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Ohio Public Radio
3:30 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Should state government control electricity rates?

Columbus, OH – Ohio legislators are continuing to hear conflicting testimony about whether they should keep having state government control electricity rates. At the moment, the Public Utilities Commission is scheduled to LOSE its regulatory power over electric bills, starting next year...but the Ohio Senate has approved a bill bringing BACK government price controls....and a legislative committee in the HOUSE is now looking at it. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
3:23 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Should state government control electricity rates?

Columbus, OH – Ohio legislators are continuing to hear conflicting testimony about whether they should keep having state government control electricity rates. At the moment, the Public Utilities Commission is scheduled to LOSE its regulatory power over electric bills, starting next year...but the Ohio Senate has approved a bill bringing BACK government price controls....and a legislative committee in the HOUSE is now looking at it. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
2:53 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Noon - Thu Jan 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Indictment reached in the death of a pregnant Marine from Ohio - Study finds Ohio would be a good leader and create jobs in renewable energy - OSU warns students of email scam - Metal thieves targeting air conditioning units in Columbus - Effort to increase awareness about premature births

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WCBE Stories
2:34 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Metal thieves target air conditioning units

Columbus, OH – Columbus police say in the last month or so, nearly 100 air conditioning units have been damaged or stolen. Authorities say thieves are stripping them of copper and then selling the material for cash. Columbus police commander Richard Bash discusses the problem with Mike Foley.

Ohio Public Radio
1:54 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Ohio Supreme Court hears body parts case

Columbus, OH – During an autopsy, an Ohio county coroner removed Christopher Albrecht's brain and never put it back. It's a common practice. But when Albrecht's parents learned years later that they had buried him without a brain, they filed a lawsuit that raises many questions about the treatment of bodies after death. The Ohio Supreme Court heard the case. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:40 am
Thu January 24, 2008

6:33 - Thu Jan 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Marine from Ohio faces obstruction of justice charges - Columbus school officials consider privitization of food service - Ohio Supreme Court begins hearing case related to the treatment of bodies after death

Ohio Public Radio
12:35 am
Thu January 24, 2008

Ohio Supreme Court hears body parts case

Columbus, OH – During an autopsy, an Ohio county coroner removed Christopher Albrecht's brain and never put it back. It's a common practice. But when Albrecht's parents learned years later that they had buried him without a brain, they filed a lawsuit that raises many questions about the treatment of bodies after death. The Ohio Supreme Court heard the case. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:21 am
Thu January 24, 2008

6:33 - Thu Jan 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Marine from Ohio faces obstruction of justice charges - Columbus school officials consider privatizing food service - Ohio Supreme Court begins hearing case involving the treatment of body parts after death

WCBE Newscasts
12:21 am
Thu January 24, 2008

6:33 - Thu Jan 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Marine from Ohio faces obstruction of justice charges - Columbus school officials consider privatizing food service - Ohio Supreme Court begins hearing case involving the treatment of body parts after death

WCBE Newscasts
12:21 am
Thu January 24, 2008

6:33 - Thu Jan 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Marine from Ohio faces obstruction of justice charges - Columbus school officials consider privatizing food service - Ohio Supreme Court begins hearing case involving the treatment of body parts after death

WCBE Newscasts
12:12 am
Thu January 24, 2008

6:33 - Thu Jan 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Marine from Ohio faces obstruction of justice charges - Columbus schools considers plan to privatize food service - Ohio Supreme Court begins hearing case over the treatment of bodies after death

WCBE Newscasts
12:02 am
Thu January 24, 2008

6:33 - Thu Jan 24

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus schools consider plan to privatize food service - Ohio Supreme Court begins case related to the treatment of bodies after death

Movie Reviews
2:55 pm
Wed January 23, 2008

Untraceable

Enjoyable but flawed

"You want the scent? Smell yourself." Hannibal Lecter

If you're longing for Lecter, get some good Chianti and watch Silence of the Lambs for the umpteenth time. The serial killer in the enjoyable Untraceable is not half as interesting as the cunning Hannibal, but then again the real interest is cybercrime, the Internet's ability to draw the world to a site, which if not regulated, can serve snuff as easily as sex.

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Ohio Public Radio
4:52 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Dismal economic news for Ohio

Columbus, OH – Ohio's leaders are worried the state could possibly face a nearly two billion dollar shortfall in July of 2009. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports the economic forecast for the state is gloomy.

WCBE Newscasts
4:34 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Noon - Wed Jan 23

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Youngstown fire kills six - Governor Ted Strickland projects the state budget will be in the red by the end of June next year - Ohio congressman chairs a U-S house subcomittee to protect Great Lakes from invasive species - The Cincinnati zoo intends to use animal feces for fuel - Columbus public library recieves award for accounting practices - Erie county officials consider curbside recycling - Cleveland Indians sign reliever Rafael Betancourt

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WCBE Newscasts
4:14 am
Wed January 23, 2008

8:30 - Wed Jan 23

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Youngstown fire officials say a house fire killed an undetermined amount of people - Parents file class action lawsuit against coroners and commisioners over child's brain - Secretary of state attempts to change Ohio's voting scene

WCBE Newscasts
3:59 am
Wed January 23, 2008

7:33 - Wed Jan 23

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

State employees to drive more fuel efficient vehicles - Ohio invests in ethanol plants - A State official asks for hundreds of thousands to uprgade security at statehouse - State official says it is too early to tell if restrictions on medical malpractice lawsuits are having an effect

WCBE Newscasts
3:50 am
Wed January 23, 2008

7:06 - Wed Jan 23

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Surprise rate cut appears to calm investors - Former Parma police officer on trial for rape - Wife of Ron Springs a former Dallas Cowboy and Ohio State running back sues doctors

WCBE Newscasts
3:37 am
Wed January 23, 2008

6:33 - Wed Jan 23

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus bomb squad investigates suspicious package - Cousin of U.S. Marine Cesar Laurean says Laurean visited family in Mexico - Tighter budgets and emphasis on core academic classes cut into other classes offered by Columbus schools - Banks release quarterly financial reports

WCBE Stories
3:12 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Fed rate cut will do little for economy

Columbus, OH – The Federal Reserve's decision this week to cut benchmark rates by nearly a full percentage point has resulted in speculation that another cut could be on the way. But one Central Ohio economist wasn't all that impressed with the first one. Jim Newton owns the Delaware-based consulting firm Economic Perspectives and also serves as the chief economic advisor for Commerce National Bank. In a conversation with Mike Foley, Newton calls the cut a mistake.

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