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WCBE Newscasts
10:14 am
Mon September 24, 2007

6:33 - Mon Sep 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio soldier dies in Iraq - Physician pushes for booster seat legislation - Strickland to announce foreclosure prevention steps soon -

Ohio Public Radio
10:10 am
Mon September 24, 2007

Effect of data theft in Ohio widens

Columbus, OH – The identity crisis involving a computer storage device stolen from a state intern's car has now spread to two states. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
10:06 am
Mon September 24, 2007

Physician pushes booster seat law

Columbus, OH – An Ohio emergency room physician says if state lawmakers will pass a new bill, they can save more lives than he ever will in a lifetime. The measure requires motorists to put their children between the ages of four and eight in special booster seats. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:29 am
Mon September 24, 2007

Noon - Mon Sep 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio workers picketing at GM plants - American Bar Association calls for moratorium on executions in Ohio - Ohio physicians offer healthcare reform suggestions - Gas prices holding steady in Ohio

Ohio Public Radio
2:09 am
Fri September 21, 2007

Strip club limits referendum losing signatures

Columbus, OH – A huge number of petition signatures are being tossed out by Ohio elections officials...and that means a proposed referendum on new statewide limits on strip clubs may not make the November ballot. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Stories
2:00 am
Fri September 21, 2007

Rail system picks up momentum

Columbus, OH – The Ohio Rail Development Commission has been pushing the creation of a regional high-speed rail system called the Ohio Hub, in which freight and passenger trains from hubs in Columbus, Cleveland and Toledo link to other stops throughout Ohio and in nearby states. The ten-year-old idea has been mired in numerous problems including a price tag of nearly five billion dollars. Now development commission spokesperson Stu Nicholson says new support from Ohio Governor Ted Strickland, who's helping seek federal money, could help make the idea a reality.

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WCBE Newscasts
1:49 am
Fri September 21, 2007

Noon - Fri Sep 21

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio man found guilty of raping a child - Athens officials say OU owes the city money for police and fire runs - Greenville fire that killed five ruled arson - Lots of signatures on strip club measure referendum are being thrown out - Sidewalk repairs in Columbus -

WCBE Newscasts
1:43 am
Fri September 21, 2007

7:06 - Fri Sep 21

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus man sentenced for killing OSU student - Appeals court rules OSU still owes O'Brien - Club owners pushing a ballot measure to overturn restrictions on adult businesses strip their group's name

WCBE Newscasts
1:31 am
Fri September 21, 2007

6:33 - Fri Sep 21

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

City of Columbus reaches a settlement in the case of a woman killed after being hit by a fire truck - Columbus offers ID protection to hundreds of residents - Sludge findings

Movie Reviews
2:28 pm
Thu September 20, 2007

"It's Movie Time " September 21, 2007 On-Demand

Films reviewed: A Tribute to Gus Van Sant--Good Will Hunting, Jerry, Elephant, Last Days

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


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Ohio Public Radio
11:38 am
Thu September 20, 2007

College credit scams

Columbus, OH – Ohio's attorney general is suing a major credit card issuer and two restaurants on Ohio State University's main campus for allegedly violating the consumer sales practices act. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Public Radio
11:35 am
Thu September 20, 2007

Study finds thousands of Ohioans trapped by payday loans

Columbus, OH – Ohio now has more than 16-hundred payday lending stores that offer short-term loans. But consumer advocates and advocates for the poor have just released a study, estimating that hundreds of thousands of Ohioans are financially trapped by the loans for months or years. The activists are pushing for new limits on the interest rate...but the industry is defending its practices. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
11:08 am
Thu September 20, 2007

7:33 - Thu Sep 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio's attorney general sues major credit card company and two OSU campus-area businesses - Connecticut attorney general files suit over his state's information being placed on the Ohio computer device that was stolen in Hilliard

WCBE Newscasts
10:55 am
Thu September 20, 2007

7:06 - Thu Sep 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Payday lending stores foster financial struggles, study finds - Senator Voinovich pushes troop withdrawl measure

WCBE Newscasts
10:50 am
Thu September 20, 2007

6:33 - Thu Sep 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Latest Franklin County siren system test shows progress - Nearly 40-year old Columbus-based restaurant could be up for sale - Check cashing business expanding

WCBE Newscasts
2:04 am
Thu September 20, 2007

Noon - Thu Sep 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Three Columbus police officers acted within policy in fatal shooting of a suspect last year - Warren police officer investigated for using a taser on a woman in handcuffs - Proposal to allow smoking in cigar bars - New text message system unveiled at OSU - More legal trouble for Bengal

Ohio Public Radio
11:58 am
Wed September 19, 2007

The American Cancer Society's next challenge

Columbus, OH – After scoring successes with smoking bans in Ohio and other states, the American Cancer Society is getting into another public policy debate - this time on access to affordable health care. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
11:56 am
Wed September 19, 2007

More developments on electronic games

Columbus, OH – A top legislative leader says the fact that 2 Ohio racetracks are installing those controversial electronic video games makes it even more likely that state lawmakers will BAN the ones that offer cash or expensive prizes. Meanwhile, supporters of the games are fighting back with a new poll they say shows most Ohioans want the games to stay plugged in. With a report on both these developments, here's statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.

Ohio Public Radio
11:51 am
Wed September 19, 2007

Ohio Supreme Court hears traffic camera case

Columbus, OH – Traffic cameras are in operation in many Ohio cities, including Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and other communities. The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding on Akron's camera program, and its ruling could change the way cities penalize drivers those cameras catch. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Stories
11:47 am
Wed September 19, 2007

Getting rid of graffiti in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman paints off some graffiti at Glen Echo Ravine.

Columbus, OH – As Columbus officials continue studying whether to use cameras citywide as another safety tool, the city has expanded a digital effort to catch graffiti artists. Mike Foley reports.

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