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Ohio Public Radio
1:22 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Private clubs must obey smoking law too

Columbus, OH – Bars, restaurants and most private clubs in Ohio will start to get hit with penalties Thursday if they are not obeying the state's new smoking ban. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

Ohio Public Radio
1:18 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Ohio's campus security group meets

Columbus, OH – An Ohio campus security task force, that was formed in the wake of the Virginia Tech shootings, held its first meeting Monday. Dozens of task force members from across the state participated by plugging into a video conference. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen also plugged in and filed this report.

Ohio Public Radio
1:10 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Budget takes priority of Ohio lawmakers this week

Columbus, OH – The top agenda item for Ohio legislators this week is -- a new 53 billion dollar budget for state government. In fact, it is taking so much time and energy, it has prompted legislators to put on hold - for a few days - a proposal to crack down on x-rated businesses. Here's a preview from statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.

WCBE Stories
1:06 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Summer strike force expands time frame

Columbus, OH – For the third consecutive year, the City of Columbus will deploy a police strike force in high-crime areas. It's traditionally started in the summer months, but this year's effort has a longer enforcement period and more money behind it. Hear all the details.

WCBE Newscasts
12:58 am
Tue May 1, 2007

7:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Fire in Columbus kills one person - Hundreds of jobs coming to Dublin - Tape of 1970 Kent State shootings to be released today

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WCBE Newscasts
12:57 am
Tue May 1, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio teen pleads guilty to more than 130 crimes - OU budget gap prompts hiring freeze - Ohio's campus security task force holds first meeting -

Movie Reviews
9:34 am
Sat April 28, 2007

Spider-Man 3

Sand a-lot

An amusement suffering by comparison with its predecessor.

Like a middle-aged man on a mission, Spider-Man 3 sags in the middle, takes a while to get somewhere, but still likes the girls, swells a progress or two, and shows some of the old idealism that fights with maturity's pragmatism. Most disappointing of all is this pre-mid-life hero, Peter Parker, aka Spider-Man (Tobey Maguire), obsessed with his love, Mary Jane (Kirsten Dunst), and his desire to marry her.

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Movie Reviews
3:06 pm
Thu April 26, 2007

Next

Now where is my car?

Poor plot twist, poor FX, poor Nick.

"It's a poor sort of memory that only works backward."

Lewis Carroll

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Ohio Public Radio
12:43 am
Thu April 26, 2007

New gambling plan may not reach voters

Columbus, OH – Last November, Ohio voters turned down a plan to expand legalized gambling at 7 race tracks and 2 sites in Cleveland. NOW, race track owners are back with ANOTHER plan for expanded gambling, and they say they need only the approval of state lawmakers - not the voters - to let it happen. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen files this report:

Ohio Public Radio
12:40 am
Thu April 26, 2007

State of the Judiciary

Columbus, OH – Ohio's top judge says more must be done to insure that the best quality legal people head the state's courts. And as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, he's asking for more money to help make that happen.

WCBE Newscasts
12:37 am
Thu April 26, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

School bus crash injures three - Hundreds of racist letters sent to OSU - Poll of Ohio voters on 08 presidential race - Advocates for the homeless don't want a housing assistance fund cap - New research on breastfeeding

WCBE Stories
12:30 am
Thu April 26, 2007

Amish school shooting investigator visits Columbus

Columbus, OH – As investigators continue to evaluate the police response to the Virginia Tech shootings, law enforcement jurisdictions nationwide are taking a look at how they would manage a similar incident. The Virginia Tech slaying happened roughly six months after the fatal shootings at an Amish school in Pennsylvania. The man in charge of coordinating that response visited Columbus to brief Ohio law enforcement officials on what he learned.

WCBE Newscasts
12:20 am
Thu April 26, 2007

9:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Wendy's profits plummet - Recent Ohio law behind car insurance rate decrease - Ohio farm quarantined - East and Northeast sides of Columbus to see the most road resurfacing - Cedar Point changes ride requirements

WCBE Newscasts
12:13 am
Thu April 26, 2007

8:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Road rage victim wants tougher law in Ohio - FBI investigates threats to cheerleaders - Reds lose, Indians win

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WCBE Newscasts
11:32 am
Wed April 25, 2007

7:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

More problems with pet food - Traffic flow changes and improvements begin on a stretch of downtown Columbus - Southeast Ohio power plant gets approval

WCBE Newscasts
11:27 am
Wed April 25, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus school bus driver faces assault charge - Recent execution rekindles debate - Cuts approved in Cincinnati public schools -

It's Movie Time
9:58 am
Wed April 25, 2007

"It's Movie Time" April 27, 2007 On-Demand

Films reviewed: Year of the Dog, Hot Fuzz, Fracture, Disturbia


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


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Movie Reviews
9:17 am
Wed April 25, 2007

Hot Fuzz

Bright Satire

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WCBE Newscasts
5:03 am
Wed April 25, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Car insurance rates in Ohio drop - No more labels on the books - Study finds 12 percent of foster households in Hamilton County include someone with an arrest record - The City of Columbus begins process of improving Hilliard-Rome road and another plan for Alum Creek drive

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1:15 am
Wed April 25, 2007

7:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Kucinich begins impeachment process against Cheney - More help for Somalis living in Ohio - Climate change expert offers some ideas for improvement

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