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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.

WCBE Stories
3:12 am
Wed January 23, 2008

Non-core classes decline in Columbus

Columbus, OH – Tighter budgets and increased emphasis on core academic courses are cutting into a number of other classes offered in Columbus City Schools. Alison Holm reports.

Listener Requests
4:18 am
Tue January 22, 2008

MLK statewide oratory contest

Columbus, OH – Civil rights leaders say teaching the message of Dr. Martin Luther King Junior to each new generation remains critical in keeping his legacy alive. Each year, kids from around Ohio enter a statewide oratory contest with King's words and work as its focus. Here are some excerpts from this year's winning speeches, delivered by their authors:
3rd grader Amir Idris of South Euclid, 6th grader Sarah Wilkes of Columbus, 7th grader Lazette Carter of Beavercreek and senior Destin Tevis of Columbus.

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Ohio Public Radio
4:01 am
Tue January 22, 2008

State revenue shortfall fears grow

Columbus, OH – Wall Street struggled to steady itself Tuesday, climbing back from an early plunge after the Federal Reserve implemented an emergency interest rate cut in hopes of restoring stability to a faltering U.S. economy. The Dow Jones industrials, down 465 points at the start of the session, recovered to a loss of more than 100 points. The plunge in the stock market is bad news for state government in Ohio. That means it could also turn out to be bad news for taxpayers, people who depend on state services, and others. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

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Ohio Public Radio
1:01 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Massive voting changes may not take place

Columbus, OH – The big moves that were called for after a report found Ohio's voting machines are vulnerable to malfuctions and hackers may not happen after all. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Stories
12:51 am
Tue January 22, 2008

IRS warns of tax scams

Columbus, OH – This is the time of year when companies begin mailing W-2 forms to their employees, and taxpayers start pulling together information for income tax returns. It's also when scam artists get rolling, offering to procure big income tax refunds with questionable procedures. IRS media specialist Chris Kerns tells Alison Holm that scammers rely on the fact that many people find the tax code confusing.

WCBE Newscasts
12:45 am
Tue January 22, 2008

Noon - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Stock drop heightens fears of state budget shortfall - Nine escape Grove City fire - IRS warns of tax scams - Common brain removal procedure during autopsies spurs debate and case for the Ohio Supreme Court

WCBE Newscasts
12:35 am
Tue January 22, 2008

8:06 - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Six injured in crash near Gemini Parkway - Westerville investigators continue searching for answers in St. Ann's hospital death - What's next for the "do not call" list - Schott home to be restored

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WCBE Newscasts
12:32 am
Tue January 22, 2008

7:06 - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Kucinich to continue push to be on Texas primary ballot - Finding the green features in hotels - Highland County judge faces legal trouble again

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WCBE Newscasts
12:19 am
Tue January 22, 2008

8:06 - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Six injured in crash near Gemini Parkway - Westerville investigators continue searching for answers in St. Ann's hospital death - What's next for the "do not call" list - Schott home to be restored

WCBE Newscasts
12:19 am
Tue January 22, 2008

8:06 - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Six injured in crash near Gemini Parkway - Westerville investigators continue searching for answers in St. Ann's hospital death - What's next for the "do not call" list - Schott home to be restored

WCBE Newscasts
12:03 am
Tue January 22, 2008

7:06 - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Kucinich to continue appeal to be on Texas primary ballot - Are hotels really going green? - Highland County judge in legal trouble again

WCBE Newscasts
12:03 am
Tue January 22, 2008

7:06 - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Kucinich to continue appeal to be on Texas primary ballot - Are hotels really going green? - Highland County judge in legal trouble again

WCBE Newscasts
12:03 am
Tue January 22, 2008

7:06 - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Kucinich to continue appeal to be on Texas primary ballot - Are hotels really going green? - Highland County judge in legal trouble again

WCBE Newscasts
12:03 am
Tue January 22, 2008

7:06 - Tue Jan 22

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Kucinich to continue appeal to be on Texas primary ballot - Are hotels really going green? - Highland County judge in legal trouble again

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