The Two-Way
8:44 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Unemployment Rate Drops To 7.8 Percent; 114,000 Jobs Added To Payrolls

Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 11:27 am

The nation's unemployment rate fell to 7.8 percent in September from 8.1 percent in August even though just 114,000 jobs were added to private and public payrolls, the Bureau of Labor Statistics reports.

Those hard-to-reconcile figures — a decline in the jobless rate even though job growth was relatively weak — appear to be at least partly explained by a sharp increase in the number of Americans who found part-time jobs and counted themselves as employed.

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The Two-Way
8:24 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Sacre Bleu! French Bees' Taste For M&Ms Makes For Colored Honey

We knew the Honey Nut Cheerios bee liked sweet stuff. But imagine what would happen if he met green M&M?
Doug Kanter/Rusty Jarrett AFP/Getty Images

Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 11:32 am

Why were their bees producing honey in shades of blue and green, wondered beekeepers in the Alsace region of France?

The answer, according to France 24 and Le Monde, was that the bees apparently like M&M's.

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News
8:17 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Police Find Body Of Missing Columbus Man

Columbus police say the body of a man has been found a week after his co-workers reported him missing.

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News
8:04 am
Fri October 5, 2012

"Hilltop Creeper" Indicted

The man Columbus police have dubbed the "Hilltop Creeper" was indicted by a Franklin County grand jury yesterday.

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News
8:02 am
Fri October 5, 2012

"Sweetheart Swinder" Heading To Prison

The Fairfield County woman authorities are calling the "Sweetheart Swindler" is headed back to prison.

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Movies
8:00 am
Fri October 5, 2012

October 7, 2012 On the Marquee

On this week's show, Kristin and Nick discuss new releases Taken 2 and Frankenweenie, new Blu-rays Dark Shadows and People Like Us, and more.


On the Marquee highlights the week’s movie releases—both in theaters and on DVD and Blu-ray.  It airs on WCBE every Sunday morning at 9:01.


For more updates and reviews, find On the Marquee on Facebook.


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News
7:57 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Resource Officer To Remain In Jail

The former Columbus police officer accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls will stay in jail until his trial.

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Election Coverage
7:55 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Labor Group Registers Thousands For POTUS

The AFL-CIO says it has registered more than 450-thousand new voters from union households, including 68-thousand in Ohio, in a bid to help President Obama win re-election.

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Around the Nation
7:55 am
Fri October 5, 2012

Venezuelans In Fla. Face 900-Mile Trip To Vote

Originally published on Fri October 5, 2012 8:58 am

Venezuelans go to the polls Sunday in an election that will decide if President Hugo Chavez remains in power. Polls indicate it's his most serious electoral challenge since taking office nearly 14 years ago, and it's mobilizing large numbers of voters in Venezuela — and in the U.S.

Nearly 20,000 Venezuelans living in Florida are registered to vote, and most arrived in the past decade, since Chavez took power. He upended the old power structure, installing a socialist government that seized property and nationalized industries.

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News
7:53 am
Fri October 5, 2012

NHL Lockout Extends Into Regular Season

The first five games of the Columbus Blue Jackets' season have been scrapped because of the National Hockey League lockout.

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