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1:15 pm
Sun October 28, 2007

Martian Child

Cute of a different kind.

Cute as Dennis (Bobby Coleman) is, he's too cute, regardless of whether or not he's Martian. Now David (John Cusack) is cute as well as a successful, childlike science fiction writer widower, who decides to adopt this cute kid in Martian Child.

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Movie Reviews
1:04 pm
Fri October 26, 2007

Dan in Real Life

The best romcom of the fall and maybe the year.

"Plan . . . to be surprised."

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Movie Reviews
9:00 am
Fri October 26, 2007

When the Road Bends: Tales of a Gypsy Caravan

Love and Charm

"Gypsy" has long been for gadjos synonymous with murder and theft. Not so after Gypsy Caravan, a documentary about musical Romani bands from four countries touring to sold out audiences, who react enthusiastically to the varied and energetic performances by a naturally charismatic people, whose fleshy elders personify the lusts of living apparent from their blistering violin playing to their indulgences in fried food and eccentric marriages.

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Ohio Public Radio
4:17 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Commission approves 12 weeks of materity leave

Columbus, OH – It's now official - Ohio companies that don't grant several 12 weeks of unpaid pregnancy and maternity leave could soon be found guilty of gender discrimination. The Ohio Civil Rights Commission has approved that rule. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
4:13 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Lawsuit over contact lenses

Columbus, OH – Ohio's Attorney General is taking action to try to stop some Ohio businesses from selling contact lenses that can permanently damage people's eyes. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Stories
2:03 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Wild atmosphere awaits Buckeyes

Columbus, OH – Many fans and experts see Saturday night's game between Ohio State and Penn State as the toughest test for the football Buckeyes so far this season. The unbeaten, top-ranked Buckeyes travel to Beaver Stadium to face the Nittany Lions and the crowd. Mike Foley has a preview.

WCBE Newscasts
1:39 am
Fri October 26, 2007

Noon - Fri Oct 26

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Wendy's plans for sale complicated - Flood assistance deadline looms - Ohio Attorney General looks to ban popular Halloween item - Fall foliage peak this weekend - Bengals and Browns previews

WCBE Newscasts
1:31 am
Fri October 26, 2007

7:06 - Fri Oct 26

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

University of Cincinnati extends full benefits to the domestic partners of employees - Paterno looks to rile up PSU crowd again

WCBE Newscasts
1:27 am
Fri October 26, 2007

6:33 - Fri Oct 26

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Worthington schools confirm more whooping cough cases - Mayor Coleman endorses Obama -

WCBE Stories
11:16 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Busy day for school board candidates in Columbus

Columbus, OH – With less than two weeks to go until Election Day, many Columbus school board candidates attended three debates Wednesday. Alison Holm sat in on one, and files this report.

WCBE Newscasts
11:12 am
Thu October 25, 2007

7:06 - Thu Oct 25

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Worthington school to have extra security after bomb threat - Another school closure from staph infection strain known as MRSA - Teacher group cautions Ohio lawmakers not to overreact to allegations of teacher misconduct

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WCBE Newscasts
11:04 am
Thu October 25, 2007

6:33 - Thu Oct 25

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Prison inmate found dead - Central Ohio road improvements - New disease and invasive species harm freshwater fish

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Ohio Public Radio
3:48 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Strickland signs bill limiting gaming machines

Columbus, OH – A crackdown on electronic gaming machines that look and operate a lot like slot machines has just taken effect across Ohio. Governor Ted Strickland has signed into law an emergency bill that legislators passed, slapping limits on the machines. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
3:03 am
Thu October 25, 2007

Noon - Thu Oct 25

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio Supreme Court suspends law license of Franklin County judge - Ticket prices at Port Columbus decline - Ohio mortgage bankers say Governor Strickland's compact could make foreclosure problem worse - Big Ben helps out Oxford police

Ohio Public Radio
1:42 am
Thu October 25, 2007

More poor kids in Ohio

Columbus, OH – New figures from the Children's Defense Fund show the number of kids living in poverty in Ohio is increasing. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Public Radio
1:42 am
Thu October 25, 2007

More poor kids in Ohio

Columbus, OH – New figures from the Children's Defense Fund show the number of kids living in poverty in Ohio is increasing. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Public Radio
2:40 am
Wed October 24, 2007

Grieving parents speak out

Columbus, OH – A proposed law billed as a way to help parents grieve after a miscarriage brought forth some very personal testimony on the Senate floor. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
2:38 am
Wed October 24, 2007

Tracking and curbing teacher misconduct

Columbus, OH – Top officials with the Ohio Department of Education admit more needs to be done to prevent educators accused of misconduct from staying in thier jobs. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Newscasts
2:30 am
Wed October 24, 2007

Noon - Wed Oct 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio lawmaker wants consistent penalties from any type of drug use - National City earnings drop significantly - Stolen printer contains information on hundreds of Ohio drivers - GPS test in Columbus and Franklin County snow vehicles should result in better response, officials say -

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WCBE Stories
2:22 am
Wed October 24, 2007

City expects better snow service with GPS

Columbus, OH – Central Ohio residents may not want to think about snow just yet, especially given the storms that hit the region late last winter. But the City of Columbus and its snow removal crews are gearing up for whatever the upcoming winter brings with better technology. Mike Foley reports.

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