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WCBE Newscasts
2:57 am
Thu May 8, 2008

Stories developing Thursday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Some retailers see relief, others continue to struggle - Gas prices hit another record while Democrats and Republicans disagree on solutions - Health officials say smoking ban has been effective, while some businesses say it's hurt their bottom lines -

Movie Reviews
10:22 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Speed Racer: The Next Generation

A Fast Ride . . .

"Speed is scarcely the noblest virtue of graphic composition, but it has its curious rewards. There is a sense of getting somewhere fast, which satisfies a native American urge." James Thurber

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WCBE Newscasts
2:31 am
Wed May 7, 2008

Making news Wednesday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus schools ready to implement stricter curriculum - Ohio women sentenced in billboard scheme - Cities create ditches to funnel stormwater into ground - Former Columbus cop pleads no contest in hit-and-run case - Cincinnati teens sentenced to life in prison for killing an unborn fetus by attacking mother - Foreclosure forum - Ohio congressman fights to save historical paddlewheel boat - NCAA talks academic assesments - Bengals wide receiver released from house arrest - Ken Griffey Junior could be traded

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WCBE Newscasts
12:35 am
Wed May 7, 2008

News developing Wednesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Commercial truck and Marion school bus crash - Impeachment process of Marc Dann continues - Comair announces return of service aircraft - City council approves economic development strategy near airport - Battelle labs selected to develop methods of storing greenhouse gas - Dayton's NCR reports gains - Public memorial to honor late Blue Jackets owner John McConnell

Movie Reviews
4:52 pm
Tue May 6, 2008

What Happens in Vegas . . .

An appropriate commentary on the film.

Don't bet on it.

If "screwball" comedy is what What Happens in Vegas . . . attempts to be, then His Girl Friday isn't what it is; rather the audience ends up being "screwed." The genuine laughs come sparingly from a couple of marginal characters while too spare is the com part of rom/com for the principals, Cameron Diaz as trader recently fianc?- dumped Joy McNally and Ashton Kutcher as Jack Fuller, recently-fired by dad.

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Ohio Public Radio
11:44 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Pressure on Dann mounts

Columbus, OH – Top Ohio Democrats are calling for the resignation of Ohio's Democratic attorney general. And if he doesn't quite immediately, Democrats say they are prepared to start the process to impeach him. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles has more on the story.

Ohio Public Radio
10:52 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Hundreds rally for payday lenders

Columbus, OH – A massive rally took place at the statehouse in support of Ohio's 16-hundred payday lending stores. The folks who own and work at them came from across Ohio urge state Senators to block a bill that state representatives had passed, putting tough new limits on the short-term loans. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Stories
2:06 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Improvements budget passes, streetcar study idled

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council last night approved a $1.1 billion Capital Improvements Budget for 2008, but left out $2 million to fund design and engineering of a streetcar line from downtown to Ohio State University. Jim Letizia has details.

Ohio Public Radio
2:00 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Potential replacements for Dann unclear

Columbus, OH – If scandal-plagued Marc Dann either resigns his job as Ohio attorney general or is taken out of office by state legislators, Governor Ted Strickland could appoint an interim replacement and then, there would be an election in November to decide who will be the A.G. for the last two years of Dann's term. At this point, though, it's not very clear which Democrats and Republicans actually want the job. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:55 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Stories developing Tuesday afternoon

Columbus, OH – Two troopers involved in prank lose their jobs - Prosecutor says judge aided challenge to Ohio's execution procedure - Akron looks to keep tech center - Mouthwash recall details - Saving the Delta Queen - Former Bengal appears in court

WCBE Newscasts
1:48 am
Tue May 6, 2008

Tuesday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus man receives 25-year prison sentence - Florida Supreme Court hears case involving Battelle - Scotts delays financial report amid profit drop - Bus tour for cancer prevention efforts coming to Central Ohio - Democrats threaten to impeach Dann -

WCBE Newscasts
9:33 am
Mon May 5, 2008

Monday morning's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

OSU student housing director faces felony drug possession charge - Calls for Dann to resign increase - Riverside mayor/councilmember conflict resolved - Big court win in Ohio for Taser-maker - Gas prices on the upswing again - E-check program to continue - Wedge stumped on Cleveland's lack of runs

Ohio Public Radio
12:27 am
Mon May 5, 2008

Democrats urge Dann to step down

Columbus, OH – Top state leaders are asking Ohio Attorney General Marc Dann to resign. Ohio Public Radio's Jo ingles reports.

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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