Columbus, OH – At the moment, Ohio Governor Ted Strickland is popular among democrats and republicans alike. That's fueled speculation that whoever becomes the Democratic nominee for President might pick Strickland as a running mate to try to ensure that the Buckeye State would vote Democratic. But a new public opinion poll shows that might not be a sure-fire strategy. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Columbus, OH – Marriage and divorce create blended families who often have several last names. And with those changes come a challenging problem in crisis situations - how to find a victim's loved ones before it's too late. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.
Columbus, OH – A new public opinion poll shows most Ohioans want to take a tough stand against illegal immigration. At the same time, a bill that would put sanctions against illegal immigrants into state LAW has gone nowhere in the legislature. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Mr. Magorium's Wonder Emporium is Mr. Magorium's Wonder Dumborium, a pastiche of clich?s about "believing" in magic in order for the toys in this wonderland to come alive. Although Mr. Magorium (Dustin Hoffman) is 243 years old, almost as old as the actor, he seems able to live another couple of centuries except that he's inexplicably decided to die on Saturday.
Mercury spill causes school closure in Columbus - Ohio prison population tops 50,000 - Five Ohio areas among top 25 highest for foreclosures - Ohio vets demand better fuel efficiency standards - Contact information database proposed to reach people quickly in emergencies - Suppliment found to help older men stay sharp
Columbus, OH – Anti-abortion activists say - once in a while, women in Ohio will get an abortion against their will - they're being coerced into getting an abortion by someone else. To try to prevent those kinds of incidents, the advocates are pushing for a new Ohio law that would require special signs at abortion clinics. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.
Fire destroys Wellington warehouse - OSU's Henton enters plea - Ohio State among the schools sending the most students abroad for study - Saving the Big Dipper - Tressel doesn't expect penalty from Big Ten after mid-field clash following Illinois game
Illness at northern Ohio ROTC event caused by heat - Hamilton County officials say prison inmates must be released due to overcrowding and failed tax levy - Deibold sures up ATM security - Cheaper products actually have a higher cost
Columbus, OH – A college football season that's seen more than its fair share of upsets claimed another on Saturday. Ohio State dropped from the top spot in the BCS to number 7 after a shocking 28-21 home loss to Illinois. Jim Letizia reports.
Unionized Ford workers in Northern Ohio begin voting today - GM plant to produce parts for hybrid vehicle - Car insurance for pets - Field goals drive Cincinnati's win, Cleveland's first-half success fails in the second half
Northeast Ohio police officer critically burned in crash - Union County's approach to the upcoming flu season - Poll finds support for Republicans in Ohio despite President Bush's unpopularity - Democratic mayors control Ohio's major cities
Northern Ohio teens sickened during ROTC drill - Vinton County teens who ingested poisonous seeds are out of the hospital - City of Columbus bans student drop-offs on streets near schools - Buckeyes drop in the BCS rankings
Columbus, OH – Fire investigators suspect arson in multiple truck fire in Hilliard - Energy bill likely not coming this year - Report finds children will be more affected by global climate change than adults - Pertussis cases increase in Worthington - West Virginia hospital shortage part of reason for sending newborns and pregnant mothers to hospitals in Ohio and other states - Cleveland's iron chef
Sidney Lumet knows the wages of sin. Dog Day Afternoon was a classic of the heist that went wrong with a performance by Al Pacino that went right. His newest crime in the city is Before the Devil Knows You're Dead, from an Irish toast, "May you be in heaven half an hour before the devil knows you're dead."
Films reviewed: Fred Claus, Wristcutters, Bee Movie
By hosts John DeSando and Clay Lowe
It's Movie Time has won numerous national awards including Silver Microphone and Communicator honors.
Drs. Lowe and DeSando were moderator and panelist respectively on TV 25's World Film Classics. Both have been professors, Lowe at Ohio State University and DeSando at Franklin University in Columbus, Ohio.