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Ohio Public Radio
10:11 am
Mon July 16, 2007

Lake Erie land

Columbus, OH – Owners of Ohio land along the Lake Erie shore have won a victory in their battles with state officials who regulate coastal land. Governor Ted Strickland has announced he's changing a major policy at the Department of Natural Resources. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report.

Ohio Public Radio
1:43 am
Mon July 16, 2007

Moving Ohio's presidential primary

Columbus, OH – Some Ohio legislators are calling for Ohio's presidential primary to be moved up by five weeks. They say that's the only way voters in the Buckeye State will have a say in who the major parties pick as their nominees. At the moment, though, it doesn't appear as if this proposal is going to move in the legislature. Details now from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:34 am
Mon July 16, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Two important searches for Columbus police - Columbus saving on fuel - Ozone and poison ivy - Wedge's contract extended in Cleveland

Movie Reviews
4:36 pm
Fri July 13, 2007

Eagle vs. Shark

Eagle and Shark party hard.

You decide.

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Ohio Public Radio
1:37 am
Fri July 13, 2007

Ohioans mistakenly sign stripper petition (Part 2)

Columbus, OH – Some Ohioans who favor limits on strip clubs are mistakenly signing petitions that could lead to newly-passed limits being wiped out by the voters. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen broke that story, and now in part 2 of his series, we hear reaction from both sides in the dispute ---the strip club OWNERS who don't like the new limits that state lawmakers have approved...... and the "traditional values" group that pushed legislators to pass the limits in the first place.

WCBE Stories
1:22 am
Fri July 13, 2007

Friday fears over 13

Columbus, OH – It's not the most common phobia, but a large number of people are a bit on edge and probably adjust their routines when the number 13 falls on a Friday. Kappy Madenwald - clinical director for Franklin County's Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health board talks with Mike Foley about the condition and how to confront the fear.

WCBE Newscasts
1:13 am
Fri July 13, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus police have a suspect in Tuesday's stabbing death in Linden - Montgomery County prosecutor accused of violating federal law - Drought in Ohio spreading - Restitution coming for thousands of Ohioans victimized by predatory lending - Friday the 13th stirs fears for many

WCBE Newscasts
1:03 am
Fri July 13, 2007

7:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

City finds no need for a traffic light or stop sign at intersection near the Columbus school where a young girl died after being hit by a bus - Columbus moving to pass its own metal theft law - Lucas County Democratic Party leader resigns

WCBE Newscasts
12:57 am
Fri July 13, 2007

7:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

U-S Customs agent found dead in Southwest Ohio - Settlement reached in Franklin County taser incident - Giddy over Gee

WCBE Newscasts
12:49 am
Fri July 13, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Overnight shooting in Franklin Township - Ohio Parole Board reverses decision - Cuts coming at Longaberger - QU poll on presidential race

It's Movie Time
4:34 pm
Thu July 12, 2007

"It's Movie Time" July 13, 2007 On-Demand

Films reviewed: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix, The Golden Door

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

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Ohio Public Radio
5:15 am
Thu July 12, 2007

More at risk in data theft

Columbus, OH – The theft of a computer device from a state intern is putting many more Ohioans at risk of identity theft than was previously thought. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports authorities have discovered more than a million Ohioans are now affected.

Ohio Public Radio
5:12 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Bill to change license laws

Columbus, OH – A bill under consideration by state lawmakers would make it illegal for state boards and commissions to deny licenses and certifications to ex convicts. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Public Radio
1:39 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Ohioans mistakenly sign stripper petition

Columbus, OH – Some Ohioans who'd like to see a crackdown on strip clubs are mistakenly signing a petition that could eventually lead to just the OPPOSITE --- a DROPPING of new limits on X-rated businesses. It's a confusing situation out on the streets where the petition circulators are working. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen has produced a two-part series. Here is part one.

WCBE Newscasts
1:24 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

QU poll on President Bush's approval rating and 2008 candidates - Senator Voinovich speaks at hearing on clean air standards - Disappointing numbers for Ohio retailers - Rethinking conservation - New name unveiled for the water park adjacent to Columbus zoo

WCBE Newscasts
1:11 am
Thu July 12, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Linden victim identified - The bow tie will be back in style in Columbus - Education groups meet with Governor Strickland - Tribe, Blue Jackets strike deals with key players

Ohio Public Radio
12:42 am
Thu July 12, 2007

Gee returns to OSU

Columbus, OH – The man who was the 11th president of the Ohio State University has been re-hired, as its 14th president. And that puts Gordon Gee back at the helm of the university with the largest student enrollment in the nation. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Newscasts
11:56 am
Wed July 11, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Today's Stories Include:

Train hits and kills joking man - Bio-fuel promoters visit Ohio gas stations - Florida man convicted of hit-and-run death of Dublin multi-millionaire

WCBE Newscasts
11:48 am
Wed July 11, 2007

7:33

Columbus, OH –

Today's stories include:

State Board of Education adopts anti-bullying policy - City officials disagree over need for new police officers - Murdered doctor's wife convicted of killing, sentence still to come

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WCBE Stories
11:44 am
Wed July 11, 2007

School Buses May Get Seat Belts

Washington, DC –

Today, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is holding a day-long public meeting in Washington on the issue of putting seat belts in school buses. The session comes on the heels of a study by Columbus Children's Hospital, which found thousands of Ohio children are injured each year in school bus accidents.

Doctor Gary Smith directs The Center for Injury Research and Policy at Children's. He tells WCBE's Mike Foley the study results reinforce the need for seat belts in school buses.

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