burton encourages drivers to be patient.

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WCBE Newscasts
12:37 am
Fri November 2, 2007

Noon - Fri Nov 2

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

President Bush expresses condolences to families dealing with the fire in North Carolina that killed seven college students, including one from Ohio - Student safety concerns on Election Day - Romney in Cleveland today - Fund for war veterans begins handing out cash - Preview Cleveland and Cincinnati's games

WCBE Newscasts
12:24 am
Fri November 2, 2007

7:06 - Fri Nov 2

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Officials say all Franklin County warning sirens are working properly - Columbus-based home builder closes its doors - Chrysler officials confirm job losses at Toledo plant - Pizza recall

WCBE Newscasts
12:17 am
Fri November 2, 2007

6:33 - Fri Nov 2

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Campaign dollars and Governor Strickland's executive order - Ohio Department of Education lists reprimanded teachers - Buckeyes battle Badgers

11:12 am
Thu November 1, 2007

Columbus City Council debate - Arts Funding

Columbus, OH – Candidates for Columbus City Council met at the Columbus Metropolitan Club for a debate. Hear the candidates response to how and whether the city should provide more funding for the arts. Responding in the following order are Charleta Tavares, Priscilla Tyson, Mike Mentel, Paul Bingle, Bill Brownson, Hearcel Craig, Andy Ginther, Jim O'Grady and Heidi Samuel.

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