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WCBE Newscasts
2:49 am
Wed March 12, 2008

Wednesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio woman indicted in act of domestic terrorism - State board of eduction raises cost for teaching license - Antioch college professors file lawsuit against university - Mayor Coleman to discuss safety cameras - Twinsburg township can't pay rent for town hall - Filling stations hike gas prices - Centers for disease and control say adults need vaccinations - Memorial statue to honor Bluffton University baseball players unveiled

WCBE Newscasts
2:30 am
Wed March 12, 2008

Making news Wednesday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Former president Clinton holds Ohio fundraiser for Hillary - False I.D. conspiracy busted up - Dairy activists criticize new hormone labels - Advocacy group against Abercrombie and Fitch putting name on new emergency room in Children's Hospital - Lawmakers concerned over use of legal hallucinogen - Gay rights activist want civil rights law - Columbus police ask for public help finding hit and run driver - The United Way kicks off annual food drive

Ohio Public Radio
12:54 am
Wed March 12, 2008

State senators pass bill on metal thefts

Columbus, OH – Thieves have been stripping aluminum siding from houses across Ohio. They've also been swiping copper tubing from businesses. The thefts prompted state senators today to okay a bill they hope will discourage the thieves, by drying up the market for the stolen metal. Statehouse correspondent Bill cohen reports.

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Movie Reviews
3:13 pm
Tue March 11, 2008

The Bank Job

A hope for more "B" heist movies . . .

Without cell phones a heist in the 1970's seems quaint to say the least. The "progressive" use of walkie-talkies during the crime must have seemed terribly smart except for the inevitable ham radio operator listening in.

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WCBE Newscasts
9:56 am
Tue March 11, 2008

Making news Tuesday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

A Delaware County pastor faces rape charges - Judge says smoking ban is constitutional - Legal settlement reached in Columbus police excessive force case - Ironton police officer investigated - State officials remind Ohioans to check Earned Income Tax Credit eligibility - Birds benefit from federal funding

Ohio Public Radio
9:44 am
Tue March 11, 2008

ODOT reflects on blizzard

Columbus, OH – Ohio highways are pretty clear right now, compared with how snow-covered they were on Saturday during the record-breaking snowfall. A combination of common sense by drivers and hard work by road-clearing crews helped Ohio survive the weekend's winter storm. At least that the assessment from the Ohio Department of Transportation. Scott Varner speaks for the agency, and he talked with Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen.

WCBE Stories
9:34 am
Tue March 11, 2008

City continues digout

Columbus, OH – Although major roadways are cleared, cities like Columbus continue clean-up efforts following a record snowfall. City officials also have an eye on the long-term forecast. Alison Holm reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:56 am
Tue March 11, 2008

Tuesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Not all judges pleased with counseling in lieu of jail program - Closing arguments continue in former Dublin company fraud case - Another push to add sexual orientation to civil rights list - Ohio native on latest NASA mission - The heavy snow's impact on the Great Lakes - Solar panels becoming more common, compact

WCBE Stories
3:26 am
Fri March 7, 2008

City appoints homeless advocate

Columbus City Council President Mike Mentel, Homeless and Social Services Advocate Erika Jones and Mayor Michael Coleman.

Columbus, OH – About a year ago, Columbus officials pledged to put the issue of homelessness on the city's daily agenda by creating a new position in the mayor's administration. City officials have introduced the person in charge of Columbus' efforts on the homeless front. Mike Foley reports.

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WCBE Newscasts
1:42 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Friday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Four people die in Portsmouth fire - Strickland thinks another primary in Michigan and Florida would be fair - ODOT remains confident it can keep roads clear given the big storm coming through - OHP message: DRIVE SLOW - Teachers union wants state to reverse license-fee increase - Change your clocks and smoke alarm batteries this weekend - Reds planning tribute for Opening Day

WCBE Newscasts
1:33 am
Fri March 7, 2008

Making news Friday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

City turns on more lights near the OSU campus - City invests in technology business - Whirlpool to move near Rickenbacker - Canadian press reports Clinton campaign rumor - Ohio Super Delegates still not sure who to support - Cincinnati schools avert layoffs - Lima prison repairs would be costly

Movie Reviews
9:57 am
Thu March 6, 2008

"It's Movie Time " March 7. 2008 On-Demand

Films reviewed: Semi-Pro, Charlie Bartlett, Penelope

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


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WCBE Stories
2:37 am
Thu March 6, 2008

New plan approved for Linden schools

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Schools will proceed with a plan to redesign schools in the Linden area at a cost of more than $1.1 million.

WCBE Stories
2:25 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Youth vote increase seen in Ohio

WCBE Stories
2:13 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Smooth election in Franklin County

Columbus, OH – Electronic machines were the clear preference in Franklin County, according to Board of Elections spokesperson Ben Piscitelli. Of the nearly 300,000 people who voted in Franklin County, only 810 requested paper ballots. Piscitelli tells Alison Holm that over all, things went well in the county.

WCBE Newscasts
2:00 am
Thu March 6, 2008

Making news Thursday

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Mixed month of sales for some retailers - State regulators fine Verizon for slow action - Diebold to meet with potential buyer - Husted says Ohioans can relate to McCain - Youth vote increased in Ohio's primary -

WCBE Newscasts
10:46 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Making news Wednesday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Clinton wins Ohio, Texas, and Rhode Island primaries - McCain clinches republican nomination - Clinton puts lid on Obama campaign for now - Ballot handling issues in Cuyahoga county - Winter storm wreaks havoc through Ohio - Local primary elections - Kucinich receives democratic bid for re-election

Movie Reviews
9:30 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day

Contrived . . .

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WCBE Newscasts
1:02 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Wednesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Record turnout for a primary in Ohio - Clinton says Ohio reflects trend, Obama says he still maintains delegate lead - Cuyahoga County elections director defends yesterday's operations at Cleveland precincts - Two state senators square off for long-held congressional seat - More flood warnings for central and southwest Ohio - The high cost of traffic crashes

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WCBE Stories
12:30 am
Wed March 5, 2008

Primaries clarify matchup for Franklin County commission seat

Columbus, OH – Yesterday's primary election set up a fall matchup for the Franklin County commission seat currently held by Democrat Mary Jo Kilroy, who's running for congress in the 12th district against Republican State Senator Steve Stivers. Kilroy ran unopposed in Tuesday's primary while Stivers easily won his race. The November race for county commissioner will be between Republican Jeff Miller and Democrat John O'Grady. Miller won roughly 70 percent of the vote yesterday, while O'Grady beat Cindy Lazarus by about ten percentage points. Mike Foley Reports.

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