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WCBE Newscasts
1:31 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Tuesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Bad weather affects Ohio voting - New voting system in Cuyahoga County smooth so far - Columbus to purchase more salt for roads - Breakfast makes a big difference for kids

WCBE Newscasts
1:09 am
Tue March 4, 2008

Making news Tuesday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Knox County investigators searching for clues in Mount Vernon man's death - Columbus teachers approve new contract - Meijer recall includes Ohio - Record voter turnout for a primary expected in Franklin County -

Ohio Public Radio
11:43 am
Mon March 3, 2008

Grassroots support the key to victory?

Columbus, OH – Whoever wins Ohio's democratic presidential primary Tuesday may be the candidate who has the best "get out the vote" drive and grassroots support. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen has been watching that factor in both the Barack Obama campaign and the Hillary Clinton campaign....and he files this report.

Ohio Public Radio
11:39 am
Mon March 3, 2008

The young vote in Ohio

Columbus, OH – Recent national polls show democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama is more popular with young voters than his opponent, democrat Hillary Clinton. But what do young Ohioans think? Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports on what young buckeye voters think about the democratic presidential candidates.

WCBE Stories
11:36 am
Mon March 3, 2008

New elections director in Franklin County

Columbus, OH – The Franklin County Board of Elections will have a new director to oversee the primary election. Mike Foley has details.

WCBE Stories
11:32 am
Mon March 3, 2008

What political number crunchers are looking for

Columbus, OH – Veteran observers of Ohio's political landscape already know northeast Ohio is a Democratic stronghold, and southwest Ohio is firmly Republican. In 2004, an energized conservative block of voters in southwest Ohio made the difference for President Bush. The director of the Ohio Poll says that base does not appear to be energized to vote in the primary. Eric Rademacher talks with Jim Letizia about Ohio's primary landscape.

WCBE Newscasts
12:26 am
Mon March 3, 2008

Making news Monday

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Diebold shares soar amid possible sale - Ohio and two other states put pressure on large lender - Teachers worry about cost of obtaining a license - Another busy day for absentee voting in Franklin County - Democratic camps spin poll results - Weather could be trouble for voters tomorrow

Movie Reviews
3:54 pm
Fri February 29, 2008

Semi Pro

A loser

Talladega Nights and Blades of Glory were a mild surprise to me: amusing but not hilarious. Will Ferrell carries those pix with a bit of graceful irony. He plays the star, with his usual good-hearted silly self-delusions, mostly that he's a super star when actually he's a shlub.

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WCBE Newscasts
4:02 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Friday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Former president Bill Clinton backs Hillary - Oberlin College helps students vote - Unemployment in Ohio falling slowly - Judge allows abortion clinic to remain open - Pickup drivers less likely to wear seatbelts - Victoria Secret's Columbus CEO wants to upgrade image - Browns quarterback Derek Anderson agrees to stay on team

WCBE Newscasts
3:45 am
Fri February 29, 2008

Making news Friday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Centers for disease and control withold Great Lakes health threat report - Environmental group grades presidential candidates - Doctors at risk of identity theft - Ohio voting hotline helps voters - Ohio's foreclosure rate remains high - OSU women's basketball player Jantal Lavender hits career high

It's Movie Time
12:06 pm
Thu February 28, 2008

"It's Movie Time " February 29, 2008 On-Demand

Films reviewed: City of Men, The Other Boleyn Girl

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


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Election 2008
11:33 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Ohio Poll studies potential November matchup

Columbus, OH – A new survey of registered Ohio voters shows the November presidential election in the state could once again be tight. The University of Cincinnati's Ohio Poll shows an even split in a matchup between Democrat Barack Obama and Republican John McCain. In a head to head matchup between Hillary Clinton and McCain, the Arizona senator leads the former first lady 51 to 47 percent. Poll director Eric Rademacher tells Jim Letizia about the survey conducted last week.

WCBE Newscasts
11:28 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Making news Thursday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Franklin County authorities investigate home invasion shooting - Cutts' life spared in sentencing phase - Upper Arlington teacher free on bond - Thousands of ballots already cast for primary - Some say Ohio Senate bill on Great Lakes water would hinder multi-state compact - Scoring error confirmed in OSU basketball game

Election 2008
1:41 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Obama targets McCain

Columbus, OH – Fresh from his presidential debate with fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton Tuesday night, Barack Obama campaigned in Columbus Wednesday. At a speech on the Ohio State University campus, Obama talked a little -- at times -- as if he's about to clinch the Democratic nomination......and Republican John McCain is now his opponent.

WCBE Newscasts
12:25 am
Thu February 28, 2008

Thursday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Standoff ends in Delaware County - Fostoria fire officials looking for cause of downtown blaze - Environmental group ranks presidential candidates on green voting categories - Salt supplies dwindling this winter - Cleveland uses attention related to Democratic presidential debate for foreclosure awareness and solutions - Study finds a third of kids are harassed online

Ohio Public Radio
10:47 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Huckabee hoping for victory in Ohio

Columbus, OH – Republican presidential contender Mike Huckabee told a crowd of about 300 in Columbus Tuesday that they need to help him pull off what polls indicate would be a political miracle --- winning next week's G O P primary election. Ohio Public Radio's Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
6:02 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Wednesday afternoon's news

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Man convicted on child sex charge receives life sentence - Honda plans to transfer motorcycle production to Japan - NAFTA becomes key issue for democratic presidential candidates - Matchup polls show Obama and McCain dead even - City hall's alarm system back on line - Coal power in Ohio - Altered surveillance tape posted on Youtube causes uproar

WCBE Newscasts
5:49 am
Wed February 27, 2008

Making news Wednesday morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton battle in Cleveland debate - Columbus school teacher pleads guilty to attempting to solicit sex online - Upper Arlington teacher to appear in court on rape charges - Licking man sentenced to seven years in prison for role in slaying of pizza man - Jury deliberates on penalty in Bobby Cutts Jr. case - Religious leaders fight Payday lenders - Iraq war vets for congress -Butler county teens arraigned on charges of juvenile delinquency

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WCBE Stories
2:03 am
Tue February 26, 2008

Curbside recycling charge nearly doubles

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council has voted to increase the fee the city charges to households for its curbside recycling program. Jim Letizia has details.

WCBE Stories
1:10 am
Tue February 26, 2008

DirectBuy gives consumers more time

Columbus, OH – A national membership club that features discounted home furnishings at six locations in Ohio - including Columbus - now gives consumers a three-day window to cancel their contract with the company. Indiana-based DirectBuy offers members a chance purchase a variety of products right from manufacturers for a fee that's based on the length of the contract. Intrigued consumers must visit one of the company's showrooms to find out full details and have to make a decision on whether to join following the session.

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