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WCBE Newscasts
10:50 am
Thu September 20, 2007

6:33 - Thu Sep 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Latest Franklin County siren system test shows progress - Nearly 40-year old Columbus-based restaurant could be up for sale - Check cashing business expanding

WCBE Newscasts
2:04 am
Thu September 20, 2007

Noon - Thu Sep 20

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Three Columbus police officers acted within policy in fatal shooting of a suspect last year - Warren police officer investigated for using a taser on a woman in handcuffs - Proposal to allow smoking in cigar bars - New text message system unveiled at OSU - More legal trouble for Bengal

Ohio Public Radio
11:58 am
Wed September 19, 2007

The American Cancer Society's next challenge

Columbus, OH – After scoring successes with smoking bans in Ohio and other states, the American Cancer Society is getting into another public policy debate - this time on access to affordable health care. Ohio Public Radio's Karen Kasler reports.

Ohio Public Radio
11:56 am
Wed September 19, 2007

More developments on electronic games

Columbus, OH – A top legislative leader says the fact that 2 Ohio racetracks are installing those controversial electronic video games makes it even more likely that state lawmakers will BAN the ones that offer cash or expensive prizes. Meanwhile, supporters of the games are fighting back with a new poll they say shows most Ohioans want the games to stay plugged in. With a report on both these developments, here's statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen.

Ohio Public Radio
11:51 am
Wed September 19, 2007

Ohio Supreme Court hears traffic camera case

Columbus, OH – Traffic cameras are in operation in many Ohio cities, including Columbus, Cleveland, Dayton and other communities. The Ohio Supreme Court is deciding on Akron's camera program, and its ruling could change the way cities penalize drivers those cameras catch. Statehouse correspondent Karen Kasler reports.

WCBE Stories
11:47 am
Wed September 19, 2007

Getting rid of graffiti in Columbus

Columbus Mayor Michael Coleman paints off some graffiti at Glen Echo Ravine.

Columbus, OH – As Columbus officials continue studying whether to use cameras citywide as another safety tool, the city has expanded a digital effort to catch graffiti artists. Mike Foley reports.

WCBE Stories
11:32 am
Wed September 19, 2007

Columbus schools consider summer program to improve test scores

Columbus, OH – Columbus City Schools Superintendent Gene Harris has updated board members on the latest academic achievement scores and floated a plan to improve test scores that could include adding a required summer reading program and shrinking the size of middle school math classes. Alison Holm reports.

WCBE Newscasts
11:28 am
Wed September 19, 2007

7:33 - Wed Sep 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Columbus schools study latest achievement numbers and consider adding summer program to improve scores - Two developments in the electronic game issue

WCBE Newscasts
11:24 am
Wed September 19, 2007

7:06 - Wed Sep 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio Republican Party says it's not getting information requested from the state's top elections official - Graffiti camera program expands in Columbus

WCBE Newscasts
11:20 am
Wed September 19, 2007

6:33 - Wed Sep 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

CAIR wants FBI to look into attack at Columbus mosque - Ohio Supreme Court hears traffic camera case - Akron among least congested cities

WCBE Newscasts
1:27 am
Wed September 19, 2007

Noon - Wed Sep 19

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Another store to close at City Center - Classes begin at OSU - Fire safety awareness for students - Columbus City Schools to consider changes to improve test scores - Former Bengal charged with failing to pay child support

Movie Reviews
2:28 pm
Tue September 18, 2007

In the Valley of Elah

Good Cops

It's not Al Gore.

It took me a while to get over the dominance of the murder investigation from In the Valley of Elah. A film circumscribed by the Iraq War shouldn't be just about a stateside murder. But it all made sense to me after I thought about how a writer deals with a tragedy of immense proportions?in this case the frustrations of finding a murderer amid the confusing tangle of forensic evidence (Where's CSI when you need it?) tied to a war just as convoluted as the case.

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WCBE Newscasts
1:34 am
Tue September 18, 2007

Noon - Tue Sep 18

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Meth lab bust in Licking County - American Cancer Society's next big effort - Kroger earnings increase - Ohio woman gives birth at gas station

WCBE Newscasts
1:23 am
Tue September 18, 2007

7:33 - Tue Sep 18

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Earthjustice lawsuit seeks better standards for air conditioners and heat pumps - Tax break for Ohio homeowners

WCBE Newscasts
1:20 am
Tue September 18, 2007

7:06 - Tue Sep 18

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Republican candidate for mayor in Columbus files lawsuit against school district - Findlay businesses back to business -

WCBE Newscasts
1:15 am
Tue September 18, 2007

6:33 - Tue Sep 18

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Former prison nurse sentenced to life in prison - Loan troubles continue for National City - Toledo Blade seeks emails from county official

WCBE Stories
10:46 am
Mon September 17, 2007

Big Darby Accord lacks full support

Columbus, OH – Ten Central Ohio jurisdictions spent months outlining plans to preserve the health of the Big Darby Watershed and develop land away from its most sensitive areas. But four of those planning municipalities have yet to officially sign the agreement. Mike Foley has details.

WCBE Newscasts
10:41 am
Mon September 17, 2007

7:33 - Mon Sep 17

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Ohio worker dies from fall in West Virginia - Legal setback for the U.S. Department of Energy - Shootout between Bengals and Browns

WCBE Newscasts
10:37 am
Mon September 17, 2007

7:06 - Mon Sep 17

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

GM/UAW talks to continue today - Castle Doctrine debated - Brent Spence Bridge has one of the highest crash rates in the nation

WCBE Newscasts
10:33 am
Mon September 17, 2007

6:33 - Mon Sep 17

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear:

Fire kills five in Greenville - State data theft device impacting Connecticut - Big Darby Accord still lacks official support from four of the ten jurisdictions - Buckeyes move up in poll after big win at Washington

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