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WCBE Newscasts
12:20 am
Mon May 5, 2008

Stories developing Monday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Top Ohio Democrats tell Dann to resign - Theft ring leader from Youngstown faces more charges - Fifth Third completes purchase - Ohio looks to collect lost cigarette taxes - Cancer bus tour visits Central Ohio this week - Paramedics save marathon runner in Cincinnati - Bengals add three after weekend tryout

Ohio Public Radio
4:48 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Lawmakers react to Dann's admission

Columbus, OH – Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann isn't getting much support....from either Republicans or his fellow Democrats. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has details.

Ohio Public Radio
4:45 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Dann admits problems, rejects calls to resign

Columbus, OH – Some top officials of Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann's office have been fired or have resigned as a result of an internal investigation. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles repoters, the A - G himself will keep his job....at least for now.

WCBE Stories
4:41 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Cooper Stadium's future

Columbus, OH – Franklin County commissioners have announced the pending sale of Cooper Stadium, and the future use for the property has a sports connection. But while officials have a general concept in mind, there are more questions to answer before the idea becomes reality. Mike Foley reports.

WCBE Newscasts
3:17 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Making news Friday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Former Ohio State football player due in court - Ohio primary election results confirmed - Gov. Strickland signs new energy policy into law - Cooper stadium's future - McCain's health care proposal - Group pushes for Ohio casino - Central state university fire could be arson - Dow Chemicals and EPA in Michigan - Bengals waive linebackers - Former Ohio State coach John Cooper comments on his election to college football hall of fame

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WCBE Newscasts
3:15 am
Fri May 2, 2008

Stories developing Friday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Dann admits having an affair, refuses to resign - Informant faces five years in prison for role in Zainesville case - Two Marion juveniles in custody for breaking into churches - Ohio pastor to succeed Obama's former pastor - Swimming survey finds high percentage of African-American children can't swim

It's Movie Time
3:28 pm
Thu May 1, 2008

"It's Movie Time " May 2, 2008 On-Demand

Films reviewed: First Saturday in May, Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, Network

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


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WCBE Stories
7:38 am
Thu May 1, 2008

Health report on Franklin County children

Columbus, OH – Nationwide Children's Hospital has unveiled a report identifying what it calls the ten most significant health indicators affecting children, and measuring how Franklin County kids fare on those factors. Hospital CEO Steve Allen says the report represents a collaboration of 20 community organizations and finds Franklin County's children excel in some areas and struggle in others. In a conversation with Mike Foley, Allen says with a quarter of the county's kids now considered overweight, obesity remains the top health threat.

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Ohio Public Radio
7:27 am
Thu May 1, 2008

Advocates urge action on health care coverage

Columbus, OH – 850,000 Ohioans are uninsured, but advocates for universal health care say there are millions of Ohioans who have serious trouble affording health care coverage. And they say any Ohioan is at risk of joining that group if something isn't done about the problem. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
7:22 am
Thu May 1, 2008

House approves cap on payday loans

Columbus, OH – Consumers advocates are cheering, and owners of payday loan stores are jeering, now that the Ohio House of Representatives has passed a bill, slapping tough new limits on controversial short-term loans. The floor debate focused not only on the loans....but also on a different topic -- gambling. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
7:19 am
Thu May 1, 2008

Cutting the cost of college textbooks

Columbus, OH – The cost of an education at state-supported colleges was frozen in the last state budget. But the toll that textbook prices take on a student's budget continues to climb. And now those in the higher education community admit something needs to be done about it. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

Movie Reviews
1:55 pm
Wed April 30, 2008

Redbelt

More than Jiu-Jitsu

"Never stop fighting 'til the fight is done." Mamet's Untouchables.

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WCBE Newscasts
10:17 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Wednesday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Judge considers whether to charge juvenile as an adult in twin shooting death case - Cleveland-area restaurant owner charged with fraud for passing millions of dollars in bad checks - Ohio Crime Prevention Association begins three-day conference in Columbus - Supermax prisons like the one in Youngstown are harder to staff and expensive to operate - Cameras being installed on buses in Cleveland - Blue Jackets resign defender - Two baseball Buckeyes honored

Ohio Public Radio
9:56 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Cloning ban bill sparks controversy

Columbus, OH – Ohio legislators who are considering banning human cloning were told Tuesday that the proposal is so overly broad, it could block important medical breakthroughs and the creation of hundreds of new research jobs. Still, backers of the proposed ban continued pushing for it, saying it's a moral issue. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has both sides of the story.

WCBE Stories
7:11 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Crime prevention conference begins

Columbus, OH – The 31st annual Ohio Crime Prevention Association Conference starts today in Columbus. Sgt. Earl Smith tells Mike Foley about the three-day session.

For more information, visit OCPA

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WCBE Newscasts
12:47 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Stories developing Wednesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Inmate dies at juvenile detention center in Lancaster - Judge delays hearing in case involving a teen accused of killing his twin brother - Payday lending cap update- President Bush questions congressional leaders for blocking his attempts to boost economy, while Democrats...including Ohio's Sherrod Brown...say the president's inaction led to current economic problems - Cincinnati ordinance looks to protect residents from polluting businesses - Scientists say government has interfered with decisions - A university in Ohio looks to change class schedule - Higher education offi

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WCBE Newscasts
12:47 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Stories developing Wednesday afternoon

WCBE Newscasts
12:47 am
Wed April 30, 2008

Stories developing Wednesday afternoon

Movie Reviews
3:35 pm
Tue April 29, 2008

First Saturday in May

A Winner

"You have to do it with confidence." Michael Matz, Barbaro trainer

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Movie Reviews
9:40 am
Tue April 29, 2008

Young@Heart

Exotic Animals

It's hard not to like a large group, average age 80, singing punk, blues, and rock 'n roll with enthusiasm in the documentary Young@Heart. Be it Sonic Youth's "Schizophrenia" or Cold Play's "Fix You," these seniors are fun to watch in large part because such hip songs are out of place in any room of over 30-year olds. In reality, these old timers are not very good, barely reaching notes or staying in tune. As the saying goes, if they weren't old, they'd never be on stage.

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