News

Pages

WCBE Stories
1:25 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Woodland Meadows coming down

Columbus, OH – Wrecking crews have started demolishing what Columbus officials call the city's most blighted property. Mike Foley reports.

WCBE Newscasts
12:40 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Voinovich demands better training and equipment for military units - Less restrictions for third-party candidates next year - Ohio Secretary of State's pilot project sparks debate - New deal for Cincinnati school teachers - Big travel weekend expected despite record-high gas prices

WCBE Stories
12:06 am
Fri May 25, 2007

Debt solution proposed for CPS food service

Columbus, OH – The Columbus Public Schools treasurer is proposing a possible solution to the viscious cycle of debts and loans that have plagued the district's food service department in recent years. But it's not the long-term answer to the department's problems. Alison Holm reports.

Ohio Public Radio
1:17 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Human trafficking awareness

Columbus, OH – A new exhibit at the Ohio Statehouse gives visitors an insight into human trafficking. It includes a profile of victims and an overview of areas of the world where human trafficking is most prevalent. But as Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports, some Ohio lawmakers say human trafficking is alive and well in the buckeye state.

Ohio Public Radio
1:12 am
Thu May 24, 2007

New twist on horserace betting

Columbus, OH – People who go to Ohio race tracks will soon be allowed to place bets on video-taped races from decades ago, if state senators get their way. On a vote of 25 to 8, they approved a bill Wednesday authorizing the new twist on horserace betting.....and they sent the measure to the Ohio House for more scrutiny. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports the senate debate was vigorous.

WCBE Stories
12:59 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Ohio Army National Guard update

Columbus, OH – Ohio Adjutant General Major Gregory Wayt spoke recently at the Columbus Metropolitan Club. Hear his comments on Ohio's units.

WCBE Newscasts
12:42 am
Thu May 24, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Prisoner execution delayed, but carried out - Bluffton bus crash investigation to take months - Lake Erie pollution - Foresters urge campers to leave behind the firewood - Bridge in Cincinnati closes

WCBE Newscasts
12:17 am
Thu May 24, 2007

9:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Financial update including earnings reports on two Central Ohio companies - Strickland refuses state health insurance benefit - Recruiting young poll workers - Human trafficking exhibit opens at Ohio Statehouse -

WCBE Newscasts
12:08 am
Thu May 24, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear:

Tanker crashes and explodes near Newark, killing the driver - O'Brien and OSU argue over money - Ohio Senate approves new twist on betting

It's Movie Time
11:29 am
Wed May 23, 2007

"It's Movie Time" May 25, 2007 On-Demand

Films reviewed: Waitress, The Wind that Shakes the Barley

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


Read more
Ohio Public Radio
4:57 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Strip club bill to become law

Columbus, OH – That proposal to put statewide limits on strip clubs and other x-rated businesses is now on its way to becoming law. With virtually no comment Tuesday, state senators voted to go along with changes that state representatives had made in the measure. And soon afterwards, Governor Ted Strickland announced he wouldn't veto the bill. Still, the controversy may continue to boil. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen reports.

Ohio Public Radio
4:41 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Money mangement workshops for kids

Columbus, OH – Some students from Ohio's middle schools are the latest to get a lesson in real life finances. Ohio Public Radio's Jo Ingles reports.

WCBE Newscasts
1:00 am
Wed May 23, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Authorities release name of law enforcement officer who drowned trying to capture suspect - Foster care children call for overhaul of the system - Ohioans dealing with high gas prices - Strickland and 16 other Democratic governors urge President Bush to do something about the high gas prices - First air quality alert of the year issued in Central Ohio - Zoo seeks name help - Golf's top player coming to Dublin

Read more
WCBE Newscasts
12:50 am
Wed May 23, 2007

6:33

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Divers recover the body of a police officer who followed a suspect into the Ohio River - Strickland to let strip club measure become law - The governor says no to alcohol at Ohio State Fair -

Read more
WCBE Newscasts
11:41 am
Tue May 22, 2007

7:06

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Two Florida men killed in plane crash near Marysville - An update on the state's foreclosure task force

WCBE Stories
5:13 am
Tue May 22, 2007

City invests thousands in COSI comeback

Columbus, OH – With the exception of two popular traveling exhibits, COSI has struggled financially in recent years. The City of Columbus will give the museum nearly a million dollars to turn things around. Jim Letizia has details.

WCBE Newscasts
4:38 am
Tue May 22, 2007

Noon

Columbus, OH – Stories you'll hear include:

Curling iron sparks fire at Columbus apartment - Cleveland Clinic research sparks debate over diabetes drug - Bengal WR did not fail drug test, agent says

Ohio Public Radio
1:15 am
Tue May 22, 2007

Predatory lending victims testify before foreclosure task force

Columbus, OH – Ohio is in the middle of what some are calling a foreclosure crisis. Last year, Ohio saw a 24 percent increase in the number of foreclosure filings, and Ohio ranks second in the nation in the percentage of mortgage loans that are seriously delinquent. Many experts predict the situation will get gloomier before it gets brighter. On Monday, a special state task force, studying the mess, held another meeting. One of the witnesses personified the part of the foreclosure picture that's being blamed on predatory lenders. Statehouse correspondent Bill Cohen filed this report.

Read more
WCBE Stories
12:18 am
Tue May 22, 2007

Ohio State evaulation begins

Columbus, OH – A review of Ohio State University's decision-making process is now underway. Mike Foley reports.

Pages