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7:07 am
Tue February 5, 2008

Buckeye fans to pay more next season

Columbus, OH – Ohio State University's Board of Trustees approved an increase in the cost of football and men's basketball tickets. Student tickets next season in those sports will rise a buck to $31. All other groups - including alumni - will pay two bucks more, resulting in a ticket price of either $62 or $72 depending on the seat location. Fees for men's basketball tickets will increase by a dollar for all groups and similar increases are planned, but not yet approved for football and basketball over the next couple years.

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WCBE Newscasts
1:34 am
Tue February 5, 2008

News this afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

OU athlete dies - Columbus police investigate beating death - Flood watches and warnings all over the state - McCain lacks management experience, according to Senator Voinovich - The hormone-free labeling debate - Columbus City Council clears the way for parking garage construction

WCBE Newscasts
1:34 am
Tue February 5, 2008

News this afternoon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

OU athlete dies - Columbus police investigate beating death - Flood watches and warnings all over the state - McCain lacks management experience, according to Senator Voinovich - The hormone-free labeling debate - Columbus City Council clears the way for parking garage construction

WCBE Newscasts
1:20 am
Tue February 5, 2008

Making news this morning

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Federal judge to hear case related to Cuyahoga County's voting system - Columbus City Council approves mayor's budget and plans some amendments - State warns residents about investment schemes -

Listener Requests
3:25 am
Mon February 4, 2008

Council to vote on mayor's budget

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Council is scheduled to vote to enact Mayor Michael Coleman's $650 million budget proposal. Council is expected to use some extra cash to amend the spending blueprint, but the seven Democrats face some tough choices. Jim Letizia reports.

Ohio Public Radio
7:53 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Strickland outlines budget cuts

Columbus, OH – Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is calling for more than 700 million dollars worth of cuts to the state's budget. As Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, jobs will be cut, the lottery will be expanded, and state facilities will be closed under the Governor's plan.

WCBE Stories
7:31 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Efforts continue for federal help with utility upgrades

Columbus, OH – Like many cities across the country, Columbus has been raising water and sewer rates to help pay for necessary infrastructure improvements. Ohio's democratic U-S senator says he's working on several measures to increase the amount of federal dollars flowing to local government for those improvements, something Columbus officials have called for repeatedly. Mike Foley reports.

WCBE Newscasts
4:23 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Noon - Fri Feb 1

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Dayton woman pleads not guilty to killing child in microwave - O.S.U. president wants to make dorms mandatory for sophmores - CNN to bring presidential debates to Ohio in February - Bodies exhibit protested in Cincinnati - National foreclosure crisis could give Columbus a chance to improve neighborhoods - African American author Charles Chesnutt honored with commemorative stamp - Cleveland Indians sign third baseman Casey Blake

WCBE Newscasts
4:23 am
Fri February 1, 2008

Noon - Fri Feb 1

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Dayton woman pleads not guilty to killing child in microwave - O.S.U. president wants to make dorms mandatory for sophmores - CNN to bring presidential debates to Ohio in February - Bodies exhibit protested in Cincinnati - National foreclosure crisis could give Columbus a chance to improve neighborhoods - African American author Charles Chesnutt honored with commemorative stamp - Cleveland Indians sign third baseman Casey Blake

WCBE Newscasts
4:00 am
Fri February 1, 2008

6:33 - Fri Feb 1

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio house minority leader John Boehner recieves reparations - Ohio congressional incumbents hold fundraising edge - Wind power boom leaves town councils at mercy of developers

It's Movie Time
4:35 pm
Thu January 31, 2008

"It's Movie Time " February 1, 2008 On-Demand

Films reviewed: Cloverdale, Untraceable

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Ohio Public Radio
4:19 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Strickland proposes hundreds of job cuts

Columbus, OH – State employees may feel the brunt of Governor Strickland's plan to plug Ohio's budget shortfall. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.

WCBE Newscasts
12:22 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Noon - Thu Jan 31

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Governor Strickland says hundreds of jobs will be cut to deal with budget gap - Red light cameras given the green light by the Ohio Supreme Court - Former Buckeye basketball coach given the okay to resume career - Bodies exhibit protested in Cincinnati -

WCBE Stories
12:13 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Coleman content with city agenda after summit

Columbus, OH – A diverse group of nearly 2,000 people packed the convention center for Columbus' first-ever citizen summit. City officials held the forum as a way to prepare for the city's bicentennial celebration, but also to seek input from residents on what the future priorities should be. Through focus groups, neighborhood outreach and conversations with folks at 23 different events this summer, the city already had about 10,000 comments to give people attending the summit a starting point.

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WCBE Stories
12:02 am
Thu January 31, 2008

Calls to exercise

Columbus, OH – Ohio State University researchers want to find out if cell phones can help people get fit. A study that began in January is designed to find out how people respond to electronic nagging in the form of automated phone messages. Professor Prabu David tells Alison Holm that the results could have broad implications even though the study is starting with a very specific population.

WCBE Newscasts
10:43 am
Wed January 30, 2008

7:33 - Wed Jan 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Gambier residents discover credit card fraud - Otterbein College president plans to step down - Tax credits to face scrutiny - Former president Clinton attacks Obama

WCBE Newscasts
10:35 am
Wed January 30, 2008

7:06 - Wed Jan 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Former Ohio governor backs Obama for president - Heimlich drops out of GOP primary race for second congressional district seat - Gun dealers agree to sales monitor - The international association of police chiefs issue recomendations on gun violence prevention - A Marysville elementary school promotes reading with fire truck rides

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WCBE Newscasts
10:27 am
Wed January 30, 2008

6:33 - Wed Jan 30

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Franklin county coroner says south side man was murdered - Economic stimulus package approved by U.S. house - Citizens pack convention center in first Columbus citizen summit - Supervalu to close sunflower market stores

WCBE Stories
10:16 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Parking garage construction commotion

Columbus, OH – The Columbus city council tabled legislation to allow construction of a downtown parking garage to start after a state lawmaker told city council the construction would drive tenants out of her nearby property. She reported that the mayor and other city officials ignored her calls and concerns for the last 15 months. Jim Letizia reports.

WCBE Stories
10:15 am
Wed January 30, 2008

Columbus school forum

Columbus, OH – The Columbus schools last night held the first of four public meetings to talk about the state of the district. Officials prepare to ask voters to approve two levies this coming fall. Alison Holm has more.

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